This week's post was written by Dan Hoeck who works for our partner Loring Ward as a Senior Portfolio Analyst in Portfolio Research. He writes about the never ending people who have predicted the End of the World in their lifetimes. Once again, we are facing the impending threat of the end of … [Read more...] about It’s the End of the World…Again
This post was guest written by Brad Steiman with our partner Dimensional Fund Advisors (DFA) Canada. (Unlike some of the current thinking in the press, it deals with how people are rewarded for investing, not at the expense of other people, but as a reward for providing capital.) It is not … [Read more...] about Still Trying to Pick Stock Winners? How Capitalism Works
This is a guest post from Robert Kurre, an attorney with Kurre Levy Schneps LLP. in Great Neck, NY. Robert J. Kurre, Esq. is the Partner-in-Charge of the firm’s elder law practice and co-Chair of its trusts and estates practice. Don't be fooled into thinking that you don't need estate planning … [Read more...] about Estate Planning Isn’t Just About Saving Taxes
This is a guest post from Matthew Carvalho, Director, Investment Research at our partner Loring Ward. With the 2012 political conventions for both Republicans and Democrats just beyond us, there’s no doubt that the Presidential Election year excitement is hitting its peak. When it comes to the … [Read more...] about Stock the Vote: Do Presidential Elections Affect Markets?
I wrote in an earlier post that you may be concentrating on the "wrong" news. This post was guest written by our colleague at DFA Jim Parker and highlights the reason that we do focus on the wrong "news" items. [highlight]Bad news sells. [/highlight]It sells because fear is a more powerful … [Read more...] about Bad News Sells – Doesn’t It