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Post-election really fades; worst yet to come

The post-election rally in stocks appears to be over.  The S&P has kept some of the gains it made, but has been flat since Dec. 9.  Could the flat spell become a downtrend?  Yes.  More and more analysts think sales … Continue reading

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Goldilocks on the tight rope

This week’s economic news reminds me of the story of Goldilocks. The fictional character’s story has her entering the home of three bears and eating up the bowl of porridge that was neither too hot nor too cold. Investors are … Continue reading

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Hits and Misses

Beware of optimistic price targets If you pay attention to price targets set by big brokerage firms, maybe you shouldn’t.  It was just one year ago that the average price target for Apple’s stock was $724 for June 1 of … Continue reading

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Timing is everything

By Andre Shashaty My last investment advisor before I started managing my own investment told me repeatedly not to try to time the market.  He last said this to me in 2007, when he advised me not to sell several … Continue reading

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No recourse for consumers on bank investment advice

If you know someone who is unhappy with a bank’s performance in managing investments, don’t look to the newly created federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to help. The bureau, known as CFPB, has posted on line the largest collection of … Continue reading

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Hitting new highs

By Andre Shashaty If you want to know how investment market hype works, read the press coverage of the Standard & Poor’s 500 stock Index reaching a “new high” this week.  Amid all the breathless coverage, the press left out … Continue reading

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EASY AS 1, 2, 3:

By Andre Shashaty Panic or Euphoria? Neither, if you’re smart The capital markets are torn between a burst of joyous spring fever and complete panic over the potential of a run on banks in Europe and the contagion that could … Continue reading

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Resolutions for Investors for 2013

By Andre Shashaty When it comes to managing your investments, there are more choices than ever. On-line and discount brokerages offer excellent new tools to manage your money.  New investment options offer easy diversification at low cost. To help you … Continue reading

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Why we are here…

Why we are here… No, I am not talking about the great existential debate, but why we are communicating here on this web site for 360 Investment Advisors. The short answer is this:  To help you a.) make more money … Continue reading

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