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Growth Investing

Are You An Investor Or Trader?

Written by David Fabian, October 22nd, 2014

As an investment adviser, I run across all different kinds of stock market participants.  Some are investors, some are traders, and some are trying to do both.  While the majority of participants have clearly defined their role through experience or training, often times the cross over group gets themselves in trouble by trying to do too much with too little discipline.  Read more

Why Volatility Works In Favor of Gold ETFs

Written by David Fabian, October 14th, 2014

The majestic rise and fall of gold-related ETFs can only be described as a wild roller coaster ride of emotionally-driven price swings. This once beloved asset class has fallen out of favor so many times this year; it is hard to keep track of the number of false breakouts and breakdowns. Read more

Another Sound Lesson In Risk Management

Written by David Fabian, October 07th, 2014

About 8 months ago I received an email from a friend that is a successful entrepreneur and all around buttoned up individual. He copied me on a note that he had send to all of his friends and acquaintances regarding a company that we had to check out as an investment opportunity.

You probably know where this is heading…. Read more

Seeking Global Value From ETFs In the Land Down Under

Written by David Fabian, September 24th, 2014

International ETFs have been under fire this summer as shifting currency woes and economic forecasts continue to indicate signs of trouble. Europe has continued to show relative overall weakness despite the commitment to lower rates and quantitative easing efforts. Now emerging markets and other Asian nations are starting to show signs of weakness in the month of September. Read more