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A CFA Asks: How Does a PermaBear Plan for Retirement?

Retirement Planning for an Uncertain Future by: James Stefurak, CFA   Retirement Planning for an Uncertain Future Most Americans sit on their proverbial “three-legged stool” (pension, Social Security and investments) during retirement. As a financial curmudgeon, I prefer the floor. Despite decades of market experience and over-credentialing, I can’t reconcile traditional retirement planning with my [...]

May 17th, 2018|

Bearish? 5 Finance Blogs You Must Follow

Five Finance Blogs for Market Bears Five Must-Read Finance Blogs ZeroHedge ZeroHedge is one of the most popular contrarian finance blogs online. Boasting nearly half a million twitter followers, ZH provides content with a bearish spin that acts as a warning to an impending financial meltdown. They disseminate research snippets from a variety of sources [...]

March 11th, 2018|

Don’t Buy Bitcoin: Inverse ETFs are Better

Don't Buy Bitcoin to Hedge With the U.S. and global stock markets going haywire, we would like to refer interested hedgers to a couple of our posts over the last couple months for some ideas. First, we warned investors forget bitcoin and consider inverse ETFs if they are looking for some type of doomsday hedge [...]

February 5th, 2018|

Is There an Inverse Bitcoin ETF?

Will an Inverse Bitcoin ETF Trade in 2018? With Bitcoin all over the media, it’s no surprise retail interest is skyrocketing. Investors from the U.S. to South Korea are clamoring for all types of crypto-currencies including bitcoin, ethereum, fastcoin and litecoin. But investing in them isn’t easy so many are waiting for a bitcoin ETF [...]

December 21st, 2017|

3 Best Inverse ETFs for 2018

3 Best Inverse ETFs for 2018 (Read Time: About 2 minutes)   It’s a bit early for a ‘New Year’ article but the current inflection point is so critical we had to go to press early. Each member of our Best Inverse ETFs for 2018 list targets a different bubble of an asset class- stocks, [...]

November 9th, 2017|

Sudden Emergency? Consider a 401k Hardship Withdrawal

Sudden Emergency? Consider a 401k Hardship Withdrawal   We all know that life has a way of throwing us curve balls. They come in the form of a sudden medical emergency, a layoff, stock market correction or major home damage not covered by your insurance policy. There are a number of ways you can receive [...]

September 29th, 2017|

Looking to Hedge? Forget Bitcoin, Consider Inverse ETFs

Looking to Hedge? Forget Bitcoin, Consider Inverse ETFs (2-3 Minute Read)   With all there is to worry about in today’s financial (stock, real estate and bond bubble) and geo-political landscape (North Korea, debt ceiling, Harvey) it makes sense to play defense with your portfolio. Adding traditional safe havens such as defensive stocks, Treasury bonds, [...]

September 15th, 2017|

Wells Fargo 401k Participants: Proceed with Caution

Wells Fargo 401k Plan Information: Headquarters: San Francisco, CA Plan Assets: $36.3 Billion Participants enrolled: 350,000+ In the wake of the Wells Fargo scandal, we decided to take a closer look at Wells Fargo. In doing our research, we came across the holdings in the Wells Fargo 401k plan, specifically. What we found was rather [...]

October 22nd, 2016|

Asset Backed Securities: Ticking Time Bomb

Both individual and institutional investors are scrambling to find higher yielding financial products to meet future liabilities. Many have turned to equity products such as real estate investment trusts (REITs) and master limited partnerships (MLPs) to fill this need. But these are very volatile sectors, especially the energy-dependent MLP sector. (Many MLP owners are now [...]

October 11th, 2016|

Beware of Commercial Real Estate Funds!

Liquidity Issues with Real Estate Funds According to data from the Investment Association, U.K. real estate funds hold a hefty 24.5 billion pounds, (the equivalent of almost $32 billion) in assets under management. But last week’s run on U.K. property funds revealed just how dangerous commercial real estate funds may be since 37% (9.1 billion [...]

July 12th, 2016|