StrongVest Insights

Words of financial wisdom from the StrongVest team

Tag: Business Cycle

Rhyming History

by Lewis Johnson, Sub-Advisor, Co-Chief Investment Officer at Capital Wealth Advisors // Nov 26, 2018

Chief Conclusion “History doesn’t repeat but it does rhyme.” —Mark Twain Financial markets look ahead. Wait for the news and you may fall behind the biggest moves. It appears we are now very deep into one of the longest cycles of post-World War II financial history. Markets are seemingly falling “for no reason.” Is such...

Avoid the Monkey Trap

by Lewis Johnson, Sub-Advisor, Co-Chief Investment Officer at Capital Wealth Advisors // Jun 28, 2018

“I made my money by selling too soon.” —Bernard Baruch “Bull markets are born on pessimism, grow on skepticism, mature on optimism, and die on euphoria.” —Sir John Templeton “Quitting while you are ahead is not the same thing as quitting.”  —American Gangster “Hell is truth seen too late.” —Hobbes “Most leave to be on time,...

Inconceivable!

by Lewis Johnson, Sub-Advisor, Co-Chief Investment Officer at Capital Wealth Advisors // Jun 14, 2018

“Inconceivable!” —Vizzinni in The Princess Bride “The impossible could not have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances.” —Agatha Christie, Murder on the Orient Express “How often have I said to you that when you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth?” —Arthur Conan Doyle, The...