Managing the Turn – The Experts Have Spoken!

Published by VIP Wealth Solutions on Oct 25, 2018

It appears there is currently some rhyme in the markets as to when the end of the bull market will begin. The consensus survey says it should be sometime in 2020! The reasons for the timing are all well documented from the fading effects of the Trump... Continue reading
Read This – BEFORE you get on your next Flight

Published by VIP Wealth Solutions on Oct 25, 2018

125 million citizens of the United States and Canada over the age of 18 have no legal Will. The Will to Will Campaign is dedicated to raising awareness about the importance of discussing, drafting, signing and sharing your Will with beneficiaries. How... Continue reading
Feeling Confident!?

Published by VIP Wealth Solutions on Aug 02, 2018

Someone once said it is good to zig when everyone else is zagging. Maybe this is how David Einhorn of Greenlight Capital is feeling after the first 6 months: Greenlight lost 18.3 percent in the first six months of 2018, Einhorn wrote in a letter to investors... Continue reading
Trade Tussle – 6 Months in

Published by VIP Wealth Solutions on Jul 10, 2018

Market Recap We could start with a tweet but that would be so Donald Trump of us we so would rather not. Simply put the global markets have been a bit of a grind. Here are some low lights: DOW year to date is down 1.81% and with dividend reinvestment... Continue reading
Sell in May and Go Away?

Published by VIP Wealth Solutions on Jun 15, 2018

There is an old saying that we have written about before that says, “Sell in May and go away”. This seasonal bias suggests being more conservative in the summer months and get back in for Trick or Treats in October. The data is generally supportive of... Continue reading
Riding the Bull – So much for Sell In May and Go Away!

Published by VIP Wealth Solutions on May 23, 2018

There continues to be a lot of noise in the financial system and the most recent commentary is focused on a potential trade war settlement.  For those with a technical background to determine their level of market engagement, the trend watchers will comment... Continue reading
Q1 Commentary 2018

Published by VIP Wealth Solutions on Apr 17, 2018

We have read some great musings over the past couple of weeks as experts sound off on the next great bear market in bonds and what a trade war may mean for global economics. Some of the writings have even used baseball analogies and the prowess of Money... Continue reading
Will this Trade War have any Teeth?

Published by VIP Wealth Solutions on Apr 10, 2018

Here is what we are seeing and what it could really mean for global trade.   The speed and scale of China’s retaliation to the proposed US tariffs represents a significant escalation of tensions, though there is still plenty of time for a deal to be struck... Continue reading
We are neither Bullish nor Bearish but maybe FED ish…

Published by VIP Wealth Solutions on Mar 16, 2018

As we drift into the March Madness Season and March Break Season it remains incumbent upon us to keep the investment blogging space full of ideas. There are some smart people out there saying some interesting things from valuation experts to technical... Continue reading
State of the Union

Published by VIP Wealth Solutions on Feb 22, 2018

We get to read a lot of great articles and some of it is worth sharing and/or repurposing. During market corrections or adjustments, the prose gets longer and generally more interesting. Think about when things are on sale at K-Mart. Remember the flashing... Continue reading