13 11, 2017

WESBURY’S MONDAY MORNING OUTLOOK: Investing Vs. Trading

By | 2017-11-14T17:38:24+00:00 November 13th, 2017|Financial, Uncategorized|0 Comments

     Are you an investor or a trader? Investors think long- term, while traders focus on short-term price movements.   Trading furs, cloth, commodities, or tulips, has gone back centuries, if not millennium, but was about adding value and moving goods to markets. In other words, through trading many ran businesses that looked [...]

9 10, 2017

The Worst Day to Invest?

By | 2017-10-16T14:52:50+00:00 October 9th, 2017|Financial, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Ten years ago this October 9, the stock market hit an all-time high level. Over the next 17 months, a disastrous mix of market greed, unintended consequences from poorly conceived financial regulations, and even worse reactions to those unintended consequences caused the stock market to decline by more than half. Thus, October 9, 2007 [...]

2 10, 2017

WESBURY’S MONDAY MORNING OUTLOOK: STOCKS WON

By | 2017-10-18T18:05:42+00:00 October 2nd, 2017|Financial, Uncategorized|0 Comments

   Next Monday (October 9th) will be exactly ten years from the stock market peak before the Financial Panic of 2008. Imagine that Doctor Doom, the perceived “best analyst in the business,” told you on that night, when markets peaked, that financial authorities would allow mark-to-market accounting rules to burn the banking system to [...]