Today is the 9 year anniversary of the “bottom” of the financial crisis. The S&P 500 lost over 50% of its value during the crisis, falling to a level of 673. It has since rallied over 300% from the depths of the crisis. The only bump
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The market is racing back to the highs following the early February 10% correction. I’ve seen a wide range of emotions from investors and advisors the past three weeks. Their current perspective of the market seems to be based on how far their “look-back” period goes.
The S&P 500 is up nearly 5% the first 3 weeks of the year. Following the euphoria of 2017’s 20% rally in the US stock market, market participants are buzzing with the prospects of another 20%+ gain. Few people see any possibility for the market to
A few weeks back, Dr. Richard Thaler won the Nobel Prize in economics for his work on behavioral finance. Anybody associated with SEM the last few years is quite familiar with his work as it along with others in the field has been the major driver behind the re-design of
When evaluating the market, far too often our emotions get in the way of making a clear assessment of what is really happening. The more the market goes up, the more our behavioral biases can cloud our judgement. One of the best ways to overcome our behavioral biases is to