Anticipating the September 2016 Fed Announcement

Markets and The Fed Unfortunately, for the last 7 years, financial markets have moved based on the expectations and decisions of the federal reserve instead of from fundamentals, technicals or any other historical metric. Tomorrow’s Fed announcement will likely continue this unprecedented and unwelcome pattern. Should the Fed raise rates, we would expect that equity READ MORE

8 Important Financial Advantages from the Investment Professor

The financial world is a crazy place; full of change, chance and opportunity. How does anybody across the country capitalize on the future when there are so many economic variables? As evidenced by the recent Brexit, the United Kingdom is preparing its transition away from the European Union (EU). Economic conditions change, as do financial READ MORE

Brexit causes some investors to exit

According to the yahoo article found here, Jamie Dimon and Lloyd Blankfein have delivered memos to their clients about the recent vote that will remove Britain from the European Union, also known as Brexit. Read their Brexit quotes below. Dimon’s memo: British citizens voted yesterday to begin a new, independent relationship with the European Union. READ MORE

Stock Market Volatility and Your Money

What should I do with my stock? The past 4 weeks delivered significant fluctuations across financial markets, so what should I do with my stock? Great question, but to help you answer that question you should ask yourself: What else am I invested in? What is the objective of my entire portfolio and where does this stock READ MORE

Rule 48

Rule 48. Exemptive Relief — Extreme Market Volatility Condition (a) In the event that extremely high market volatility is likely to have a Floor-wide impact on the ability of DMMs to arrange for the fair and orderly opening, reopening following a market-wide halt of trading at the Exchange, or closing of trading at the Exchange READ MORE

Stock Market Conditions are Choppy

Market Conditions In terms of gains and losses, the U.S. Equity Markets remain relatively stagnant for the year. If you fell asleep in January and woke up today you would not have missed much, yet you would have missed a lot.  The market is moving which is great but the activity has lead no where- READ MORE

Stock Market Trend Changes Can Rip Your Face Off

When stock market trends change, they happen in a hurry leaving mom and pop investors feeling like the town of Havasu would if the Hoover Dam broke. It was February of 2007 and John and Erica were sitting pretty for retirement.  Their house was paid off and their liquid investments were valued near $1,000,000.  The READ MORE

Where Should I Rollover My 401k- Are Bonds Safe?

Retirement is near, your 401k is looking great from all those years of hard work and all you want is to draw a little interest off of your hard earned assets with as little risk as possible. So: Where should I Rollover my 401k and where should I invest for retirement? For many people, the READ MORE

How to Choose a Financial Advisor

Choosing a Financial Advisor can be a scary thought, especially if you are not a financial expert. In fact, choosing a financial advisor is enough to make you want to have a drink! It can be much easier however, if you ask the financial advisor questions listed below.           What should I look READ MORE