The Day Ahead: What's Really Killing the Market

On the upper-left-hand corner of my vision board, which is the dedicated space for long-term career goals, are the seven reminders below. All of them pertain to investing in some way or another.

Be relevant. Be actionable. Show that you care about the topic. Always bring value to any setting. Do not follow the crowd; innovate where possible. Always remember the person on the other side of the camera; they really need your help. Be prepared to the power of 1,000.

With that in mind, I will cut right to the chase: I'm currently seeing a severe lack of thought innovation on investing and what drives global markets, as well as a complete loss of focus on basic investing principles. The things I see, and where I see them, are disturbing. I've witnessed intense table-pounding on irrelevant items; overhype on an issue that has the sticking power of three minutes; and an odd inability to stitch together, at the minimum, 10 different theses to help investors succeed in all time frames....677 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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