How Can You Hedge Against Risk in the Stock Market?

If you’re not incredibly familiar with the ins and outs of investing, there are several terms you may hear in financial conversations that might throw you for a loop. One such term is “hedging” —…


Who Are the Five Best Investors of All Time & What Were Their Returns?

There are superstars in every industry that master their craft and turn into legends. Names that are associated with incredible feats, discoveries, and successes will live on for centuries to come,…


The Folly of the Fed

The Federals Reserve's hawkish about-face with its monetary policy will do little to rein in inflation and potentially worsen it. It will certainly cause immediate harm to many people looking for…


How Does the Stock Market React in Times of War?

As you probably know by now, the Russia-Ukraine conflict has greatly intensified after Russia’s recent invasion of Ukraine. In addition to the political and humanitarian disturbances this has…


The Worst Performing Fund of the Last Two Years is likely to Outperform the Best Performing One

Interesting phenomenon yesterday. The worst-performing stocks of the last year are the best-performing one yesterday.   Some of the most unusual trading in stocks that I've seen. Today I think you…


How Can You Tell When the Market Is in a Correction Mode?

Even if you’re entirely new to investing, you’ve probably noticed that when the markets are rising for an extended period of time, the media starts talking about when the correction is likely to…


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Can Tech Stocks Keep Going Up?

The pandemic taught us a lot about the vulnerability of our world. It reminded us that our reality is more fragile than we think and that things can change without warning. However, it also gave us…


Pros and Cons of Retiring Outside the United States

  As the time comes to close your laptop and put away your slacks and pressed shirts, an important decision needs to be made. Where are you going to retire?  There are benefits and drawbacks to…


Infamous Black Swan Events in the Recent Past

What is a Black Swan Event and what were they over the last 50 years

Infamous Black Swan Events in the Recent Past   In the world of finance and investing, a ‘black swan event’ is an unplanned and unpredictable event that has far-reaching and often disastrous…


Five Due Diligence Steps Every Investor Must Check Off

Due diligence analyzes and mitigates any risk that’s associated with an investment decision. A thorough examination of the financial records of the investee will turn up any possible performance…