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Always, every time and without exception, the general media has predicted the end of the financial world, financial experts have pointed out the remarkable differences from the last correction, and investors everywhere have been encouraged to take their losses and sit on cash or gold until the smoke clears. Every time, the short sighted fear mongers have been wrong.
How Much Longer Can This Wall Street Toga Party Last?
Unlike most investment strategies, the Market Cycle Investment Management Methodology includes a selling-for-profit discipline that (incredulously) seems to be a unique investment model. Over the past 40+ years, MCIM users have taken profits during every market upswing and repurchased Investment Grade Value Stocks during every down bubble. Any feel for what the results must have been?
Insured, Tax Free, Municipal Bonds Yielding nearly 7%. Interested?
Of course you should be interested!
There are at least eight reasonable explanations for recent Municipal Bond price weakness --- there are at least eight excellent reasons why investors should be viewing this weakness as a buying opportunity. Lower prices and higher yields are good news for income investors!
"Hey 'Deep Pockets', what were you doing on October 19th, 1987", the Wall Street Jungle reporter asked? "Well, son, I was gritting my teeth, shaking more than just a little, palms sweaty but placing dozens of individual orders for the best NYSE, dividend-paying, companies --- at prices that nearly everyone thought would drop even further.
Stock Market Corrections Are Beautiful Things - Shopping At The Gap
A correction is a beautiful thing, simply the flip side of a rally, big or small. Theoretically, even technically I'm told, corrections adjust equity prices to their actual value or support levels. In reality, it's much easier than that. Here's a list of ten things to think about doing, or to avoid doing, during corrections of any magnitude:
Investment Performance Expectations And Broker Account Statements
Whether you go the discount route through Schwab, Ameritrade, Fidelity, etc., or enjoy a higher level of service through an independent like LMK Wealth Management, you should never be surprised by the market values reflected on your monthly account statement. You should know what to expect.