Should You Trust This Market Rebound?

The first half of 2020 has been a wild ride for stock investors. After a record-setting decline in terms of speed, the S&P 500 Index of large U.S. stocks has … Read more

Posted on June 22, 2020 by

Should You Listen to Wall Street Experts and Billionaires?

Financial news websites, television shows, newspapers and magazines promise their viewers and readers two key things that are supposed to help investors prosper: intelligence and access. The intelligence is data … Read more

Posted on May 8, 2020 by

How Will I Know When The Stock Market Has Bottomed?

The stock market has taken a calamitous turn for the worse due to the shutdowns associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. By several measures it has been the fastest, most severe … Read more

Posted on April 27, 2020 by

Understanding Headline Risk As A Long-Term Investor

It’s been hard to get away from the pile-on of scary coronavirus news. Every day, it seems, a new country struggles to contain an outbreak. Did you even know what … Read more

Posted on March 6, 2020 by

Set-It-and-Forget-It Investing for the New Year

There’s a lot to be said for doing nothing when it comes to investing. The investment industry is set up to encourage activity. Who else can stock brokers and financial … Read more

Posted on December 30, 2019 by

Investor Facts: What Is A Rally?

A rally in a stock or bond market is not different from a rally in a baseball game. Things go from quiet to exciting, and for a variety of reasons. … Read more

Posted on September 26, 2019 by

Investor Facts: What Is A Penny Stock?

A penny stock is any stock that trades for less than $5 a share. Generally, these stocks trade off the major exchanges in marketplaces that specialize in small company investments. … Read more

Posted on July 29, 2019 by

Can the U.S. Economy Just Keep On Growing?

In early July, as the country geared up for a week of fireworks and grilling out, an interesting milestone whizzed by us — 121 months of unbroken economic growth. That … Read more

Posted on July 19, 2019 by
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Should You Have Sold in May? Here’s the Evidence

Hang around investors long enough and you eventually hear the phrase “Sell in May and go away.” Considering the sell-off in stocks since right around May 1 this year, that … Read more

Posted on June 14, 2019 by
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Sell Stocks Now? Hold On, There’s Better Way

After years of steady climbing the stock market is rocking investors with daily swings in the hundreds of points. You might feel like it’s time to sell stocks now. It’s … Read more

Posted on December 18, 2018 by