ViaFour Investments Quarterly Market Review – 3Q 2017

We’re pleased to present our Quarterly Market Review for the 2nd quarter of 2017. Please see it in its entirety below. Click here to download a copy.

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Is the Market TOO High?

Is the Market TOO High? by Jeff Holland{1:45 minutes to read} The market is a giant processing machine that sets prices by aggregating information from investors around the globe. Future, unknown news is what ultimately moves the market; therefore, the only way the market can be viewed as “too high” is with hindsight. We as people make new highs every day in our lives (our age).

Headline markets like the S&P or Dow Jones may appear too high—but really aren’t when viewed in the context of a diversified global portfolio.  

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Speculating and Investing are Two Different Things: Beware of Cryptocurrencies

Speculating and Investing are Two Different Things: Beware of Cryptocurrencies by Jeff Holland

{3 minutes to read} It’s a strange phenomenon that people want to chase an investment after it has gone up—it can be hard to resist jumping on the bandwagon.

In general, the global stock markets have gone up nicely in the last few  years—however, cryptocurrencies have exploded in value. Relatively new cryptocurrencies, like Bitcoin or Ethereum, have gone up in price in the last three to six months resulting in hype and interest from investors.

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ViaFour Investments Quarterly Market Review – 2Q 2017

We’re pleased to present our Quarterly Market Review for the 2nd quarter of 2017. Please see it in its entirety below. Click here to download a copy.

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Relax and Enjoy the Summer! There Will Always be Storms to Weather

The market, like almost everything in life, has cycles and seasons. But unlike weather Relax and Enjoy the Summer! There Will Always be Storms to Weather by Jeff Hollandpatterns, the market’s seasons are not predictable.

Snow laden terrain and short days can be depressing; but, as long as we know that spring is on the horizon, the winter’s challenges are more easily accepted. The same is true for the market—expecting the market’s cycles and seasons will help you to manage your counterproductive emotions, particularly anxiety.

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Via Four, A Trusted Financial Partner

Via 4, A Trusted Financial Partner by Jeff HollandWhen you partner with Via Four, you are not only gaining decades worth of experience from our advisors, you are also getting the security of our national brokerage custodians.

According to Wikipedia, a custodian is a specialized financial institution responsible for safeguarding a firm’s or individual’s financial assets and is not engaged in “traditional” commercial or consumer/retail banking, such as mortgage or personal lending, branch banking, personal accounts, or automated teller machines.

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ViaFour Investments Quarterly Market Review – 1Q 2017

We’re pleased to present our Quarterly Market Review for the 1st quarter of 2017. Please see it in its entirety below. Click here to download a copy.

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Is Now a Good Time to Invest? Yes!

{3:00 minutes to read} Everyday, the stock market has an expected rate of return. This Is Now a Good Time to Invest? Yes! by Jeff Hollandmeans that on the day that you invest, you have the potential to earn an expected rate of return.

If you wait for that “perfect” time and hold off, you miss capitalizing on the market’s rates of returns.

When it comes to investing, you’re either in or you’re out.

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Ensure that Your Portfolio Is a Winner: Diversify!

{1:30 minutes to read} According to Nobel Prize winner and economist Harry Markowitz,Ensure that Your Portfolio Is a Winner: Diversify! by Jeff Holland diversification is the only “free lunch” in economics. The smartest investors diversify—by doing so, you drastically minimize risk and the potential sabotage of your financial future.

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ViaFour Investments Quarterly Market Review – 4Q 2016

We’re pleased to present our Quarterly Market Review for the 4th quarter of 2016. Please see it in its entirety below. Click here to download a copy.

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