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Recognized by Barron's as one of the "Top 100 Independent Financial Advisors in the US," James Stack has been a popular speaker at MoneyShow conferences for more than 30 years. Credited with having warned investors of the impending housing bubble in 2005 and imminent bear market in August 2007, he told Orlando MoneyShow attendees in 2009--just four weeks before the March 9th bottom--to "prepare for the buying opportunity of a lifetime." Mr. Stack's track record and safety-first approach to investing have been described by Forbes as "more or less impervious to declines."

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Stack on Stocks: A Cautious Bull
James Stack

In historical terms, 2016's healthy 9.5% gain was only mediocre—as over half the Presidential Election years since 1928 h...

 
Presidential Cycles: What's Next?
James Stack

We've reviewed the past 88 years and the stock market performance for the calendar year following the election to see if there...

 
Post-Election Market Returns
James Stack

We see evidence supporting more new bull market highs ahead. At the same time, we have to temper your enthusiasm by sharing one...

 
Election Years: A Positive Bias
James Stack

Presidential election years are generally recognized as being fairly benign for the stock market, with an average mid-single-di...

 
A Safety-First Strategy
James Stack

Any investment strategy today must allow for the fact that we’re in the 8th year of the second longest bull market in Wall Stre...

 
Seasonally, it's Time to be Defensive
James Stack

Sector leadership tends to shift significantly as the market moves from the November through April period into the summer month...

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What's Changed? Investor Psychology
James Stack

Today, April 28th, this bull market becomes the 2nd longest in US history – surpassed only by the tech bubble of the 1990s, rec...

 
Stack: The Benefits of a Bear Fund
James Stack

Managing risk in the final stages of a market cycle is vitally important for preserving capital and generating superior long-te...

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