By Bob Landaas
As I get older, it becomes clearer to me that there are some problems that you face that can be solved while there are others where there is no easy fix.
Two of the issues that are weighing on financial markets currently are solvable and give investors hope after the disappointments of last year.
Automated trading exacerbates market swings while not necessarily reflecting investment fundamentals, Paige Radke explains in a MONEY TALK VIDEO. […]
Year-end volatility and falling stock prices reminded investors of the importance of dividend-paying stocks, Steve Giles explains in a MONEY TALK VIDEO. […]
Volatility heading into 2019 reminded investors to be balanced, as Brian Kilb and Kyle Tetting discuss in their look ahead in a MONEY TALK VIDEO […]
Kyle Tetting explains in a MONEY TALK VIDEO why investors vexed by stock market volatility should consider what’s going on in their own portfolios. […]
Market volatility got you itching to do something about your investments? In a MONEY TALK VIDEO, Marc Amateis says consider rebalancing your portfolio. […]
By Joel Dresang
As investors, we’re always hearing about buying low and selling high, not putting all our eggs in one basket, making a plan and sticking to it. Apparently, there’s something to be said too for the warning, “Don’t look down,” which individuals are advised when they find themselves atop a lofty perch and an unfamiliar perspective could panic them into a costly misstep. […]
By Kyle Tetting
The year 2018 marked the worst in a decade for broad measures of U.S. stocks. After some late January weakness, stocks had been trending higher for most of the year before succumbing to uncertainty in the fourth quarter. Uncertainty is always part of investing in stock markets – and, long-term, creates opportunity – but the fourth quarter of 2018 was unnerving in its reminder of how quickly trends can turn. […]
By Joel Dresang
I’m waiting my turn to purchase Forever stamps. First-Class postage for a 1-ounce letter rises to 55 cents per stamp beginning Jan. 27, a price increase of a nickel apiece or 10%. Then I consider the value of the stamps and how value often is an overlooked part of investing. […]
Gyrations in the stock market can play havoc with investors’ emotions and lead to impulsive moves. In a MONEY TALK VIDEO, Dave Sandstrom explains why investors should not let short-term market volatility disrupt important retirement decisions but instead rely on balanced investment portfolios and prudent withdrawal plans. […]
Even properly diversified investment assets move in unison sometimes. Investors saw that in October when both stocks and bonds lost value. As Paige Radke explains in a MONEY TALK VIDEO, occasional breakdowns in correlation occur, but they tend to be only temporary, suggesting correlation remains a sound strategy for long-term investors. […]