investing when news is bad

The Upside To Investing When News Is Bad

It’s fairly easy to look around the world and recognize places where uncertainty reigns. Not wars or disasters, but political uncertainty, the kind that depresses investors. Run away? Not really. … Read more

Posted on September 23, 2016 by
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The Biggest Investment Mistake You Make

We live in a world that’s predicated on taking action. You want a job, go knock on doors. You find someone attractive, express your interest. No pain, no gain, as … Read more

Posted on September 9, 2016 by
serious investors

Software Is Magic For Serious Investors

Every industry has a catchphrase that explains it all. For the tech business, one of the better quotes you hear is that “software is magic.” There’s a lot to unpack there, … Read more

Posted on August 26, 2016 by
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Have Stocks Peaked At Last? Hardly

If you follow the financial news on websites or cable TV, it’s easy to run into the same argument over and over. Stocks peaked. Get out now while you can. … Read more

Posted on August 19, 2016 by
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Stock Indexes Set New Highs: What Now?

Summer is supposed to be the dead time for stocks, the doldrums. Everyone is on vacation, the theory goes, so nobody is around to buy. It’s an actual theory, captured … Read more

Posted on August 12, 2016 by
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The Danger In Beating The Stock Market

Hire a financial advisor and you are likely to hear one of two sales pitches: Either “I can beat the market” or “Your money will grow faster with active management.” … Read more

Posted on July 15, 2016 by
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What Kind Of Retirement Investor Are You?

We all have different approaches to money, understandably so. A lot of it has to do with who your parents are and how you are raised. Depression-era folks are famously … Read more

Posted on June 30, 2016 by
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You Should Think Less About Retirement, Not More

The data on retirement saving is stupefying. Many of us will never retire, studies suggest. Half of Americans have no savings set aside at all and instead spend every cent they earn. … Read more

Posted on June 17, 2016 by
gold

Gold Talk Resurges, But What Does The Data Show?

The one thing you can count on, besides death and taxes, is that someone somewhere will try to talk you into owning gold instead of stocks and bonds. The reasons … Read more

Posted on June 10, 2016 by
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What To Do When Nobody Is Buying Stocks

Summer vacation is upon us. The pools are open and the sun is beating down. It’s the classic summer lull for stock markets, too. It’s a predictable pattern of “sell … Read more

Posted on May 27, 2016 by