Sometimes, even the most well recognized experts make shockingly bad predictions. No one truly knows (legally) what the market is going to do next, and the risk involved in that uncertainty is what creates the potential for significant returns.
While trading fads come and go, good fundamental research is required to fulfill your fiduciary duties to your clients and yourself. Without it, realize it or not, you take significant risk that the numbers you use to make a decision are not correct.
The bull market received a bit of a scare last week as the S&P 500 fell almost 3%, the biggest single week loss since 2012. The market seems to have recovered this week, but a repeat of the 26% gain in 2013 doesn’t appear to be in the cards. Long-Term Bullish Last May I wrote…
As regulators dole out punishments that fit the crimes, they are finally closing many of the illegal trading loopholes that have driven so much of Wall Street profits over the past decade.
Even with this recent price drop, the current valuations of REITs look disconnected from their fundamentals.
Passive investors are in the Danger Zone for not recognizing that they are actually active investors.
Finding the best ETFs is an increasingly difficult task in a world with so many to choose from.
Finding the best ETFs is an increasingly difficult task in a world with so many to choose from. Only a careful analysis of an ETF’s holdings can allow investors to find the best ETFs for each style.
Finding the best ETFs is an increasingly difficult task in a world with so many ETFs to choose from.
The Large Cap Blend style ranks first out of the twelve fund styles as detailed in my style rankings for ETFs and mutual funds. It gets my Neutral rating, which is based on aggregation of ratings of 39 ETFs and 1,046 mutual funds in the Large Cap Blend style as of October 12, 2012.
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