What goes up…
The news headlines celebrating new record highs in the U.S. stock market have multiplied in last 10 months. While this upward momentum has been rewarding for many investors, the higher stock prices are accompanied by stretched valuations and risk of muted future returns — and even potential dramatic drawdowns. Let me explain…
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How The Economic Machine Works
This 30 minute video by Ray Dalio of Bridgewater Associates is required viewing for all those who pursue a state of ZeroCelsius.
Watch. Learn. Grow.
Elections, Surprises & Volatility
What a wild, wild world it’s been since the U.S. election. The U.S. stock markets have been on a tear, breaking all-time highs as the Dow closes in on 20,000.
Wondering how elections, surprises and volatility effect our investment approach?
Well, they don’t. Because crystal balls are best used as snow globes. Let me explain…
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U.S. voters wanted change. They got it. We will have Donald Trump as the next American president.
Global markets initially appeared to be taking the news badly. Since then, however, equity markets have pared their initial losses into record highs after the president-elect adopted a conciliatory tone in his victory speech and Obama and Clinton gave unifying transition and concession speeches, respectively. Read more →
Delay and Pay
Millennials don’t believe they’ll be able to save 1 million dollars.
What the hell is that?
Did you ever look at your investment report and see an allocation to a REIT, and wonder, “What the hell is that?” Read more →
Brexit, The Beast
BREXIT : TALKING POINTS
June 25, 2016
Here we go again… Yet another historic feeding of the beast! This time the beast is known as “Brexit”. The United Kingdom (UK) voted to leave the European Union, in a referendum with 52% support for a “Brexit” and nearly 75% voter participation. Prime Minister David Cameron said he will resign before October when his party picks a new leader.
All of this creates a lot of uncertainty.
ZeroCelsius: Say It 3 Times Quickly
When we changed our name about 10 years ago, we knew it wasn’t going to be easy… Read more →
John Oliver on Retirement Plans
John Oliver puts the screws to big financial firms and their retirement plan fees, and clarifies the fiduciary vs non-fiduciary debate… Boom.
Yes, ZeroCelsius is a fiduciary. Right on. Read more →
Apples Are Awesome. Until They’re Not.
In this brief video Ross explains why the last 5 years are not like the average 5 years.
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