Considering Whether to Take Profits and Pay taxes? Here’s How to Decide

The extended market rally has left many investors with significant gains in their holdings. This raises an important decision: Is it time to sell, and pay the taxes? While the right answer depends upon your personal circumstances, my objective is to help you think about the problem in the right way. The Bias Against Selling […]

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Silver Target Review – WTWA 06/02/18

In last week’s installment of WTWA I invited readers to comment on a chart, with the comment that I did not like it. Here it is:   Several readers made excellent comments, including some via email. The readers (fujilomi, Mark Tully, Total Return Investor, and Lloyd Clucas) covered the key points, which I will summarize […]

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Stock Exchange: Do You Start The Day With A Trading Plan?

The Stock Exchange is all about trading. Each week we do the following: Discuss an important issue for traders; highlight several technical trading methods, including current ideas; feature advice from top traders and writers; and, provide a few (minority) reactions from fundamental analysts. We also have some fun. We welcome comments, links, and ideas to […]

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Weighing the Week Ahead: Is it Time to Worry About a Trade War?

The economic calendar is light. Most of the “financial” news flow relates to non-core stories. Of the various geo-political themes, there is one that is most significant for investors. Expect pundits to be asking: Is it time for investors to worry about a trade war? Last Week Recap In my last edition of WTWA I […]

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