Coronavirus Fears Continue

Coronavirus Fears Continue “The investor who is prudent and long-term wins out over investors who market time and panic when times are bad.” –Mark Matson 03-16-2020 It’s only natural to be nervous about the markets. It’s our human instincts kicking in. These instincts have served us well in keeping us alive but can be our …

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Coronavirus and the Markets

  Coronavirus and the Markets “When markets come back, you better be there.” –Paul Winkler 03-12-2020 Wow! What strange times we live in. Colleges and universities sending students home to finish classes online, NCAA basketball tournament to be played in empty arena’s, NBA suspends the season indefinitely, American workers working from home etc, etc. It …

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This Too Will Pass

This Too Will Pass “Extreme percentage swings are to be expected; they’ve always been part of being a long-term investor and achieving the significant gains that stocks have offered.” –Eric Nelson 03-10-2020 This too will pass. Going through extreme market volatility is never an easy thing. Check out this very well researched article by Nelson …

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Matson on Coronavirus

Matson on Coronavirus “It’s never the right time to panic.” –Mark Matson 03-02-2020 The coronavirus continues to wreak havoc in the financial markets. Check out our friend, Mark Matson, in his recent appearance on Fox Business where he adds some perspective on this crisis: Focus On The Next 5-10 Years… And Not The Next 5-10 …

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Buffett on Coronavirus

Buffett on Coronavirus “Has the 10-year or 20-year outlook for American business changed in the last 24 to 48 hours?” –Warren Buffett 02-25-2020 This is what Buffett had to say on CNBC yesterday about the Coronavirus spooking the global markets. Buffett is arguably considered the greatest value investor ever and certainly someone worth listening too. …

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Clements Wisdom

Clements Wisdom “Here are ten money lessons I wish I’d heard or listened to when I was younger.” –Jonathan Clements 02-17-2020 I’ve been following and reading Clements for many years. For my money, he’s one of the best financial journalists out there. He’s been studying and writing about finance for over 30 years. In this …

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Check Out These Charts

Check Out These Charts “There is no substitute for free-market capitalism as a promoter of human prosperity.” –Andy Puzder 02-11-2020 If you have any doubt about the above quote, you’ve got to check out the video that Puzder did for Prager U. The Market Will Set You Free. The charts in this video are truly …

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Coronavirus

Coronavirus “….gauged by the market’s performance during the onset of other infectious diseases…investors may have little to fear that this disease will sicken a U.S. stock market.” –Mark Decambre, Marketwatch’s markets editor 02-04-2020 Volatility has returned to the global markets with a vengeance as the spread of the coronavirus has brought China to a standstill. …

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Get Outside

Get Outside “How long does it take to get a dose of nature high enough to make people say they feel healthy and have a strong sense of well-being?” –Jim Robbins 01-28-2020 We all tend to feel better when we get outside and spend some time in nature. Thanks to some recent research in a …

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World’s Wealth

World’s Wealth “It is not the man who has too little, but the man who craves more that is poor.” –Seneca 01-20-2020 Check out this interesting visual of total wealth by country. Sometimes a picture is worth a thousand words. What sticks out to me is: 1) U.S controls almost 30% of world’s wealth. 2) …

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