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To simply put it, when investors feel good about the market and aren’t afraid of adding money to their portfolios, they are usually met with disappointing returns over the following 12 months.
If you had sky-high returns last year, your adviser was guessing. And I’m guessing you didn’t hire him to make guesses. He ignored your need to have downside protection. He wasn’t looking out for you.
What did QE accomplish? Or, what didn’t it?
Despite what the experts and news headlines say, here’s what’s really been driving the markets.
If you’re working for a company that has an old-fashioned pension plan and you intend to retire sometime in the next five years, listen up.
Author Michael Lewis sparked a controversy over high-frequency trading. But Lewis and other critics are wrong to say the practice hurts retail clients.
Drum roll please. My official people of the year are… the CEOs, CFOs and all of those hardworking Americans who have found a way to help their respective corporations’ stock valuations rise in 2013.
Here you go again. Class warfare. Although the country is tired of the divisive speeches you seem to be drawn to, let me help you and the country understand the important point that you fail to bring up in relation to this " discussion".
Obama gambled one-sixth of the U.S. economy that he could convince young people to sign up for something that they didn't want. His gamble didn't -- and won't -- work.
Raising the debt ceiling hurts all Americans today. We continue to hear that we are robbing from our children, and this is true.
In order to get our economy growing at a 4-5% GDP rate, we need a total makeover of our economic policy.
Over the last 5, 7 and 10 years, Buffett has underperformed in returns, and took significantly more risk and had a much greater dispersion of returns -- which is what gives most people sleepless nights.
After 27 years of managing money I have learned that sometimes stocks being cheap just isn't enough to support staying fully invested.
The stock market isn't rising because the Federal Reserve is printing money. I keep hearing this all around and it is intellectually dishonest and it spits in the face of every hard working CEO and CFO of public companies who are being forced to be more efficient than ever with less clarity of the future.
Right now, as you read this article, the national debt is directly harming Americans, and the government isn't being honest about it.
In publicly saying he does not desire a balanced budget, the president has in effect said that he will continue to increase our debt to other countries.
When the president says that the country needs more "investment" it is crucial to note that this is code for more printing of money. What that means is further and significant devaluation of our dollar, which will disproportionately hurt the middle class.
As the battle in Washington continues, I often wonder why there isn't more outrage from all Americans over the debt ceiling debate.
With all the data immediately available to all of us, the importance of some tend to get lost, while other data points that aren't that relevant often get highlighted.