Maverick Investing

US Stock Market Enters Parabolic Price Move – Be Prepared, Part II
Jun30

US Stock Market Enters Parabolic Price Move – Be Prepared, Part II

In the first part of this research article, we briefly discussed the recent price and global economic events related to the 2018 to 2020 US stock market volatility and the COVID-19 virus event.  The premise of this research post was to highlight the current upside parabolic price trend that initiated shortly after the 2015~16 US election cycle event.  It is almost impossible to look at the NAS100 chart, below, and not see the dramatic...

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A broken uptrend in a key government bond yield could be a bad omen for stocks
Jun29

A broken uptrend in a key government bond yield could be a bad omen for stocks

Yield on benchmark 10-year Treasury and the S&P 500 have been mostly in sync this year, so a breakdown in one suggests the other is likely to follow. So much for the V-shaped recovery. The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note TMUBMUSD10Y, 0.625% just broke below a rising trend line, to suggest the uptrend off the COVID-19 low in early March has ended. That uptrend in rates was significant for both Main Street and Wall...

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US Stock Market Enters Parabolic Price Move – Be Prepared, Part I
Jun25

US Stock Market Enters Parabolic Price Move – Be Prepared, Part I

After the recent COVID-19 virus event and the global market concerns that will warrant caution for skilled traders and investors, the US stock markets have entered an upside parabolic trend that will likely end with a massive price collapse – extremely volatile and aggressive in nature.  Our research team continues to warn of the unpredictable nature of the current price rally and the fact that the upside parabolic price trend appears...

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Mydecine Innovations Group Inc. Signs Partnership Agreement With Applied Pharmaceutical Innovation
Jun16

Mydecine Innovations Group Inc. Signs Partnership Agreement With Applied Pharmaceutical Innovation

VANCOUVER, British Columbia , June 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Mydecine Innovations Group Inc. (MYCO.CN) (NLBIF) (0NF.F) (“Mydecine” or the “Company”), is pleased to announce the establishment of a research division agreement with Applied Pharmaceutical Innovation (“API”), a translational commercial drug development institute hosted in the University of Alberta’s Faculty of Pharmacy and...

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NewLeaf Brands To Buy Mushroom Company Mydecine
May21

NewLeaf Brands To Buy Mushroom Company Mydecine

NewLeaf Brands Inc. (CSE: NLB) (OTC: NLBIF) has signed a letter of intent to purchase Colorado-based  Mydecine Group in an all-stock deal valued at $850,000.  Mydecine is a vertically integrated company engaged to utilize the vast medicinal, health and wellness capabilities of the many compounds found in various strains of mushroom and fungi as a whole. “We’ve been watching and closely monitoring the progress of the mycology space for...

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Maverick Investing: SURVIVAL is the keynote here!
Apr16

Maverick Investing: SURVIVAL is the keynote here!

What is the keynote of the material plane?  SURVIVAL is our most important mandate.  In the world of investments– in which one calculates risk vs reward, SURVIVAL is key.  This means DON’T LOSE YOUR MONEY!  Of course they say “a fool and his money are soon parted.”  Some others regard investment into the stock market as a foolish form of wild gambling.  If we take a look at the massive gyrations of the ups and...

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It’s Your Money: Get Ready for Tax Day ‘20
Nov01

It’s Your Money: Get Ready for Tax Day ‘20

We hate to say it, but Tax Day 2020 is only five and a half months away. It may seem like an eternity right now, but you may wish to start planning now for deferring income to offset your tax liabilities.

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It’s Your Money: When to Use Trusts
Sep29

It’s Your Money: When to Use Trusts

Trusts are tools you can use to protect your assets or to ensure your heirs receive the inheritance you want them to receive. Learn more from Charles Spence with Maynes Bradford Shipps & Sheftel.

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Discuss Estate Plans Before You Die
Aug29

Discuss Estate Plans Before You Die

Pat Barrett explains why it’s a good idea to discuss the disposition of your estate with your family before you die so that your heirs are prepared and you can explain your decisions.

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It’s Your Money: Do a Paycheck Check-Up
Jul06

It’s Your Money: Do a Paycheck Check-Up

Brad Tafoya with Tafoya Barrett & Associates recommends that all taxpayers double-check their federal withholding taxes so that you don’t get caught with a surprise bill next year.

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IYM: What You Need to Sell Your Business
May31

IYM: What You Need to Sell Your Business

How do you know you’re business is ready for sale? Certified Business Appraiser Charlie Cole talks about the qualities your business should have in place before you set an asking price.

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Tackling Bad Business Reviews: Can Your Business Recover From It?
May28

Tackling Bad Business Reviews: Can Your Business Recover From It?

The customers are the building block of any business’ success. Meeting their demands and keeping them satisfied with both the supplied goods and service provided is often at the forefront of any business’ strategy, especially in an ever-changing business environment as Durango. 2018 saw a handful of long-standing local businesses say goodbye to Durango, Colorado and a change in competition in the form of new companies. For those...

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It’s Your Money: Did You Pay Taxes?
May10

It’s Your Money: Did You Pay Taxes?

If you didn’t pay your federal income taxes, you could face fines, interest payments, even liens on your property or pay check. You may also get a refund coming to you!

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IT’S YOUR MONEY: What to Do if You Inherit Assets
Apr05

IT’S YOUR MONEY: What to Do if You Inherit Assets

What would you do if you inherited a chunk of change or other financial assets from a relative? Pat Barrett with Tafoya Barrett Associates offers some wise tips for heirs.

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Can anything stop the next global recession?
Apr02

Can anything stop the next global recession?

IMF warns emergency tool kit that pulled global economy out of 2008 financial crisis might not work a second time Major financial institutions may be powerless to prevent the next global economic downturn from tuning into a full-blow recession, the International Monetary Fund has warned. In a speech on the future of the eurozone, the IMF’s deputy director David Lipton, warned of the depleted power of central banks and governments to...

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IT’S YOUR MONEY: A case study of financial planning
Mar01

IT’S YOUR MONEY: A case study of financial planning

Durango TV News Director Deborah Uroda works with Life Financial Planner Brad Tafoya with Tafoya Barrett & Associates to determine what retirement dreams she has and how she may achieve them in the next 5 years.

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Real Estate Investing in 2019
Jan04

Real Estate Investing in 2019

As we begin a new year, you may be considering your financial goals and priorities. Perhaps you are considering investments and making plans. Is real estate investing on your agenda? There are several positive reasons to consider adding a real estate investment to your portfolio. We’ll take a high-level approach to some of the benefits. Intrinsic Value: Real estate is a “real” asset. You can see, feel, and touch it. Whereas some...

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It’s Your Money: Making Life Changes
Dec28

It’s Your Money: Making Life Changes

When a major life event or life change occurs, it’s helpful to have a financial advisor to keep on top of money issues.

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IT’S YOUR MONEY: How Much Should Your Borrow for College?
Sep20

IT’S YOUR MONEY: How Much Should Your Borrow for College?

Pat Barrett with Tafoya Barrett & Associates offers advice for figuring how much debt you should assume to obtain your college degree.

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3 Top Marijuana Stocks Wall Street Expects to Drop at Least 25%
Sep17

3 Top Marijuana Stocks Wall Street Expects to Drop at Least 25%

The green rush may soon have investors seeing red. Sean Williams (TMFUltraLong) The big day is rapidly approaching. In just over a month, on Oct. 17, recreational marijuana will go on sale in licensed dispensaries throughout Canada. When fully legal, the sale of adult-use weed is expected to usher in high demand and big dollar figures for the industry. In anticipation of this legalization — and the big profits that are projected...

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