Ed Butowsky Archive
Published May 16, 2012
Let me make this very clear: what occurred at J.P. Morgan was not prop trading. It is crucial for everyone to know that this was a hedge position and was not trying to make money but to save money.
Published May 08, 2012
Financial advisors often promote themselves as caring and knowledgeable people who always have their client's best interest in mind. So, here is the question you should ask your advisor: how can you do your job properly if you don't truly know what I really need to make each year just to stay even?
Published May 07, 2012
From the Front Lines: With our most valuable recovery tool -- lowering rates -- gone, this administration's failed policies have put this country in the worst economic shape in history.
Published May 02, 2012
Enjoy the recent run-up in stocks -- but after 25 years investing money for wealthy individuals, one thing I have learned is that there is usually a reversion back to reality at some point.
Published April 27, 2012
The alarmists need to stop with the unsubstantiated claims that the oil market is being manipulated -- it simply can't be done to the level that can impact the price of oil.
Published April 20, 2012
Although consensus earnings forecasts are ticking higher, be careful. Analysts are overly optimistic this time of year in forecasting full-year estimates.
Published April 18, 2012
The first thing investors need to do is to recognize that a trend doesn't happen day to day, week by week or even month by month. All investors need to take a step back and evaluate the markets from a distance.
Published April 16, 2012
Let's put the facts of Mitt Romney's tax returns out there, versus the uninformed political rhetoric.