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How to Be Imperfect with Money- Fantastic Female Fridays

How to Be Imperfect with Money During the latest episode of Fantastic Female Fridays, I interviewed Allegra Brantly, Factora Wealth on the topic of “How to be Imperfect with Money”. We chose that title because often the thought “I must be fully ready/prepared/educated to take action” can truly debilitate people from moving forward. If you’ve [...]

ESG & Tech Show – Fastest Growing ETFs

ESG & Tech Show – Fastest Growing ETFs During the latest episode of the ESG & Tech Show, I considered multiple perspectives on the theme of the “fastest-growing ETFs” as it's worthwhile to consider this from different angles. I’ve examined ETFs many times in the show and a brief explainer points out that ETFs are [...]

ESG & TECH SHOW – BLOCKCHAIN – A DISRUPTOR

ESG & TECH SHOW – BLOCKCHAIN – A DISRUPTOR During the latest episode of the ESG & Tech Show, I focused on the blockchain. It’s a topic that is gaining more and more traction all the time. It has the potential to disrupt many business models and is often mired in confusion. Therefore, it merited [...]

Top 5 Stock Market Investing Mistakes (and How to Avoid Them)

Top 5 Stock Market Investing Mistakes (and How to Avoid Them) During the latest episode of Fantastic Female Fridays, I discussed the top five stock market investing mistakes and how to avoid them. They consist of: o ignoring market timing o letting emotions get in the way o forgetting why they bought the stock in [...]

Amazon Was No Surprise! VectorVest Saw It Coming!

Nobody Analyzes Stocks Like VectorVest VectorVest issued a SELL rating for AMZN on 1/20/22 at $3,033.35, with a Value of only $1,359.13 per share.   As of April 29, 2022, Amazon (AMZN) has plummeted from $3,033.25 to $2,483.00 since VectorVest's SELL rating on January 20, 2022. That’s an 18% loss in just over 3 months! [...]

VectorVest issued a sell warning for Carvana, before the stock collapsed!

VectorVest issued a sell warning for Carvana, before the stock collapsed, saving investors from this devastating loss. Only VectorVest issued a SELL rating for Carvana on 10/4/21 at $294.07. VectorVest calculated the value of the stock at just $37.29, alerting investors that it was extremely overvalued.   Since 10/4/21, Carvana (CVNA) has plummeted to $59.75, as [...]

Three Ways to Handle Inflation in the Stock Market Today

Three Ways to Handle Inflation in the Stock Market Today In the latest ESG & Tech show, I delved right into the theme as it is the conversation of the day, the week, and the year! First, it’s important to understand what drives inflation. Three causes of inflation “Demand-pull” inflation refers to when there is [...]

Passion Meets Profits – Fantastic Female Fridays with Heidi Browning, CMO, National Hockey League

Passion Meets Profits – Fantastic Female Fridays with Heidi Browning, CMO, National Hockey League   I first met Heidi Browning when kindly invited to interview her on stage for the Sports Technology conference in Dublin. She was a highly accomplished woman, at the pinnacle of her marketing career and invested immense effort and passion into [...]

The Near Perfect Indicator

Traders and investors are always searching for the Perfect Indicator. You know, the Holy Grail that never loses. How do I know? Well, I am one of those people. Sorry, but it doesn't exist. All I will say is there are technical indicators that can give you a "Trader's Edge." They are mostly trend-following indicators [...]

The Sticky Trends of the Stock Market with Laurie Winkless – Fantastic Female Fridays

The Sticky Trends of the Stock Market – Fantastic Female Fridays with Laurie Winkless I had the unexpected pleasure of seeing Laurie Winkless, an Irish physicist,  present on stage in Wellington when I had the delightful opportunity to work with the Irish Embassy in New Zealand for St. Brigid’s Day. This is the national holiday [...]

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