Doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is an absurd one.—Voltaire “The market hates uncertainty” has been a common enough saying in recent years, but how logical is it? There are many different aspects to uncertainty, some that can be measured and some that cannot. Uncertainty is an … [Read more...] about Uncertainty and the Market
Attached is an article written by David A. Levine for the New York Times in February. In the article he discusses how most investors should have most of their money invested in stocks. What makes this more compelling is that he is a self-confessed "bond guy" or someone who has believed in the … [Read more...] about How much of Your Nest to Put into Stocks? All of it.
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
Continuing with our series, this blog describes [highlight]what is a mutual fund[/highlight]. And while my teachers at Chaminade High School in Mineola, told me I should not describe something by stating what it is not - that is where we will begin. There are different types of financial … [Read more...] about What do financial terms mean – Mutual Funds
This post - Stocks Recently, I was at the doctor’s office for a chest cold which turned out to be bronchitis. After the doctor did his diagnosis, he told me that he was going to prescribe a medication that would solve the problem. He gave the names of the two medications which for this … [Read more...] about Series – “What do financial terms mean?” Stocks