Making Investment Decisions: Are You Kirk or Spock?

When it comes to making investment decisions, our natural decision-making style carries enormous weight. We are, after all, talking about our life savings. The stakes are high – right up there with decisions we make about our health, our children’s welfare, and our careers. If you are in your 20’s or 30’s, you may think […]

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A Proven Way to Avoid Bear Markets

This is the second installment of a three-part series about how to avoid bear markets. An Alternative to the popular Buy & Hold approach A systematic, rules-based risk management methodology Designed to reduce equity exposure during weak markets Increases risk-adjusted returns by reducing portfolio volatility Tested and proven effective since 1900 Has added 2.3% per […]

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This Strategy is Beating the Market by 15% YTD

Have you drunk the “nobody can beat the market” Kool Aid? If so, don’t worry. You’re in good company. The majority of advisers, brokers, planners, and experts have pounded this claim into your head relentlessly. But is it true? The Truth About Beating the Market It’s very hard for an investor, even a professional one, […]

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Why It’s So Important to Avoid Bear Markets

Have you drunk the buy-and-hold Kool-Aid? If so, don’t worry – it might be the best approach for you. After all, when Warren Buffett endorses a strategy, how bad could it be? This article shines a light on a significant flaw in the entire premise of buy-and-hold as a universally superior strategy. What’s the big […]

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The Jason Voorhees Market: Nothing can stop it

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The late, great Marty Zweig said “Don’t fight the tape.” And fans of the Halloween movie franchise say “Don’t assume that just because you shot Jason Voorhees 17 times, he will stay down for long.” This bull market isn’t dead yet. It is showing signs of fatigue, but as long as it keeps making new […]

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Game Plan for Next Week – September 2, 2017

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The question many of you are asking yourselves these days was nicely captured by The Clash:“Should I Stay or Should I Go?If I go, there will be troubleAnd if I stay it will be double.One day it’s fine and next it’s black.This indecision’s bugging me…”The Game PlanThis bull market is now the second-longest on record. […]

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