Jun 25, 2013, 10:27 AM
Last week, S&P 500 stunningly lost 1.4% of its value on Thursday and another 2.5% on Friday. When these things happen – sudden market gyrations in response to news – it helps to remember that there are essentially two kinds of investors.
Jan 25, 2013, 5:57 PM
One of the more interesting myths in the investment world is that large financial institutions, with their access to mountains of data pored over by teams of staff economists, can determine where the markets are going and profit accordingly.
Dec 22, 2012, 4:24 PM
The contentious fiscal cliff negotiations in Washington have drawn a lot of attention to taxes; specifically, to the possibility that tax rates on income, capital gains and qualified dividends will go up for many of us, beginning January 1.
Mar 25, 2012, 4:19 PM
With the stock market reaching new highs, a lot of people are asking if it is overvalued. Is the market due for a major correction? And, is now a good time to realize profits and take shelter in cash?
Sep 22, 2011, 4:39 PM
Last week, I had the dubious pleasure of spending a day and a half in continuing education sessions, where, among other things, I heard presentations by two economists about their take on our current situation, including the recent action by the Federal Reserve.