The “Market Message” is back to a weekly production calendar. It turned out that we were missed more than we imagined. A number of you told us you liked the regular, Friday Market Message and who are we to deny our public the right to goodness!
This week, we talk about five disturbing items we found in the most recent Budget proposed by the President. Passage of these items would do real damage to savings—at a time when contemporary adult savers are already way behind in their retirement planning, to say nothing of the confiscatory and Constitutionally challengeable nature of these proposals.
In the last couple of weeks, the U.S. stock market has fallen 6% for reasons that are not uniformly agreed upon. The questions, then, are, “What’s going on?” and “Where do we go from here?”
This week, we describe the three scenarios that are most likely to manifest from here, and even assign probabilities to each. As always, this information is intended for illumination, and not as instructions.
Let’s talk about the Taper. Yes, the Federal Reserve is in the early stages of a resumption to normal monetary conditions. Specifically, they have begun reducing the amount of monthly open market bond purchases, and eventually they’ll no longer be buying bonds. Eventually, they will begin to raise interest rates.
How will this affect investors’ bond portfolios and the future prospect of holding bonds?
This week, Bill Valentine shares with you some of the latest activities at his Firm in relation to this issue.
With the New Year behind us, we look to hear Bill’s thoughts on what might be in store for 2014.
This week, Bill Valentine shares with you how Valentine Ventures is postured with its Growth Assets and what that means for the year ahead.
The Bank of America recently partnered with the Khan Academy creating, in the process, an online library of videos that look a lot like our very own Wealth Academy (www.wealthacademy.org).
This week, we tell you how we feel about competition like this!
For nearly four years, we’ve been sending you a video once a week without fail. Ironically, by the way we look at the world, there really isn’t that much worth talking about, when it comes to investing.
This week, we explain how we are going to change the frequency of our videos, in the hopes of improving their content and utility.
This week, Bill Valentine tells you everything you need to know about what to do with your money right now, and in the process, you’ll learn how to synthesize the news about the economy and markets into meaningful action that will make you rich.
So….the government is in shutdown status. But what does that mean for investors?
This week Bill Valentine quickly looks at the historical data to give us some guidance on what the future might hold.
Did you know that the yield on the 10-year Treasury note can tell you quite a few things about the markets?
In this week’s Market Message, Bill Valentine shares four distinct insights to be taken from the 10-year Treasury yield.