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Dow Tumbles 4% Over 3 Days – Stormy Weather Ahead

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 and is filed under Annuity News, Financial Planning Tips, Retirement Income Annuities

You wouldn’t wait to insure your house until after a storm, right? Well, it looks like we’re in for ANOTHER big stock market storm and it’s time to protect your assets now before it’s too late.

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This Week in Annuity News

Saturday, September 20th, 2014 and is filed under Annuity News, Retirement Income Annuities

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Assume Crash Position: the Impending Stock Market Collapse

Monday, June 30th, 2014 and is filed under Uncategorized, Videos

Irrational exuberance. This is the term former Federal Reserve Board Chairman Alan Greenspan used to describe the stock market on December 5, 1996. It was a period when investors had seemingly lost all sanity. Few heeded his warning. Three years later, stock markets worldwide crashed, eventually wiping out $5 trillion in value, primarily in technology companies.

Enter 2014. On June 25, the Commerce Department announced the U.S. economy shrank by -2.9 percent. This is not only the worst GDP pace for the same three-month period since 2009, it marked the steepest downward revision from second revision estimates since records began in 1976. The announcement was preceded by a dip in consumer confidence. According to Gallop, fully 58 percent of Americans say the economy is getting worse. Read More

Is a Stock Market Correction Coming Soon?

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014 and is filed under Retirement Income Annuities, Videos

Cathy and Bruce discuss the coming stock market correction on Safe Money Talk Radio. Bruce points out that historically, bull markets usually don’t last for more than five years and this bull market has exceeded that time frame.


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Millennials’ Aversion to the Stock Market Makes Perfect Sense

Thursday, May 22nd, 2014 and is filed under Retirement Income Annuities, Uncategorized

There’s Nothing Irrational About Millennial Aversion To Stock Market Risk

Millennials are keeping their distance from the stock market, and according to writer John Aziz at The Week, that makes them financial neanderthals. Even the few lucky Millennials with ample cash to throw around are avoiding the equity markets, a move that Aziz calls “totally boneheaded”: Read More

Stock Market at Risk; New Indicators Reveal a Sputtering Economy

Tuesday, May 6th, 2014 and is filed under Uncategorized

Is the stock market going to leave you stranded?Anemic growth barely hovering above zero in the first quarter of 2014 exposed the depths of a lingering and persistently weak U.S. economy. Gross Domestic Product edged up by a scant 0.1 percent, the slackest pace of growth since late 2012.

New Factory Orders gained just 1.1 percent in March, missing expectations of a bounce from a 1.5 percent rise in February. Wages were flat in April compared to March, with the average hourly wage for private sector workers settling at $24.31—a 1.9 percent from April 2013. The average workweek at 34.5 hours was also unchanged from March, though it was up slightly from April 2013. Read More

Where have the stock market bulls run to?

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014 and is filed under Uncategorized

Bulls on Main Street go into hibernation

Wall Street Bulls on the RunBulls are a fast-disappearing species on Main Street. Spooked by the big sell-off two weeks ago in high-octane momentum stocks, the percentage of individual investors that say they are bullish is at the lowest level in a year.

Proving once again that Main Street is still wary of the U.S. stock market after the 2007-09 meltdown, only 27.2% of the members polled by the American Association of Individual Investors said they were “bullish” on the stock market as of last Thursday. That marks the lowest reading since April 18, 2013, when just 26.9% said they were bullish. Read More

Is a big stock market correction coming? Notice any patterns?

Thursday, May 2nd, 2013 and is filed under Annuity News, Retirement Income Annuities, Uncategorized

The stock market has recently reached an all-time high, and many people are looking at their brokerage accounts and celebrating. However, I wouldn’t pop the corks on those champagne bottles just yet. There’s a chance that this bubble is about to burst with a big stock market correction coming soon.

A fifteen-year look back at the S&P 500 might shed a little light on why many financial professionals believe a correction is coming and soon.

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