During the 1849 California Gold Rush people sold all their possessions to chase gold (NYSEARCA:IAU).
Building an architecturally sound investment portfolio doesn’t happen by chance.
It’s been 1,383 days since the U.S. stock market’s (NYSEARCA:SCHB) last 10% correction.
Stock market volatility creeps up when most investors least expect it.
A few months ago the NASDAQ Composite Index (Nasdaq:ONEQ) eclipsed 5,000 for the first time since March 2000.
Is it worth it to pay a stock picker when index mutual funds are so cheap? More investors are saying no, and billions of dollars are jumping onto the index-fund bandwagon by the month.
Investing and gambling share at least one common thread; it’s all about odds.
Many investment portfolios reflect the lives of their owners; they’re cluttered, scattered, and completely disorganized.
From an observer’s viewpoint, the individual with a good sized investment portfolio (say above $1 million) doesn’t have much to worry about.