The Week in Review from Valeo Financial Advisors (June 13, 2014)
June 13, 2014    Disclosures    POSTED IN  Markets


  • The U.S. stock market (as measured by the S&P 500) has not had a 1% daily move, up or down, in nearly 40 days, the longest streak in the last 15 years The Wall Street Journal
  • Oil prices rise further on growing Iraq tensions USA Today
  • The case for emerging markets Research Affiliates


  • Investing mistakes ranked from most common to least: Not diversifying, Investing without a plan, Making emotional decisions, Failing to regularly view portfolio, and Focusing too heavily on the recent history of an investment’s returns USA Today
  • Recessions and U.S. stock market declines do not always go hand in hand  A Wealth of Common Sense

Global Economy

  • U.S. sales rose in May, but less than expected. The April increase was revised stronger. Reuters
  • Canada’s top central banker said Thursday that high home prices and record levels of household debt remain the biggest risks to the country’s financial system  Wall Street Journal
  • The global economy, “in need of new oomh” The Economist
  • There are mixed opinions regarding the economic benefits to Brazil for hosting the World Cup Bloomberg
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