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This is NOT a Bull Market: How the Market Works

Posted by kdadmin on April 19th, 2016

This is NOT a Bull Market:  How the Market Works

Just to be CLEAR, we are NOT in a Bull Market. I can’t tell you the number of times that,…

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How the Market Works

“Extra Cautious” Is Not Good: How the Market Works

Posted by kdadmin on March 31st, 2016

“Extra Cautious” Is Not Good:  How the Market Works

Don’t do it. You know what I’m talking about. Don’t go out in the market and buy a lot of…

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How Our Clients Made Money During the Worst January in History: How the Market Works

Posted by kdadmin on February 27th, 2016

How Our Clients Made Money During the Worst January in History: How the Market Works

Recently, one of my clients told me it was okay to gloat a bit. So, here goes. WHO MADE MONEY…

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Clear Perspective on a Volatile Stock Market: How to Invest

Posted by kdadmin on February 9th, 2016

Clear Perspective on a Volatile Stock Market: How to Invest

A few days ago, a new friend asked me about investments. She was frustrated with how her current advisor was…

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Don’t Day Trade Market News:  How to Invest

Posted by kdadmin on January 27th, 2016

Don’t Day Trade Market News:  How to Invest

The other day, a client asked me, “Zurich, how do you invest around a Fed meeting announcement? Do you buy…

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How to Invest in 2016:  SPY & OIL, a Timely Divorce

Posted by kdadmin on January 22nd, 2016

How to Invest in 2016:  SPY & OIL, a Timely Divorce

As with many troubled marriages, there often comes a breaking point where the more stable partner dumps the dysfunctional, hysterical…

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How to Invest in 2016: Panic or Profit

Posted by kdadmin on January 20th, 2016

How to Invest in 2016: Panic or Profit

This is the view down from the winding staircase atop the Arc De Triomphe in Paris, France. I mean, if…

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Which Investments Would You Prefer in the 2016 Market Crash?

Posted by kdadmin on January 13th, 2016

Which Investments Would You Prefer in the 2016 Market Crash?

Look at this chart. Which two investments do you hope make up 90% of your portfolio? This is NOT the…

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China Is a Wonderful, Troubling Thing: How the Market Works

Posted by kdadmin on January 8th, 2016

China Is a Wonderful, Troubling Thing: How the Market Works

China is a wonderful thing. Nay, a beautiful thing. Its lantern festivals can deeply validate the core values of wisdom,…

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How to Invest in 2016: Cash is King

Posted by kdadmin on December 31st, 2015

How to Invest in 2016: Cash is King

Happy New Year! Let’s kick the new year off right, and cut the crap. For all its drama, the S&P…

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Why You Care If Today is the Date the Federal Funds Rate Increases

Posted by kdadmin on December 16th, 2015

Why You Care If Today is the Date the Federal Funds Rate Increases

Winston Churchill once said, “The farther back you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.” Now, I…

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High Yield Bond Market: An 18 Month Old Warning

Posted by kdadmin on December 15th, 2015

High Yield Bond Market: An 18 Month Old Warning

Way back on June 26, 2014, I published this article about why we had dumped our entire high yield bond…

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Stock Market Stall:  What’s Happening with the Stock Market?

Posted by kdadmin on December 3rd, 2015

Stock Market Stall:  What’s Happening with the Stock Market?

If you’re in an airplane, and the wing stalls, you fall out of the sky and crash. If you’re in…

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Protect Your Investment Portfolio:  Avoid Being an Amateur Investor

Posted by kdadmin on November 25th, 2015

Protect Your Investment Portfolio:  Avoid Being an Amateur Investor

When people discover that I own an investment company, one of the first questions I get is, “How do you…

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How the Market Works: Fed Minute Mania

Posted by kdadmin on November 18th, 2015

How the Market Works: Fed Minute Mania

Let’s see, what will the Fed have cooked up for us today? Will it be more doom and gloom? Will…

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