"All the positive forces that propelled the equity markets earlier this year have fallen off the table.
With Canadian and US stock markets at all-time highs and up about 15% so far in 2019, many investors are wondering if it is time to sell some stocks
Ray Dalio, Co-CIO of Bridgewater Associates, one of the largest and most successful hedge funds in the world, has written an excellent treatise on what he sees happening to investments in the near future.
Recessionary periods are a necessary evil in a financial system such as ours to wring out the excesses in the economy. Recessions can be devastating for certain people through job loss and the failure of businesses. But even an economic downturn can have some positive implications. Please see the original post from A Wealth of... Continue Reading →
Major secular drivers have the potential to significantly disrupt the global economy, financial markets, and investors’ portfolios over the next three to five years.
The Bucket Plan, an excellent how to book by Jason L. Smith describes a simple and effective system to allay the fears of retiree investors, by ensuring that they will have enough cash for their needs, and avoiding the need to sell investments when markets tank.
the "Buffett Indicator". This is essentially the ratio of the total value of the US stock market to the US Gross Domestic Product (GDP). At the moment, the ratio of 151% is close to historic levels.
Ignoring market headlines isn't putting your head in the sand; it's a key to a basic investing tenet.