Monthly ArchivesJuly 2015

Lessons Learned From a Helicopter Crash, Bike Wreck and Using Only 1 Arm image

For those of you who've seen me recently know, I've only been able to use 1 arm the past 3 weeks due to a mountain biking accident in Colorado. The story goes...I was in Colorado the week of July 4th with family and decided to go mountain biking one day in Breckenridge.  I ended up going over a jump I had no business going on and ended up injuring my shoulder causing a grade 3 AC separation.  While in the ER room at the hospital, I noticed (it was hard to miss) the hospital staff was frantic and there were a variety of codes they were announcing over the loudspeaker that I didn't quite understand.  Nurses and doctors were running ...

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Big Investors Are Holding the Highest Amount of Cash Since Lehman’s Collapse image

Bank of America conducted a study of 191 clients who hold $510 Billion in assets under management.  The study found cash levels jumped to 5.5%, the highest since December 2008.  Although according to Bank of America Strategist Michael Hartnett, he views this is a buy signal.  I agree to disagree... Here's a link to the article with a few charts that shows the indicator they've created.  From what I can see, high cash levels are not a buy signal and I personally don't consider 5.50% to be a high amount of cash.  It's hard to tell especially when you don't know who was surveyed.  This might be a large cash amount for money managers but for asset allocators and wealth ...

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Great Weekly Resource image

I get asked at times what resources I use which help us make decisions.  There's so much information out there about investments and markets that it can at times be overwhelming to decide what to read.  This on top of the talking heads on CNBC and Bloomberg which will make news out of just about anything.  One of the resources I enjoy is 361 Capital's weekly blog. Enjoy this week's edition by 361. 361 Capital Blog     Investment advisory services offered through Proper Wealth Management, LLC, a registered investment adviser. This site is published for residents of the United States only. Investment Advisor Representatives may only conduct business with residents of the states and jurisdictions in which they are properly registered. Therefore, a response ...

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