Randy’s blog

Are We Due For A Market Correction?

We believe that it is difficult if not impossible to try and time the markets and that investors are better off developing a long term


Markets and Election Years…. Can Politics Predict Performance?

Election years have traditionally been market-friendly, but that doesn’t mean you should base your portfolio decisions on politics. It seems that the election cycle starts


The Value of Advice

Why should we pay an advisor- financial or otherwise?   What value do they add?  This can be answered in several ways and depends on what


The World Is A Scary Place

The new year is around the corner and the media has written   “The Economy is booming and Americans revel in the prosperity after bouncing back


September’s volatility extends into October

The first week and a half of trading this month took investors on a wild ride. The Dow Jones Industrial Average, for example, posted its


Volatility & Risk

Wednesday this week (October 8, 2014) and Thursday this week  marked the biggest one day rally and worst one day drop for the Dow Jones


Terrorism the markets and You

“The only thing we have to fear is fear itself” The above quote is from Franklin D. Roosevelt and was part of a speech given


This Time It's Different

As the media fights to fill a never ending news cycle and politicians need a crisis to justify their existence, we are inundated with bad


Freaky Friday (the 13th)

The only time in our lives when we don’t look forward to Friday might be when it happens to land on the 13th of the


High Frequency Trading, Transparency and Technology

High-frequency trading – which describes how faster computer networks may give some traders at high-speed electronic trading firms a price advantage when fulfilling investment orders


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