Stocks end busy week mixed | Week in Review… 09/22/2017

Stocks ended mixed last week as investors digested a slew of data.  First, global central banks sent mixed messages as the U.S. Fed was perceived to be slightly hawkish while Japan’s Central Bank was overtly dovish.  Earnings were less than thrilling as most of the stocks that reported fell on heavy volume.  Additionally, geopolitical tensions […]

Top 10 Ways to Think Differently About the Stock Market

  You cannot expect to do well in the market if you look at investing in a normal way.  By definition, being average is doing what most other people do… since investing is largely a psychological game, doing what other people do is natural.  Average results come from normal people acting in normal ways. To […]

Post Analysis – Know Thyself

Know Thyself is one of the most important attributes to master (which is ongoing process) in order to successfully navigate capital markets. The term know thyself stems from ancient Greece. The Ancient Greek aphorism “Know thyself”, Greek: γνῶθι σεαυτόν gnōthi seauton was inscribed in the pronaos (forecourt) of the Temple of Apollo at Delphi. In Latin, […]

Stocks Hit Fresh Record Highs | Week in Review… 09/16/2017

Stocks rallied sharply last week after the damage from hurricane Irma was much less than originally expected. Thankfully, in the 11th hour, Irma weakened considerably, made a last-minute turn, and skated up the west coast of Florida. The Dow, S&P 500, Nasdaq Composite, and Russell all ended the week higher as investors continued to shrug […]