BUSINESS, FUNDAMENTALS, INVESTING, MONEY

Terms Matter–Tone Too. Who Knew? Price. Cost. Value. Risk. Worth.

APRIL 28, 2018. America dangles price-tags from top to bottom. Simple enough. The market has price tags too. But what it says on the tag is probably not what it’s worth.
Each item on the NYSE showroom floor has a price and risks to go with that tag price. Often the two don’t match. The trouble doesn’t end there. Everything with a risk means potential cost, or loss.
Bu then none of that says anything about what it’s worth. Worth can be a bit subjective, at least temporarily. We don’t like confusing price with cost, or price with worth. Do you?
STOCKjAW takes a look. Why not? We need these tool-words every day.

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EDITOR'S DESK, FUNDAMENTALS, INVESTING, MARKETS/ECONOMY, MONEY

Reduce Your Risk Now. 5 Box List.

APRIL 24, 2018. On May 1st U.S. tariffs against China ramp. That’s a week away. Does anyone think our markets will be perfectly fine? Not. Time remains to reposition portfolios for tariffs, or more.
In an environment of rising rates and shadows of inflation, investors face a global atmosphere of nuclear tension, unclear alliances, and an odd mix of political and legal discord and confusion in Washington. With the next Tweet may very well come another tussle, fight, or who knows?
Standing pat seems, questionable. Being gaffed seems, possible. Investors are pressed, insistent issues piling up. Time to reevaluate holdings and overall market exposure. Yet few places remain to hide from a potential equity price collapse and pain. What are investors to do? We’re sticking with our established themes, and checking position size. Is less more now?

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BUSINESS, CULTURE, EDITORIAL, GREEDY CREEP, INVESTING, MARKETS/ECONOMY, MEDIA, STOCKS, THE AMERICAN DREAM, THINKING NOW

“420 To CanAmerica.” Half Of US Are Already There.

APRIL 20, 2018. 420 in America is like Earth Day a few years ago. 420 is not a police term for “active marijuana use.” But it did begin in Colorado. The Rockies now almost represent weed liberation, a budding mecca many feel is now creating the path to a sensible and widely beneficial future.
Weed in American has grown up, grown strong, and grown unrecognizable relative to its ancient roots. Cannabis is in fact a plant in human use for thousands of years. And then it came to America–oops, that was an accident.
Southern slave owners had no idea what they were starting when they imported people from Africa and the Caribbean to work their fields. Then they discovered the weed, oops, again. Then came Anslinger, culturally entrenched alcohol, propaganda, a fruitless war that plows on today, and then business. It will be business that finally drags this “Devil Weed” from the clutches of ignorance and shadow. It’s 420 in CanAmerica.

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EDITOR'S DESK, FUNDAMENTALS, INVESTING, STOCKS, TECHNICALS

The Damned And The Indicative

APRIL 18, 2018. Investing tools themselves do not determine share direction. Before the chorus of “duhs” consider that reality. Twitter as a stock remains today in technical trouble. Technicians called a “double top,” that classic of classics bearish sign, and any glance at the chart reveals a MACD heading down the basement stairs.
Yet TWTR’s fundamentals are both strong and strengthening. Therein lies the analytical rub. Two schools of conflicting indicators and one stock. As Facebook rotates in a sweat on the public spit, SNAP struggles to flog its’ widely hated redesign.
Meanwhile, investors straddle some misty middle ground clutching a bag of savagely mixed messages.
Can a baby bird be trusted for another ride higher?
Welcome to the Valley of Social Funked. Here TWTR direction signs point in both directions.

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FUNDAMENTALS, INVESTING, STOCKS, TECHNICALS

Big Tools. Big Power. Big Saves.

APRIL 17, 2018. The investor tool crib packs more stuff than the Navy Seal weapons shop. Times couldn’t be better–what? That’s right. Never before have everyday investors such as ourselves had immediate access to so much prime research and analysis.
Nonetheless, investors typically inhabit one of three worlds. The industrious efforts to understand equities often leaves many investors in a blind corner. No? Can you tell up from down? We thought we could as well.
Like TWTR here? Keep reading.
Jump in with us as STOCKjAW seizes the Portfolio Power Tool that will change your mind. It changed ours. It will change yours, and save your precious money. What do you have to lose?

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EDITOR'S DESK, THE AMERICAN DREAM

Up Up And More Up.

APRIL 12, 2018. Since our inception the Earth has orbited our star one complete time. Wow. While considering our precise direction we’ve kept one thing in mind. Only complete circuits carry a jolt. That’s our job and we need you.
We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again. You make it worthwhile. Thank You.

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