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 […]
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 […]
In reference to the write up of Uncle Stavros Café on December 27th in your paper, I would like to forward this rebuttal…
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The biggest mistake an investor can make today is, without a doubt, selling stocks and buying bonds.
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 […]
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.
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]
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 […]