Posts filed under “Investing”
Here’s an ugly quote to start your day:
"Our long-held conviction that the economy can’t sustain rapidly rising interest rates remains intact. The main reason for this is the sheer amount of debt in the system and the average consumer’s undesirable financial situation … if the economy starts showing signs of weakness, then the question begins whether the Fed will continue tightening monetary policy. If it stops and we try again to artificially induce growth, then excessive speculation will remain the only game in town, eventually leading to a spectacular collapse of the financial system."
-Elliot Gue, Ivan Martchev and Yiannis Mostrous, WSW
More on this later . . .
USA Today had an interesting article this past week (it happens). The discussion was on the fact that Most Americans no good at investing. A more accurate title would have been "Humans not good at investing." There’s a very specific reason for this; It is something I am in the middle of writing up, and…Read More
This chart has been used primarily as an excuse for bad investment advice: Source: Marketwatch Why an excuse? It builds in an out for the advice giver: See, you just have to hold onto stocks long enough . . . then you will outperform other asset classes. Now all we need to do is figure…Read More