01-JANUARY 24-2021

“Being realistic is the most commonly traveled road to mediocrity. [Go for it!] –Will Smith Here’s to a better YOU … and now … Today’s DarrenDaily Recap Sunday.  A collection of the weeks videos from Darren Hardy.  Enjoy! Describing its beauty!!! Atlantic coast of Canada… does it really matter?  Yes! January 24, 2020 Good morning. Just […]

01-JANUARY 23-2021

“Creativity is an action, not a feeling.  Your work is too important to be left to how you feel today.”  –Seth Godin Power Thought That Raises Awareness Whenever we’re talking about personal transformation — whether it’s physical (lose weight), financial (get out of debt), mental (overcome anxiety), spiritual, relational (repair a broken relationship), etc. — […]

01-JANUARY 22-2021

Good morning. The trade war.  The pandemic.  The election.  All the big catalysts that can move markets up or down are now off the table.  So what’s next?  Until a new catalyst emerges, expect markets to drift. With markets in a long-term uptrend, the drift will likely be higher.  Individual names can still have some […]

01-JANUARY 21-2021

Good morning. Markets were cautiously up on strong earnings already, but continued to trend higher following the inauguration of President Biden.  His inaugural speech set a positive tone, but also one that recognized existing challenges.  Overall, and most importantly for investors, it didn’t say anything to spook markets. So now what?  That’s the real question.  […]

01-JANUARY 20-2021

Good morning. The big banks have nearly all reported earnings. And while many analysts have been concerned about how the banks can profit when interest rates are zero, those analysts are forgetting one key ingredient: The spread.  When rates are zero, depositors at the bank are getting zero percent returns.  The cost of capital to […]

01-JANUARY 19-2021

Good morning. This week marks a large number of corporate earnings.  Giants such as Intel, Netflix and Goldman Sachs, among others, will report.  These numbers will give a reasonable idea as to how the economy fared in the holiday season.  More than anything else, it’s these changing corporate earnings — and expectations of future earnings […]

01-JANUARY 18-2021

Good morning. Joe Biden didn’t offer too many surprises when he listed his economic proposals.  He did, however, suggest raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour.  At the Federal level, the minimum is $7.25, so if passed, the rate would more than double.  (States are free to set their own higher minimum wage.) That’s […]