Responding to Stock Market Conditions

In 2018 I wrote 12 articles that encouraged investors to take a more cautious approach to investing and have a defensive strategy in place.  However, it was not until the 4th quarter that the stock market began its steep decline.  The S&P 500 lost about 20% of its value. The FAANGs (Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix and […]

I don’t want to lose half my money!

Last year, Warren Buffett told Berkshire Hathaway shareholders that “losses of 50% or more are not only possible, but inevitable in the future.”  Based on the context of the letter, his warnings seem to imply that he was looking at 2019 to 2020 as a period of high risk.  He was not specific, but there […]

Are You Being Fooled?

Are you being fooled? What’s Actually Going on with the Stock Market. Are you being fooled? Do you truly know the health and the state of the stock market? Do you know the warning signs to be on the lookout for? If you’re like most investors the answer is likely no. Besides, why would you? […]

It’s Not Your Fault

Have you heard these statements? We didn’t see this coming. You need to be well diversified. Invest for the long run. You have lost money, but selling now is unwise. The stock market goes up and down.  That’s just the way it works. I thought so. These types of statements are intended to deflect investors’ […]