Investing Strategies & Personal Finance

Money is a really important subject that nobody ever wants to talk about. But if you’re ever going to take charge of your finances and have a comfortable future, it’s important to master the concepts and strategies that can help you make more money, put you in control, and improve your life. Discover the proven strategies used by some of the world’s best financial minds to help you maximize your profits and minimize your risk.

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Two of the eleven sectors rose, with nine sectors performing worse than the SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY) up +0.04%. Energy (XLE) and Communication Services (XLC) were the leading sectors, while Consumer Discretionary (XLY) and Real Estate (XLRE) were the weakest, states Bonnie Gortler of bonniegortler.com.
Those that read my analysis regularly know that I do not take general market fundamentals or news into account when I analyze the stock market, states Avi Gilburt of ElliottWaveTrader.net.
I spotted an anomaly in the market last week which makes me wonder what may happen next. And here is a hint: something big may be brewing, says Joe Duarte of In the Money Options.
For some time, everything ‘retro’ from the 80s—such as synthesizer pop and square G-Shock watches—have been back in vogue, so it’s only fitting 80s style inflation is back too, states Ian Murphy of MurphyTrading.com.
Our world is changing — and one of the biggest changes is our switch from fossil fuels to renewables in all the many ways we power our transportation, our factories, our homes and our lives, asserts Neil Macneale, editor of 2-for-1 Stock Split Newsletter.
2021 was bullish with bouts of brutal volatility. 2022 is singing from the same song sheet so far, states Steve Reitmeister, editor of Reitmeister Total Return.
With the market breaking the support I noted last week, it has sent a warning shot across the bow of the bulls, states Avi Gilburt of ElliottWaveTrader.net.
2021 was a pretty good financial year; our “Golden Age of Asset Allocation” outlook piece aged well, but in this age of speed it's focus forward or get run over, states Jay Pelosky of TPW Advisory.
The Federal Reserve has upped the ante on fighting inflation, which has jumped to 40-year highs, states Marvin Appel of Signalert Asset Management.
Contemplating a new year ahead, you may be wondering…what is going to happen? An old story serves as an analogy, recalls Buff Dormeier of Kingsview Partners.

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Asbury Research's Chief Market Strategist, John Kosar, CMT uses his 40 years of experience and Asbury's in-house models to identify the specific parts of the market that still have some upside potential following an extremely strong 2021. And, in a year that is likely to be heavily influenced by increasing inflationary pressures, John will also share Asbury's tools and models that identify emerging market declines quickly-before they can do serious damage to your portfolio. Mr. Kosar's presentation will cover US and global stock markets, US market sectors and industry groups, US interest rates, key commodity markets, and the latest signals from Asbury Research's quantitative models.

The digitization of the developing world has now reached an inflection point. The unique innovation born in Silicon Valley has spread, been adapted, and matured to a point where unicorns from all corners of the developing world are now going public. With billions of digital natives as a tailwind, these companies will be the drivers of transformation that lead their respective countries into the Digital Age. Kevin Carter will delve into these new names, the fundamental changes taking place in developing economies, preference for online shopping via the smartphone, and how Gen-Z will drive the next leg of this growing digital revolution spreading the globe.


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  • How to capitalize on the next five billion connected consumers in the developing world.

  • Explain how McKinsey's "biggest growth opportunity in the history of capitalism" is now on discount.

  • The coming great leap forward for a rapidly digitizing India.

  • How traditional broad Emerging Market ETFs are fundamentally flawed.



The year ahead will be challenging for traders and to succeed, we will need a strategy which can adapt to changing market conditions while remaining profitable. In this presentation, Ian Murphy will introduce his favorite daily swing trading strategy and show how it can be used in any equity market with any trading platform. This reliable and consistent strategy is not complicated, and recent trades will be demonstrated on Mr. Murphy's charts.

The market is in sync with the market cycles and timing is key to trading success. By having a roadmap and simple timing tools, a trader has a structure to navigate the markets for consistent profits. In this session, learn to anticipate market direction and have a sense of where the market is going before placing a trade by reading the Market Map. Ms. Samuels will provide live market examples to show you how you can find better trade entries and profit targets using simple tools.
Q1 promises to be volatile as the market digests rising interest rates around the globe, the normal fits and starts of a mid-term election year and exceptionally strong price performance in 2020 and 2021. Will inflation moderate? Will Congress continue to spend? Will workers return to the labor force? Markets always climb a wall of worry and the surest way to steady your portfolio for long-term total return is to establish a reliable buy/sell discipline, and then stick with it.

Pilots are taught to use a checklist for every process performed in the cockpit, allowing them to minimize emotional reactions and focus on the evidence. Investors should use the same approach to improve consistency and inject more discipline into the investment process! In this session, Mr. Keller will share his own technical analysis checklist and use current market examples to demonstrate how investors can maximize returns, minimize behavioural biases, and better manage downside risk.

Attend this session with Nick Fortune, CEO of Fortune Law Firm, to learn how to legally invest in anything 100% tax free with the blessing of the IRS.
Buying just the index (S&P 500 or TSX) would simply outperform over 95% of fund managers, mutual funds, and private broker client accounts over any five-year period. This is due, not because of a lack of expertise, but because of investment fee (MER), the overhead cost to the analyst, commission fees to the broker, and just keeping the lights in the home office. This combination can be anywhere from 2% to a whopping 5%. This can be a big chuck of the profits. However, to outperform the index, a slightly different approach is needed besides simply buying and holding the index. This is where the fun starts.
The Federal Reserve has finally talked tough about inflation; but will do little. The year ahead will be treacherous: President Biden's agenda is stalled and much of the rest of the world is already slipping back into recession. In this webinar, expert Chris Temple explains the market dynamics of the New Year and how to manage your portfolio for The Great Stagflation.

The Biden Administration is proposing a wide range of tax changes and tax increases that will impact many taxpayers. Should all or some of these proposals be enacted, and what will the impact be on investors? How will the markets react? America's Accountant®, Dan Geltrude, will provide you will valuable insight.

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Generating consistent gains in an ever-changing market is nearly impossible unless you know how (and when) to adapt to different market phases. Even a great strategy won’t work in the wrong conditions, and managing the money that you already have in the markets effectively is just as important as making the initial investment or placing the trade. In this section, you can learn about specific investing strategies and investment picks that will allow you to dampen risk without giving up solid gains. You’ll learn how to generate superior returns to establish a margin of safety in anticipation of black swan events and market anomalies.

With headwinds such as a longer time horizon, the current low-yield market environment, and the need to strategically allocate beyond stocks, bonds, and funds, there are several distinct and important financial decisions that really matter. Those are the ones you need to get right, so you don’t run out of money during your golden years. But, even the best-laid retirement plans can harbor hidden risks, including longevity risk, sequence-of-return risk, and underspending. The nature of risk changes in retirement, as the lifestyles of retirees become more vulnerable to the impacts of market volatility, unknown longevity, and spending shocks. Learn how to safeguard your portfolio and your plan against these risk factors.

With volatility making a comeback in the markets, investors are looking for the best investment strategies to protect—and grow their portfolios—in a challenging environment. Uncover effective strategies for managing your assets for a longer period of time, given current market conditions and longer life-span expectations. Learn about specific investments that could accomplish the goal of making your nest egg comfortably provide an income throughout your lifetime.