The real risk in the market is staying out of it

This is a great article from Barry Ritholtz explaining the difference between secular and cyclical markets. Lately, the term “secular bull market” has been increasingly used by more publications, market strategists, and media outlets. In my opinion, Ritholtz does an excellent job of laying out the important differences of the two and how they have historically come about.

Howard Marks on Avoiding the Market’s Biggest Trap

Article from CNBC by Kelly Evans April 26, 2016

There are two ways to approach the market. You can guess which direction prices will go in next, or you can figure out what businesses and their securities are really worth.

Howard Marks, the subject of our latest “Value Spark” interview, veers toward the latter camp. And the success of Oaktree Capital Management, which he co-founded more than 20 years ago and today has roughly $100 billion in assets under management, is predicated on that.

Raymond James names Pinnacle associate Jeannine Nalley “Outstanding Branch Professional of the Year”

Raymond James names Pinnacle associate Jeannine Nalley “Outstanding Branch Professional of the Year”

NASHVILLE, TN, June 19, 2015 – Raymond James Financial Services (RJFS) recently named Pinnacle Asset Management sales assistant Jeannine Nalley one of only three Outstanding Branch Professional of the Year award winners.

To be considered for this award, which recognizes exceptional support staff, branch professionals must have been affiliated with Raymond James for at least one year and could not have won the award in the past.

How I Plan for the Stock Market Freakout…I Mean Selloff

This is a great article I received on twitter from Time Magazine. The author refers to research recently done by Vanguard. According to this research, a good investment advisor is important in “behavioral coaching”. This article explains the importance of sticking to an investors original plans

Significance of secular market should not be underestimated

This is a great article from Barry Ritholtz explaining the difference between secular and cyclical markets. Lately, the term “secular bull market” has been increasingly used by more publications, market strategists, and media outlets. In my opinion, Ritholtz does an excellent job of laying out the important differences of the two and how they have historically come about.