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The Investor's Diving Board Dilemma

To jump or to tiptoe, that is the question.

In a recent piece for the New York Times, Jeff Sommer looks at the issue of whether investors looking to deploy a large chunk of capital in the market are better off… 334 more words


What are the market trends for August 19, 2014?

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This video provides the weekly market trends, according to Tiger Capital Management, LLC, for five major assets, i.e. 69 more words

Marc Faber says stocks are going up--a bullish sign

who is Marc Faber?

I first encountered Mr. Faber when I began studying the Hong Kong market in 1985.  He was an early practitioner in that market of what one might call the “infotainment” wing of the institutional brokerage business (something that has now morphed, in a much less sophisticated form, into the financial channels on cable TV and radio).   313 more words

Current Market Thoughts

Busy Town

Here we are in the lazy, hazy days of August. Butterflies flit among the leafy branches. A flock of Canada geese skim the lake, their honks blending with the steady thrum of motorboats and the whoop of occasional waterskier in the distance. 483 more words


Bubble, Bubble, Toil and Trouble: The Costs and Benefits of Market Timing

The following article was originally published in Musings on Markets and is reproduced with kind permission of the author, Aswath Damodaran. Aswath is a Professor of Finance at the Stern School of Business at NYU and teaches classes in corporate finance and valuation. 3,850 more words

US & Canada

What are the best performing investments of August 2014?

What are the best performing investments?  Which investments are going up?  Which investments are going down?  To find out click on the link below to view the latest issue of the Trend Update Newsletter.   15 more words

We Need to Check Ourselves

So I’m not sure why, but I set marketwatch.com is my work computer’s internet homepage. Every day, when I open the internet, I see the headline for MarketWatch. 532 more words

Risk Management