A Guide to Portfolio Diversification

Periodic portfolio checkups and rebalancing are important processes for individual investors. Ben Carlson wrote today about Seven Strategies for Investing at Market Peaks. He avoids saying that the current market is “the” peak, but the title clearly captures the interest of investors with that suspicion. He lists seven different strategies, noting some pluses and minuses […]

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Weighing the Week Ahead: Will the North Korea Threat be the Catalyst for a Market Correction?

In a normal, quiet summer week we would be lazily considering consumer confidence and the Fed minutes. Instead, the escalating war of words between the U.S. and North Korea has claimed the agenda. Expect many to be asking, Will the North Korea threat be the catalyst for a market correction? Last Week Recap My notion […]

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The Unsolved Mystery of the Cramer Rant

Last week marked the 10th anniversary of the famous Cramer “They know nothing!” rant. There was plenty of buzz on CNBC, including a victory lap for Cramer.   The blogosphere took note, with most discussion centered on whether Cramer was right or wrong. The majority agreed with him, and praised him for his conviction. If […]

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