The world is not coming to an end—even if it does look that way as global stock markets plummet.
Make no mistake about it; we are clearly witnessing some selling capitulation in the stock market. The bottom may be near for the stock market, or we could be in for further downside moves given that the correction on the S&P … Read More
For investors in small-cap stocks, this year has been quite a different experience from 2013, when the sector was raging and sizzling on the price charts.
Small-cap stocks are the laggards this year, with the benchmark Russell 2000 down nearly 14% from its peak and established in a bear market. The selling may be somewhat extreme at first glance but … Read More
Not too long ago, the European Central Bank (ECB), to fight the economic slowdown in the eurozone, lowered its benchmark interest rates. The hope with this move was the same as it was in the U.S., England, Japan, or other countries that are facing economic scrutiny: lowering interest rates will eventually increase lending and eventually bring in economic growth. In … Read More
“What should you do when the house isn’t in order?”
A good friend of mine … Read More
Are the long-term retirement plans of working Americans being held hostage by the Federal Reserve?… Read More
One of the basic rules that investors should follow when it comes to portfolio management … Read More
Your 401(k) is supposed to be a retirement account with a long investing horizon—not a … Read More