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Altrius Capital Blog

19 Apr 2018

I’m Chuck Hughes…I’m a Scam Artist

Posted by James Russo

Charlatans and unethical scam artists don’t come right out and tell you they are attempting to make you part with your money while providing absolutely no value. The most skilled will tell you they are doing something altruistically and that they want to simply teach you what they’ve learned – for the small price of a subscription service or enrollment into their more intensive (and more expensive) classroom lessons.

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Topics: scam artists, financial media

04 Apr 2018

Volatility, Noise and Media Madness

Posted by James Russo

The past week has continued the recent pattern of extreme volatility this year with major indices again moving into negative territory year-to-date.  Though I will publish the more comprehensive market and economic quarterly newsletter soon, I thought I'd share a portion of the chapter on Media Madness from the book I'm currently writing. I hope you find the snippets from the chapter more useful than the "experts" shouting advice encouraging you to take rash action.

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Topics: market forecasts, volatile markets, financial media