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Volatility

In our last video, we talked about the first correction we had experienced in over two years.  In this video we will discuss the increased  Volatility and how it compares to previous years. Video:  Stock Market Volatility 2018   Click Here to watch on YouTube Stock read...

The Correction of 2018

Would you like to take a closer look at the annual correction chart shown in the video?  you can download it in the link below.  Just click on the image for a full sized pdf file. Adobe Acrobat Reader is available as a free download directly from Adobe. Click Here to do read...

Bitcoin Mania

Have you seen this thing called Bitcoin? It is up a gajillion percent since January and people are getting rich! They say these crypto-currencies are the money of the future.   Does this sound familiar? It rhymes an awful lot like the tech boom of the late 1990’s. read...

Predictions: A Fool’s Errand

People always ask what we think the stock market will do in the upcoming year. The true answer—”We have no idea”—is not exciting. But making accurate predictions about something so complex isn’t easy.  Here is an article written by CNBC on January 3rd read...

Order and Direction

Unpleasant surprises make people uncomfortable. We look for reasons why those events happened so we can believe there is order and direction to our lives. Today, investors worry about the next big decline. These events seldom provide advance notice of their arrival. It read...

Waiting for the Bear

Significant decreases in stock prices are never a matter of “if” they will happen. They are always a matter of “when.” Bear markets, defined as a 20% decrease in price, occur on a regular basis. On average, they happen once every five years. More read...

June 2017 Client Letter – Avoiding Financial Scams

Financial scams can be a threat to your financial security and well being.  Some will pose as the IRS, others will prey on your emotional ties to your loved one.  In most cases, the scammers are trying to catch you off guard. In our June 30 client letter we address some read...

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Volatility

Posted by on May 22, 2018 in Investing, Personal Finance, Retirement Planning, Stock Market | Comments Off on Volatility

In our last video, we talked about the first correction we had experienced in over two years.  In this video we will discuss the increased  Volatility and how it compares to previous years. Video:  Stock Market Volatility 2018   Click Here to watch on YouTube Stock read more

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The Correction of 2018

Posted by on Feb 21, 2018 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on The Correction of 2018

Would you like to take a closer look at the annual correction chart shown in the video?  you can download it in the link below.  Just click on the image for a full sized pdf file. Adobe Acrobat Reader is available as a free download directly from Adobe. Click Here to do read more

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Updating The Asset Allocation Quilt

Posted by on Jan 4, 2018 in Investing, Personal Finance, Stock Market | Comments Off on Updating The Asset Allocation Quilt

The Asset Allocation Quilt 2003-2017 Some people refer to the picture below as an asset allocation quilt. Others might call it the “periodic table of investment returns.”  It resembles the chart of elements we used to see in science class. (Click here to dow read more

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A Tongue In Cheek Look at Crypto Currency

Posted by on Dec 27, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on A Tongue In Cheek Look at Crypto Currency

Please note: This video does not represent the views or opinions of Fleming Watson Financial Advisors.  It is offered as a humorous look at the new found interest in crypto currencies.  

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Justifying the Increase?

Posted by on Dec 14, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Justifying the Increase?

How bout them apples pic.twitter.com/pJYXvjSnC1 — StockTwits (@StockTwits) December 13, 2017

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Bitcoin Mania

Posted by on Dec 14, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Bitcoin Mania

Have you seen this thing called Bitcoin? It is up a gajillion percent since January and people are getting rich! They say these crypto-currencies are the money of the future.   Does this sound familiar? It rhymes an awful lot like the tech boom of the late 1990’s. read more

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Predictions: A Fool’s Errand

Posted by on Dec 4, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Predictions: A Fool’s Errand

People always ask what we think the stock market will do in the upcoming year. The true answer—”We have no idea”—is not exciting. But making accurate predictions about something so complex isn’t easy.  Here is an article written by CNBC on January 3rd read more

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Order and Direction

Posted by on Nov 9, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Order and Direction

Unpleasant surprises make people uncomfortable. We look for reasons why those events happened so we can believe there is order and direction to our lives. Today, investors worry about the next big decline. These events seldom provide advance notice of their arrival. It read more

read more

Waiting for the Bear

Posted by on Aug 3, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Waiting for the Bear

Significant decreases in stock prices are never a matter of “if” they will happen. They are always a matter of “when.” Bear markets, defined as a 20% decrease in price, occur on a regular basis. On average, they happen once every five years. More read more

read more

June 2017 Client Letter – Avoiding Financial Scams

Posted by on Jul 24, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on June 2017 Client Letter – Avoiding Financial Scams

Financial scams can be a threat to your financial security and well being.  Some will pose as the IRS, others will prey on your emotional ties to your loved one.  In most cases, the scammers are trying to catch you off guard. In our June 30 client letter we address some read more

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