The Shale Gas Rush
With all of this new economic activity comes investing opportunity. And there is more than one way to play the market.
The Measured Approach to Value
Tevye the milkman.
He’s not the first person who comes to mind for the average value investor, but according to value guru Vitaliy Katsenelson, we can learn a lot from Tevye.
Breaking Ranks: Former Broker Turns Bomb Thrower
Joshua Brown is a reformed broker and thinks you should be one too — or else.
Financial Blogosphere Must-Reads
The Internet has spawned a brave new world of market reading as important to investors as The Wall Street Journal.
The Market Really is More Volatile Today
WARNING: THE LIFEGUARD’S NOT ON duty. Swim at your own risk.
That’s the way investment advisor Richard Bregman views today’s market. “If you go into the water, there might be riptides, sharks,” says the CEO of MJB Asset Management, a New York-based firm that manages a little over $100 million in...
A Lost Decade for Advisors?
It has been called the “Lost Decade” for stocks, the period from January 2000 to December 2009 that saw the stock market decline for the first time since the decade that started in the 1930s.
How a Freethinking Economist Saved Your Retirement Portfolio
Research by economist Richard Thaler, a professor at the University of Chicago, has “nudged” vast numbers of Americans to a higher savings rate.
Retirees, Beware the Rising Cost of Health Care: RIIA Speaker
Charlie Baker of General Catalyst Partners had one simple message for investment advisors at the Retirement Income Industry Association spring conference in Chicago: health care costs are going up, up, up.
How to Handle the Anxiety of Retirement: RIIA Confab
How great is the anxiety over retirement? A study shows even greater, for some, than the worry generated over the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks in New York.