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