I know that we all want to focus on the future and the great things that are in front of all of us. However, there is one aspect of investing that I wish that we could bring back for investors -- even if it’s only the mentality. Back in the day, if you purchased a bond, you received a bond … [Read more...] about Bring back the bond certificate mentality
Behavioral Factors in Investing
We are investors! This is the response that I have given numerous times over the last few weeks as people who know what I do for living ask if we are selling our positions in the global stock market. The question is understandable as the coronavirus 19 has severely impacted life around the globe … [Read more...] about We are investors!
This post is written by Dave Goetsch who is the Executive Producer of the TV series hit - The Big Bang Theory. In 2018 he discussed his transformation on how he approaches investing after the large market decline in 2008-2009. Instead of trying to determine what the global stock markets will do … [Read more...] about A Transformed Investor’s Reaction to Coronavirus
As professional football (NFL) continues towards the Super Bowl in early February, I wanted to highlight what one of the great NFL coaches discussed in a press conference as they were approaching this year’s season. During a press conference in August, Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin … [Read more...] about Getting Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable
Maureen and I were able to attend the on-going concert series with Billy Joel at Madison Square Garden in NYC with our friends. Billy has been playing once a month at MSG for over a year and will continue to perform as long as the shows continue to sell-out. It will probably be awhile if his … [Read more...] about We Didn’t Start the Fire
The year 2019 served up many examples of the unpredictability of markets. Interest rates that US policy makers expected to rise fell instead. American consumers’ confidence weakened as the year began,1 and news headlines broadcast fears of an economic slowdown. But investors who moved onto the … [Read more...] about Hindsight Is 20/20. Foresight Isn’t.