Inertia Syndrome

When it comes to buying a stock or mutual fund most people act pretty quickly. There are some who will take the time to get a report from Morningstar (it is worthless) or get reports from their broker (also worthless) or even do a search on the Internet (if you... Read More

Perfect Storm

Having lived aboard a sailboat for 2 years I was stricken when I saw the movie "PERFECT STORM". I know these are things you want to avoid at all costs. Even little storms can play havoc with your life style on a boat.From a world view it looks like we... Read More

Complacency Indicator

If you haven't heard of the technical indicator with the stock market symbol VIX it is now time to pay some attention to it. When the number is running low, as it is now, around 15 to 18 it means everyone is happy and thinks the stock market is going... Read More

Paddle Your Canoe

At some time in your life you have been on a river in a canoe and hopefully you had a paddle. You know about being up the creek without one.You quickly learned that paddling up stream is much harder than paddling down stream. The lesson of going with the flow... Read More

Trading Systems

To become a successful trader you must have some kind of method or system to follow that will keep you on track. You may be buying and selling on tips, the weather or phases of the moon (there is a system like that).The two basic methods are based either on... Read More

Expense Ratios

Mutual funds and brokers are always preaching not to buy any fund with a high expense ratio. That is the annual costs of the fund to pay for trading of stocks within their portfolio, salaries, rent, telephone, analysts, etc. Most of them tell you not to buy one that exceeds... Read More

Protectionism

First let's see what protectionism is. According to Mr. Webster it is the advocacy, system, or theory of protecting domestic producers by impeding or limiting, as by tariffs or quotas, the importation of foreign goods and services.That sounds pretty good. It is something that will protect the jobs of our... Read More

Stuff

I continually hear from economists, talking heads, other market letter writers, analysts and assorted "experts" that I need to know all kinds of "stuff" about the stocks and mutual funds I am going to buy and I should keep up with them on a regular basis.What is this important "stuff"?Let's... Read More

Discipline

One of the great "secrets" of successful people is discipline and it doesn't make any difference whether it is manufacturing, processing, servicing or investing in the stock market.Before you can have that discipline you must have a successful plan and stick with it. If the method you use does not... Read More

What Are You Waiting For?

Do you own any mutual funds? In an IRA or 401K or wherever. Privately or at work.Have you called your fund manager to find out what is going on with your fund? Are they under investigation for late trading, improper pricing, deviation from length of sales defined in the prospectus... Read More

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Its Better

Question: How does it get better when it gets worse?Last... Read More

Investing Basics - Stocks, Mutual Funds, Real Estate & Online Investing

Have you ever thought of investing? Do you have a... Read More

Losses, not Profits, will Stop You from Trading in the Market

Should the market turn against you, it is important that... Read More

Valuation

Every day I hear from the "experts" on CNBC-TV and... Read More

Living Trust Investing: Income Considerations when the Grantor Dies

A common problem I often see when working with living... Read More

Buy Low - Sell High

Now where have I heard that before? I know. It... Read More

365/7/24

What does it take to be a stock trader? It... Read More

Wall Street Paradigm

In 1960 an engineer working for a watch company in... Read More

Starbucks Stock is Up

Starbucks earnings are up again and so is their stock... Read More

Successful Trading ? Establish Your Risk Level

Before you embark upon a journey of trading stocks or... Read More

Your Job

There are so many kinds of work that needs to... Read More

Advantages and Disadvantages of Mutual Funds

Outlined below are some of the advantages and disadvantages of... Read More

Does Japan Matter?

For the last 12 years we have seen the Japanese... Read More

No Load Mutual Funds: Investment Hype vs. Investment Help

With the internet such a huge part of our daily... Read More

Its A Duck

If it walks like a duck, quacks like a duck... Read More

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Stock Market

On the 40 year journey through the turmoil of a... Read More

A Stock Market Investment Plan that Never Lets You Down

The bulls and bears of the stock market are both... Read More

A Stock Market Investment Strategy

I feel that an investment strategy in the stock market... Read More

Social Insecurity

Just about everything you have been told about Social Security... Read More

Mutual Fund Honor Roll ? Buy High, Sell Low by Chasing Performance

Buy high and sell low -- It's not a typo.Millions... Read More

Rebalance And Diversify

The stock market has not been very kind to your... Read More

Investment Research - The Dalbar Study

Very few people, even professionals, have heard of the Dalbar... Read More

Dont Buy Stocks based on P/E Ratio alone

I use the P/E ratio as a secondary indicator for... Read More

Stock Investment Advice

Stock investment advice is easy to find. Do you get... Read More

Finding A Good Stock

One of the things people are always asking me is... Read More

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