Stuart Chaussee

Peninsula outlook 2018: Stocks and real estate

Peninsula outlook 2018:  Stocks and real estate

Peninsula finance and real estate experts weigh in on the bull market and housing appreciation

 Stuart Chaussee

2015 Market Outlook – Good times don’t always get better

Many of the same market characteristics and behavior exhibited by investors at the height of our 2007  bubble in real estate and stocks are present today. Risks increase as markets and valuations rise, since the projected returns, based on historical values and price trends, decline. As a bull market in stocks or real estate ages […]

 Stuart Chaussee

Palos Verdes’ Stuart Chaussee’s top 5 stocks for 2013

Palos Verdes’ Stuart Chaussee’s top 5 stocks for 2013

Last year at this time I was constructive on the market, despite many headwinds and the ongoing turmoil in Europe. Valuations and dividends were fairly attractive and they still are. Despite the volatility, the market ended 2012, having posted yet another positive year since the market began this current bull run, which started in March […]

 Stuart Chaussee

Letters to the Editor: Uncle Stavros, cliffs and struggling artists

Letters to the Editor: Uncle Stavros, cliffs and struggling artists

Dear ER:

In reference to the write up of Uncle Stavros Café on December 27th in your paper, I would like to forward this rebuttal…

 Stuart Chaussee

South Bay real estate professionals weigh in home prices and trends

South Bay real estate professionals weigh in home prices and trends

Chris Adlam is a principal at Peninsula Sotheby’s International Realty and has been selling “Palos Verdes’ Finest Homes” for 25 years. Gerard Bisignano is a principal at Peninsula Sotheby’s International Realty and has been selling real estate for 21 years. He specializes in luxury and architectural estates and has the distinction of selling the highest […]

 Stuart Chaussee

Investments: California Top 5 Stocks

Last year at this time I was very concerned – stock valuations were high and we had already had an unbelievable run that began in March 2009. My conservative approach was appropriate, as 2011 proved to be a difficult year for most investors. Indeed, the average U.S. stock mutual fund lost a few percentage points […]

 Stuart Chaussee

Letters

Cohn’s Plan B? Dear ER: What is David Cohn’s plan? He quotes week after week that he can get better returns in CD’s from banks (although based on the recent financial industry’s bailouts and B of A’s situation, I’m not really sure where we could safely invest for one). [Mentioned] in the Oct. 29 Daily […]

 Stuart Chaussee

Buy-and-hold and other bad ideas

Buy-and-hold and other bad ideas

The biggest mistake an investor can make today is, without a doubt, selling stocks and buying bonds.

 Stuart Chaussee

Gold Dealer Robert Fazio explains the attractions and risks [INVESTMENT]

Gold Dealer Robert Fazio explains the attractions and risks [INVESTMENT]

Robert Fazio is the President of Goldline International, Inc., located in Santa Monica. His company offers precious metals investors and collectors a full range of products, including gold, silver and platinum coins and bars, numismatic and collectible coins, and rare currency. Fazio lives with his wife Chris and their children Robert Jr. and Rachel in […]

 Stuart Chaussee

SoCal’s top five stocks for 2011

Last year turned out to be terrific for stock investors and it followed an even stronger 2009. And, my last year’s SoCal Top 5 (Edison International, Mercury General, Northrop Grumman, Public Storage and Sempra Energy), did not disappoint. On average, all five holdings provided healthy profits for investors, including dividends.

 Stuart Chaussee

Real estate roundtable 2010

As 2010 winds down, real estate prices are being anxiously watched, and not just by Realtors. Real estate brought the economy down three years ago. Now, there is hope that real estate will lead a recovery in 2011. Investment Advisor Stuart Chaussee recently spoke to four of the South Bay’s most successful Realtors. [Read More]

 Stuart Chaussee

Chadwick International Opens in Korea

In September, Chadwick International began classes for its first year of operation in Songdo City in the Incheon Free Economic Zone in South Korea. It is the first-ever international school in a free enterprise zone in Korea. Chadwick International School represents one of the most technologically advanced school facilities in the world with such hi-tech […]