Fake News and Financial Markets

From the title of this article, you might think that I will be discussing how “Fake News” in the broader media impacts the markets. But there is another kind of fake news.  If you don’t understand it, you will be in a world of trouble come the next correction or
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Protecting Against Pilot Error

Below is a synopsis of this investment report: A survey conducted back in 2015 indicated that 37% fear the stock market and 73% equate buying equities to gambling. Given the events that have transpired in equity markets since the late 1990s, it is understandable to hear that investors
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Print This Chart, Hang It On A Wall

Below is a synopsis of this investment report: The market’s response to a crisis has been rather favorable over time to a balanced investment strategy. Diversification is the golden rule of investing, and this discipline often requires investors to remain allocated to asset classes th
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No Evidence Of A Plan

Below is a synopsis of this investment report: The unfortunate reality is that more than half of all households have no retirement plan much past their own retirement accounts. Proper diversification and consistent returns are the keys to retirement and most Americans lack both of the
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Diversification – More Than Meets The Eye

Below is a synopsis of this investment report: Diversification is the “Golden Rule” of investing, and proper implementation is absolutely mandatory in a well-constructed portfolio. Despite popular belief, diversification is not achieved by simply buying several high qualit
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