Investing Strategies & Personal Finance

Money is a really important subject that nobody ever wants to talk about. But if you’re ever going to take charge of your finances and have a comfortable future, it’s important to master the concepts and strategies that can help you make more money, put you in control, and improve your life. Discover the proven strategies used by some of the world’s best financial minds to help you maximize your profits and minimize your risk.

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The market is in constant search of balance, which means a price where both the bulls and bears feel there is value in placing a trade. They need to believe that they will make money, states Al Brooks of BrooksTradingCourse.com.
Our list of The Timely Ten stocks represents our top ten recommendations from the Undervalued category of blue chips as of each issue of our newsletter, explains Kelley Wright, editor of Investment Quality Trends.
Bears are in deep trouble. The S&P 500 opened broadly lower to start the week and many equity pessimists must have thought it was the beginning of a nasty October surprise. It didn’t work out that way, says Jon Markman, growth-stock specialist and editor of Strategic Advantage.
I’ve been expecting a rally in stocks, so I’m not surprised at last week’s bounce. What worries me is what’s next, says Joe Duarte of In the Money Options.
When it comes to hotels, we like to insulate ourselves from the natural volatility with preferred shares, suggests income expert Rida Morwa, editor of High Dividend Opportunities.
The broad stock market has strongly reversed upward at the end of last week, says Larry McMillan of Option Strategist.
One day after the Federal Reserve signaled a slow-and-steady approach to tapering fixed-income asset purchases, it was up and away for the S&P 500 (SPX), says Jon Markman, growth-stock specialist and editor of Strategic Advantage.
Lately, I’ve started to notice many signs suggesting we are now well past the peak in risk appetites, states Jesse Felder of The Felder Report.
As traders, we wish we could constantly be on the right side of the market, states Bob Lang of Explosive Options.
In his industry leading Dividend Detective newsletter, Harry Domash looks at a diverse range of income opportunities; here, he reviews 4 new ideas — a financial sector REIT, a growth-oriented ETF, a closed-end fund, speculative business development company.

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<p>Knowing when to own stocks, commodities, currency, or bonds at any time, in any market trend, is a powerful edge. We discuss strategies that allow profiting in rising and falling markets no matter the volatility with only a few trades a year. Big trends don't happen often, but they give huge profits. Moreover, in the coming years, we will see massive rotations in the markets. Get ready to profit when others panic!</p>
ECI Development, with over 25 years of experience working in the real estate development space across the region of Latin America, has built the foundation, reputation, and track record to now spring forward and seize the moment. Join this session with the company's CEO and Co-Founder, Michael Cobb, to discover what ECI Development has to offer.
Have you ever had this deep gut feeling that there MUST be more to money than was taught in school? By your parents, friends, or colleagues? How do the super elite, super rich, and wealthy keep growing their wealth generation after generation? How can I make my money work harder for ME? Yes, Brent Kesler too. Then he discovered the power of The Infinite Banking Concept (IBC) and put this concept to work for his family. Mr. Kesler will show you how he paid off $984,711 in third-party debt, paid down expenses, and is now recycling and recapturing ALL of his money for anything and everything he buys in life. It's time to break the bonds of financial slavery you don't even realize you are in.
<p>Sophisticated investors understand no asset or approach is guaranteed. But there are a few fundamental principles that can put odds of success on your side, no matter what the market does. Jonathan Hoenig has been a professional investor since 1999 and boasts a 20-year track record that beats the S&P 500. A Fox News contributor, his latest book is <em>Price Is Primary: How to Profit with Any Asset in Any Market at Any Time</em></p>.
All but one of Adams Financial Concepts' 112 client stock accounts have done better in the last 16 years than the S&P 500 TR. These accounts include conservative, moderate, and a few aggressive accounts. Mike Adams believes the company has done that without taking excessive risk. He will explain how and why Adams Financial Concepts has managed that for their clients. The odds of doing that by luck are less than one in 100,000.
What psychological manipulations are used to persuade you to invest your capital into an unknown opportunity? Will those techniques be effective on you? Do you think you're too smart to fall prey to these manipulations? Join Bryan Ellis, publisher of <em>Accredited IQ </em>Magazine, as he reveals the shocking truth about how investors&#8212;including very smart ones like you&#8212;are routinely the victims of very sophisticated persuasion and psychological manipulation techniques that are designed to separate you from your money. You'll see these techniques demonstrated in a safe environment so you can know what to watch for, and how to protect yourself against one of the greatest risks to your portfolio: Psychological misinformation.
Barry Ritholtz is the creator and host of the groundbreaking <em>Masters in Business</em> podcast, the most popular podcast/show on Bloomberg Radio. For over a decade, he has had in-depth conversations with many of the most accomplished, fascinating people in business and finance. In this behavioral discussion, Mr. Ritholtz will share some insights as to some of the biggest mistakes made by the high-net-worth and ultra-high-net-worth investors, and the lessons we can learn from them.
<p>Learn how to earn consistent passive income and diversify your portfolio with one simple investment vehicle. In this session, the managing partners of Bequest Funds, Martin Saenz and Shawn Muneio, explain how their fund leverages the secondary mortgage market to generate 8% or 9% annual preferred returns for investors. Monthly payments from borrowers become monthly passive income for investors. Join us to learn more about Bequest Funds' conservative underwriting model and investor benefits including monthly passive income distributions, zero fees, and investment liquidity following a mere 12&#8211;month lock&#8211;in period. Earn consistent income and diversify your portfolio to include real estate assets with Bequest Funds.</p>
"Best Investor" principles, process, and practices have never been more essential. Top of the list is risk management. In this talk, Chris Belchamber, of CB Investment Management, will travel through macro instability, investment strategy, and then focus on how "Best Investor" risk management can be executed in real time.
<p>The markets have had an incredible run this year, but things are changing. The S&P and Nasdaq are trading well off their recent lifetime highs. Inflation is in the daily headlines and the investment community is worried. Many talking heads are forecasting a 20%+ correction before the end of the year.</p><p>In spite of all the talk about higher rates, individual investors are still stuck in a zero-rate environment. Those looking for income have to take unreasonable risks that subject their capital to large losses in a market downturn.</p><p>During this presentation, Mike Turner will show you how he uses yield plus growth to target a goal of generating 7% to 10% in a strong dividend portfolio. He will go over his equity selection process, his downside protection process, and the diversification strategy that he uses in his proprietary "Diversified Income Strategy" model portfolio.</p><p>After the presentation has ended, join Mr. Turner for a special Zoom conference during which he will answer your questions.</p>

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Generating consistent gains in an ever-changing market is nearly impossible unless you know how (and when) to adapt to different market phases. Even a great strategy won’t work in the wrong conditions, and managing the money that you already have in the markets effectively is just as important as making the initial investment or placing the trade. In this section, you can learn about specific investing strategies and investment picks that will allow you to dampen risk without giving up solid gains. You’ll learn how to generate superior returns to establish a margin of safety in anticipation of black swan events and market anomalies.

With headwinds such as a longer time horizon, the current low-yield market environment, and the need to strategically allocate beyond stocks, bonds, and funds, there are several distinct and important financial decisions that really matter. Those are the ones you need to get right, so you don’t run out of money during your golden years. But, even the best-laid retirement plans can harbor hidden risks, including longevity risk, sequence-of-return risk, and underspending. The nature of risk changes in retirement, as the lifestyles of retirees become more vulnerable to the impacts of market volatility, unknown longevity, and spending shocks. Learn how to safeguard your portfolio and your plan against these risk factors.

With volatility making a comeback in the markets, investors are looking for the best investment strategies to protect—and grow their portfolios—in a challenging environment. Uncover effective strategies for managing your assets for a longer period of time, given current market conditions and longer life-span expectations. Learn about specific investments that could accomplish the goal of making your nest egg comfortably provide an income throughout your lifetime.