You think that the broker has your best interest at heart. They are, after all, working for you. You are paying them a commission. And you are living in America, the land of "everyday low prices." But you have been misled.
Growth in the U.S. is slowing, along with Asia and emerging market economies. This is occurring under the context of a continued reduction of Fed asset purchases. Meanwhile, U.S. market strategist are busy looking at the weather charts trying to find excuses.
Portfolio company CEOs and VCs are feeling as good about the future as they ever have, with a stunning 86 percent of CEOs who plan to raise capital, saying it will be the same or easier to do so as compared to last year.