Gary Gordon

About the Author Gary Gordon

Gary A. Gordon, MS, CFP® is the president of Pacific Park Financial, Inc., a Registered Investment Adviser with the SEC. He has more than 25 years of experience as a personal coach in “money matters,” including risk assessment, small business development and portfolio management.

Riskier Assets Unlikely to Gain Ground in the Near-Term

In a strong bull market, higher volatility stocks tend to outperform lower volatility stocks. The PowerShares S&P 500 High Beta (SPHB):iShares USA Minimum …

S&P 500: Are You Considering “Sell In May, Go Away?”

One of the signs that a stock market may be transitioning from a bull to a bear? Participants dismiss exorbitant valuations, cast aside …

S&P 500: Why Should Stock Investors Pay 2016 Prices For 2012 Profits?

Since the S&P 500 logged an all-time record (2130.82) 11 months ago, there have been two violent price sell-offs of more than 10%.

S&P 500: Should Investors Take Notice When Reward Prospects Diminish?

The world’s central banks devise conventional and unconventional ways to depress interest rates. The impact?

S&P 500: Measuring One Year-And-A-Half In The Life Of An Index

There may be 525,600 minutes in a normal calendar year. However, there have been 788,400 minutes since the S&P 500 first hit 2050 …

What Debt, ‘CapEx,’ and Whole Profits Mean for Investors

For several years now, I have expressed concern about the accumulation of debt by governments, corporations and households. Some folks seem to recognize …

What Happens When Valuations And Central Banks Collide

Total business sales – sales by wholesalers, manufacturers and retailers – have fallen 5% from their July 2014 peak of $1.365 billion.

Stock Market Outlook: Risk On Or Risk Off?

One way to gauge the well-being of stock assets is to examine all of the 1900-plus stocks listed on the New York Stock …

SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY): Stocks Are Not the Only Game in the Investing Township

The S&P 500 notched an all-time record high of 2130 on May 21, 2015. That was 10 months ago.

The Fed’s Path: Four Hikes, Two Hikes, Zero Hikes, QE4

Three months ago, the Federal Reserve anticipated raising overnight lending rates four times in 2016. Now they are projecting just two hikes.

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