Bargain Hunting in Spain

The first time I set foot on Spanish soil was the spring of 2000, and what a fantastic time it was to visit.  The dollar was near its all-time high versus the Euro, and an American could live like a king on a pauper’s budget. My, how times have changed.  I most recently visited Spain […] […] Continue Reading…

Listen to Charles Sizemore on Straight Talk Radio

This week, Charles Sizemore discusses investment options for the remainder of 2012 with Mike Robertson, host of the “Straight Talk About Money” radio show on Houston’s 1110AM/KTEK.… […] Continue Reading…

The Greek Debt Crisis In Historical Perspective

Greece is no stranger to economic crises such as the current one. The country has been in debt since its independence and has gone through a cycle of borrowing and defaulting numerous times. Foreign powers have always had an interest in maintaining Greece’s stability, so previously they always agreed to refinance its debts. The only new factor in Greece’s ongoing crisis is that the country is not as strategically important to outsiders as it was before the end of the Cold War, so foreign governments are not as interested in loaning Athens money. […] Continue Reading…

Charles Sizemore in The Wall Street Journal’s SmartMoney

Charles Sizemore gave his views on the market’s recent volatility to SmartMoney’s Quentin Fottrell:

Including today, stocks have fallen 8 days out of the last 9 – with last week the Dow posting its worst five-day stretch in five months… Financial advisers say the latest worries among investors makes sense.… […] Continue Reading…

Charles Sizemore on Wealth Wake Up Radio

Listen to Charles Sizemore discuss the implications of the  ”London Whale” trading error that cost JP Morgan $2 billion, the state of the European debt crisis and the outlook for Canada with Dick Donahue on Wealth Wake Up radio.… […] Continue Reading…