On August 30, 2012, Lesjak Planning Corp. invites you to our 9th Annual Charity Golf Classic! This year’s event will benefit Achievement Centers for Children -a non-profit organization providing therapy, recreation and adapted sports, education and family support services to children with a variety of disabilities and their families. This event will be held at […]
It seems as though perception and reality are coming to a head across the world. For much of this year these views and the wide disparity between them have caused economies to stagnate, according to many respected experts.
The 8th Annual LPC Charity Golf Classic was held on September 1, 2011, for the benefit of the Osteogenesis Imperfecta Foundation. Dave & Diana Lesjak’s adorable grandson Cayden, who has this brittle bone disease, was there to accept the donation and thank everyone for participating. What an outgoing little guy! Once again the event was […]
As investors and advisors, we search out investment opportunities that have the potential to give us a return on our money in exchange for the risk we assume in doing so…
Almost immediately after we wrote last month’s comments about the markets unprecedented seven consecutive week decline, they turned on a dime and charged straight up for two weeks and an 8-10% gain.
Prominent market analysts had the opinion that the old investor adage of “Sell in May and go away” would not apply this year due to strengthening market conditions as June approached. We all know what was bound to happen.
While the death of Bin Laden made the news on all levels last week, also news was the spectacular decline in commodity prices. Silver was down 25%, gold down 5%, and oil down 15%.
We are currently in discussions with money managers that invest directly into Japanese companies. Economic activity will undoubtedly slow in the coming months due to the infrastructure damage and limits on electricity usage. However, key manufacturing areas of the country appear relatively unaffected and are expected to resume operations in the next week or two once safety checks are complete.
What we know by experience though, is that markets do not go up uninterrupted forever. Since September, equities have made an almost unprecedented run to current levels with very few retreats.
The real question is “Will this measure take away enough of the overhanging uncertainty resulting in Corporate America beginning to spend some of its cash hoard?” Technology companies are reporting that even prior to this tax agreement, sales have been picking up gradually.