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Are Stock Prices More Overvalued Now Than at the Market Peak?

2020-05-08T17:59:34+00:00April 28th, 2020|Categories: INVESTMENT|

Executive Summary Many investors are probably thinking the recent stock market correction brought stock valuations more in-line with their long-term average. Stock valuations are typically measured using some derivation of the price-to-earnings ratio. The trailing twelve-month price-to-earnings ratio was 24 in February. However, due to the COVID-19 [...]

Is the Fed Getting Scared?

2019-12-03T20:57:42+00:00December 3rd, 2019|Categories: INVESTMENT|

Executive Summary In November 2008 the Federal Reserve Bank (Fed) initiated QE1 (The first Quantitative Easing program), the purchase of Treasury Securities with “created” money. They also began moving short-term interest rates zero-bound in an attempt to rescue the struggling economy. After successive QE programs, the result [...]

What Does the Underlying Data Indicate?

2019-11-26T19:28:35+00:00November 26th, 2019|Categories: INVESTMENT|

Executive Summary The week has started with broader markets moving higher. Although, the underlying data is moving in the opposite direction. In an effort to share research from others and not just my thoughts, I have included data from Sven Henrich of Northman Trader, Crescat Capital, as [...]

Can You Be a Risk Manager and Ignore Risk?

2019-11-19T21:50:42+00:00November 19th, 2019|Categories: INVESTMENT|

Executive Summary In this week’s newsletter, I outline investment risk verses fear of missing out. Investor risk is the risk of loss, which is increased when stock prices disconnect from corporate profits. Fear of missing out involves continuing to hold overvalued stock, speculating that one will still [...]

Does This Chart Tell It All?

2019-11-12T16:58:28+00:00November 12th, 2019|Categories: INVESTMENT|

Executive Summary When someone buys stock, they are buying future corporate earnings. When prices rise, that should mean corporate profits have risen. The first chart below is a must see. This demonstrates the rising price without the corresponding rising profit, also known as multiple expansion. Historically, when [...]

Making Decisions About Life Insurance

2019-11-06T14:39:17+00:00November 6th, 2019|Categories: INSURANCE|

Man is Mortal. That makes life insurance a little unique and interesting, doesn’t it? We purchase things like health insurance, car insurance and home insurance, then hope we never have a need to use them. Life insurance is different because it’s a widely accepted fact that, sooner [...]

Is the Propaganda in Full Force?

2019-11-08T17:22:19+00:00November 5th, 2019|Categories: INVESTMENT|

Executive Summary It seems the President, the Federal Reserve Bank and politicians are touting record high stock prices as a reflection of a great economy. However, the GDP number released last week was only 1.9%, which is below average growth over the last ten years, and over [...]

Obstacles of Economic Growth (Ep. 9)

2019-10-31T19:35:55+00:00October 30th, 2019|Categories: INVESTMENT|

© 2019. This material was prepared by Bob Cremerius, CPA/PFS, of Prudent Financial, and does not necessarily represent the views of other presenting parties, nor their affiliates. This information should not be construed as investment, tax or legal advice. Past performance is not indicative of [...]

Economic Outlook (Ep. 8)

2019-10-31T16:04:25+00:00October 30th, 2019|Categories: INVESTMENT|

© 2019. This material was prepared by Bob Cremerius, CPA/PFS, of Prudent Financial, and does not necessarily represent the views of other presenting parties, nor their affiliates. This information should not be construed as investment, tax or legal advice. Past performance is not indicative of [...]

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