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Most investors still don’t understand the relationship between risk and returns, study shows
Survey respondents say, for example, that real estate is safer than stocks, yet produces larger profits. read more
Target-date funds are showing why they can shine when inflation and economic uncertainty are high
Bear markets call for a tailored, widely diversified retirement portfolio. read more
Everything you’re feeling now about the stock is normal bear-market misery — and the worst is yet to come.
Be on the lookout for the last two stages of bear market grief — depression and acceptance — before a major new bull market begins. read more
The Fed vowed to crush inflation with higher rates. Then the stock market boomed. Why over here (This is not good news.)
Killing the inflation dragon is not done with baby steps. Expect very high interest rates as a headwind for equities. read more
This chart shows the S&P 500 is now facing heavy resistance for further gains
Trade the short-term counter-rally of the stock market but add to this new ‘core’ bearish position. read more
Bull-market rebirth or head fake? These five indicators will give the green light for continued growth in stock prices
Many more stocks will have to reach new highs for the bull market to re-emerge. read more
We are probably in the early stages of a new bull market. restless? Get started with these 5 ‘fat’ stocks
Facebook parent Meta, Disney and 3 more quality stocks with huge discounts. read more
15 Quality Dividend Stocks You Can Buy on Sale Right Now
Prudent Speculator Editor John Buckingham searches deeply for discounted stocks with attractive dividend yields. read more
Semiconductor stocks have taken heavy losses, but many are headed for rapid growth. Here’s 15 to Shine By 2024
Chip makers’ stocks could mature after a broader decline. read more
These clean-energy ETFs are on the rise after beating the S&P 500 ‘handily’ over the past three months
Clean-energy funds have recently been outpacing the S&P 500, getting another boost after an unexpected agreement in Washington on a bill that covers climate-related spending. read more
Analysts say these 20 stocks are still up at least 48%, despite rising from the S&P 500’s low of 8%.
Preferred companies include Meta, Delta, Halliburton and General Motors. Analysts see a 32 per cent growth in the communication sector. read more
Elon Musk is hitting ‘peak hubris’ with his high-risk Twitter and bitcoin plays. Tesla shareholders should be concerned.
The people who think they are the smartest in the room rarely. read more
Things You Never Knew About Annuities
Edward McQuarrie sheds some light on this polarizing investment. read more
If gold prices keep falling, it won’t happen because interest rates are rising
This pattern looks attractive, but it cannot predict gold prospects. read more
Muni bonds aren’t just for the wealthy and investors in high-tax states
The taxable-equivalent return for municipal bonds is particularly attractive right now. read more
Thinking of leaving your financial advisor to save fees? Make sure you are able to DIY.
‘If you save 1% in advisory fees but lose 2%-3% annually to the market, what have you gained?’ read more
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