Charts – Finding the Best Opportunities

Charts – Finding the Best Opportunities

Developing a investment strategy of your own to supplement using your adviser is wise. The more you use others for advice the more you are dependent upon them. Is the recommendation from their recommended list? How long has it been on that list? Do they have a price...
The Mexican Stock Market

The Mexican Stock Market

If you just pay attention to the headlines, it would appear as though the Mexican stock market should be in trouble. The year started with weakness in the peso, with talks of border walls and the renunciation of trade deals. But since the inauguration, the peso has...
Mexican Peso Revisited

Mexican Peso Revisited

Part of the reason for the strength in the Mexican Peso can be tied to rate hikes in Mexico. Banco de Mexico recently raised its benchmark rate by a quarter percentage point to 7.00 percent.The central bank has now raised its main interest rate in the last seven...
Protecting Your Gains – A Case Study

Protecting Your Gains – A Case Study

Protecting the gains in a stock position is just good investing. You bought that asset to realize a gain at some point in time in the future. The current bull market is over 8 years in length and it has helped push asset values to new highs. So, you might ask...
Market Volatility

Market Volatility

Nice little 200 point drop in the Dow yesterday, however it looks like it is being contained. The depth of a correction tells us something about the underlying strength in the market. So far this correction has been a one day event. I would expect that we will...
What Should the Top Look Like?

What Should the Top Look Like?

The topping process for stock markets takes time to develop. It is a time when the professionals are slowly selling out of their positions to other investors. Mutual funds often provide a good target, since they need to stay invested. Index funds just try to perform...
Mutual Funds and Exchange Traded Funds

Mutual Funds and Exchange Traded Funds

Investing in mutual funds or exchange traded funds is a safer way of investing in the markets. You won’t have the opportunity of hitting a home run that can happen when you invest in an individual stock portfolio, but your risk is minimized. These types of funds...
The Mexican Stock Market

The Mexican Stock Market

The Mexican stock market took a hit in 2008-2009 just like the U.S. stock market. The S & P 500 dropped 57% while the Mexican Stock Index dropped 68%. The fed in the U.S. started initiating its quantitative easing in 2008 to rescue the economy and the markets....
The Mexican Peso

The Mexican Peso

The dollar has been in free fall for the whole year. This has been good for the stock market, since products exported by the United States are more competitive. Multinational firms are the biggest beneficiary. The pink line is the S & P 500 and the dollars action...
Opposing Market Views

Opposing Market Views

Here is a view of what is or can influence the stock market in the coming months: On the economic front earning have been relatively strong. Politically the repeal of Obamacare failed, the North Koreans continue to test their ICBMs and the Russian investigation seems...

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