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Starter Funds for Youngsters

October 1, 2007

Investing will a key to the financial security of today’s youth. It will be more important to them it was to previous generations. Today’s youngsters will rely primarily on their own resources for retirement. The earlier someone starts investing, the easier it will be for him or her to become financially secure. Yet, financial services […]

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The Safe, Profitable Way to Invest in Hedge Funds

September 1, 2007

Hedge funds continue to make the headlines, largely because of funds that did not hedge anything. As many investors are finding out, these days “hedge fund” is a generic term that identifies any investment vehicle not subject to SEC regulations. Traditionally a hedge fund purchased investments the managers liked and sold short those that appeared […]

September 2007

September 1, 2007

September 21, 2007 1:45 p.m. Today’s Confusing Markets Already Explained Investors and analysts have been confused by many of the market developments of the last couple of years. They are easily explained, and the explanations are in my recent book, Invest Like a Fox…Not Like a Hedgehog. Conventional economic theory misses a few critical elements […]

August 2007

August 1, 2007

August 27, 2007 11:00 a.m. When Will We Know It is Over? Investment markets had a good week and seem to be returning to what was normal a couple of months ago. Is the worst of the financial crisis over? What are the signs that it might be over? Last week things looked almost dire […]

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July 2007

July 1, 2007

July 30, 2007 12:20 p.m. Random Notes About the Sell Off Here are a few thoughts and bits of information regarding last week’s big decline in the markets. Markets always can be affected by outside factors, known as exogenous factors. Last week, stocks were affected by a change of sentiment or outlook among bond and […]

June 2007

June 1, 2007

June 25, 2007 12:00 p.m. Will Congress Stop This Market? Last week I asked what can stop this bull market. There are only a few things that derail a stock market rally. The current bull run has been in place since March 2003 without a correction approaching 10%. The small correction in 2006 bottomed about […]

May 2007

May 1, 2007

Not Up on Site

April 2007

April 1, 2007

April 27, 2007 10:00 a.m. Supporting the Stock Market What is pushing stocks higher? Analysts have been expecting a substantial correction for some time. It was only two month ago that pessimism was reigning, and many believed a substantial correction was underway. Yet, the Dow is hitting record highs, and the S&P 500 is not […]

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