Have You Been Pumped and Dumped?
July 9, 2014
Technical Tuesday: How to Stick With the Long-Term Trend
July 8, 2014
The Wrong Way to Buy an MLP
May 22, 2014
Can This Newspaper Make You Rich?
May 5, 2014
The Three People to Ignore
April 2, 2014
The low interest rates allowed businesses to expand, to acquire other businesses and to hire new employees. It also fueled the stock market, which helped replenish people’s retirement accounts, making them feel wealthier and on the road to spending again. Why was this guy such a Debbie Downer? Because he sold annuities. He wants to scare investors into thinking that the market and economy are unhealthy. That way they’ll buy his products, which will significantly underperform during a bull market.
From the Mailbag: When Not to Use Trailing Stops
March 12, 2014
Our Mailbag is full of reader questions and comments. Feel free to add to it by sending your questions to firstname.lastname@example.org or by clicking the “comment” link at the bottom of the article. Today, Marc responds to a question we hear often about trailing stops.
How to Spot a Winning Stock
March 10, 2014
Are These Investors Getting Dumber?
November 8, 2013
I’ve long lamented that basic financial literacy is not a routine part of a high-school education in this country. Students routinely graduate without understanding compound interest, IRAs, mortgages or why we even have a stock market. And so they trundle out into the real world, saving little, investing poorly (or not at all) and – typically – paying 18.6% annual interest on their credit cards.