Why Investing Is No Mystery to Me

Just keep your eye on the long-term trends. That's where the investing opportunities lie.

The stock market has literally gone nowhere for about two years now. And for two years pundits and experts alike have tried to offer explanations and predictions on when the market will break out from its' doldrums. The prognosis is mixed, with what seems like an equal split between whether that breakout will be to the upside or the downside.

Stories abound about the crisis of the day: from ISIS to Brexit; the dollar is up, the dollar is down; China's economy is crashing, China's economy is turning around; the Fed will raise interest rates, the Fed will lower interest rates…

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Bill DeShurko, RIA
Registered Investment Advisor, 401 Advisor, LLC

Bill DeShurko started in the financial services industry in 1987 and formed his own practice in 1994. He is the owner of 401 Advisor, LLC a Registered Investment Advisor located in Centerville, Ohio. After following fads, phases, and products of the day for nearly 30 years he hopes that his insights and experience can help today's investors navigate the financial markets.