Monthly Archives: October 2014

Lesson Learned

Last Wednesday the market went through one of the most volatile days since 2008. Many people decided to go to cash and pull their investments from the market and hide. I continually preach against trying to time the market (going … Continue reading

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Energy: Update

While Riley Wealth Management, LLC no longer has a custodial affiliation with Raymond James I have maintained a relationship with their energy research department and regularly read their industry updates. Recently Raymond James Energy lowered their price targets on a … Continue reading

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Easy Money Is Over

Over the last four weeks we have been reminded that volatility and corrections still exist. Back in 2009, you could buy anything and it would make money, but now the rules have changed.  The bull market is not over; in … Continue reading

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Isn’t Halloween on the 31st?

October 15 was quite a scary day for Wall Street with the index opened lower and plunged to its -3.04% in the early afternoon. The deepest intraday low since the -3.86% since the nosedive in November 2011. A buy the … Continue reading

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A quick look at this volatile week

Over the last two weeks the market decided to catch up; from no volatility to an unusual amount of volatility. Historically, it is not unusual to see this in September and October. However, we are just 3.5% off the all-time … Continue reading

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A Mini Correction

The consolidation (which was expected) seems to be ending as I write this on Thursday afternoon. The minor pullback will be discussed as the week plays out. I even had a prospect call and see if we were getting out … Continue reading

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