Our brains are programmed to remember more recent or very traumatic events more clearly, which makes us focus on those outcomes rather than other less memorable ones. This cycle actually drives bull and bear markets. Most investors individually follow the same emotional cycle. Since the markets are driven by humans,
The stock market ended up flat for the week, but the week ended on a negative note. On Wednesday we saw a euphoric 3% rally after the Fed raised interest rates. On Thursday and Friday the market took away that rally and then some. The fluctuations in the market this
What's happening with inflation? Why do we have it? How long is it going to last? I've been receiving a lot of these questions lately, so I decided to explain what we're currently seeing with inflation right now.
We also have an upcoming webinar, "Navigating a difficult year," on Wednesday,
A year ago the title of that week's musings was "What can go wrong?" In it I identified the 4 pillars of the amazing stock market rally: Federal Reserve Support, Congressional Spending, Improving Economy, and the decline of COVID. I followed that with a list of things that could go
Probably one of the most frustrating things for me after 25 years of managing investments is how inefficient the market is at pricing in reality. This leads to far too many people getting sucked into the wrong investments.
Last week we've again witnessed two examples of the inefficiency of the