Golden Advice from Michael Ojo and Vijar Kohli – January 27, 2016

Golden Super Bowl Advice Every day is the Super Bowl when it comes to your investment portfolio. You need a strong trusted portfolio of investment assets on your team as well as a good coach. One who knows how to communicate and keep the team together, especially through tough times. The tough times have definitely hit the…

Be prepared for a little inflation – November 17, 2015

The U.S. Department of Labor released October’s Consumer Price Index (CPI) today. CPI is reported on a monthly basis to simply indicate whether consumer good products and services prices are increasing or decreasing overall. October’s numbers reported a 0.2% increase in CPI which is a reverse from a decrease reported during the previous two months. This is a…

Market volatility in full effect – November 16, 2015

Happy Monday! In this new-week, new-world we are highlighting the stock market sentiment which took one of the worst declines investors have seen since August. This should not alarm any confident investors who are able to find value in highly volatile market swings. The investment guru Warren Buffet released his equity holdings as of September 30,…

Interest Rates on the Run – November 10, 2015

Due to the drop in unemployment and recent consumer outlook, the Federal Reserve is now mentioning a possible interest rate hike in December. While a few months back the news of a rate hike scared investors who thought it would slow down the market, the news of a rise possible happening next month no longer comes as a surprise. Most…

Unemployment Numbers Don’t Lie – November 6, 2015

Happy Monday! In this new-week new-world edition we are highlighting two important topics: race and employment. Last Friday unemployment numbers were released and Non-Farm payroll increased by 271,000 jobs in October. Overall unemployment dropped to 5%, which suggests that more companies are hiring. But there is a large gap in the unemployment stats between Whites and African Americans (see stats below): Unemployment Numbers as…

Do Not Pass Go – November 5, 2015

Do Not Pass Go. Do Not Collect $200 Many Americans were able to escape their woes stemming from the Great Depression by playing Monopoly. Parker Brothers first introduced the popular board game for the first time on this day in 1935. At one time, Monopoly was America’s favorite board game. This past time had entertained family and friends using…