you’ve probably never heard of a yield curve much less understand what its inversion could portend for your financial future. Does it mean the stock market is headed for bear market territory?
Steps to take after the recent stock market correction
ETFs make up a sizable portion of the the market. Are they right for you and your financial situation?
Four steps if you are feeling nervous about the markets
1. Remember that Short Term Needs and Investing Do Not Mix.
2. Buy a Fixed-Income Ladder.
3. Stop Tracking the Market.
4. IF All Else Fails, Try Something Less Drastic.
The best approach to the Dow is to not react when it soars and when it declines. Your portfolio is much more than the Dow, and for the most part that’s a good thing.
The steps for a sound financial future remain remain in your hands. Remember the stock markets, over time, have a high likelihood of appreciation, regardless of your opinion of the president.
Buy low and sell high is often repeated by financial advisors, but sometimes its not that easy. Often, the investing brains of most gets in the way of being a successful investor.
Volatility is something that until last fall has been largely absent from the financial markets in the past few years.
If you have purchased and sold stocks in 2011 in your taxable investment account, look for a significant change on the 1099-B form this year. For the first time, your broker will supply cost basis information to you and the…
With 2011 behind us, most stock investors will look back upon another subpar year. The S&P 500, the broad index of US large company stocks, ended up about even. While international diversification has been a wise strategy over time, this…