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Diminishing Equity Index Returns

Despite new all-time highs and a rally in technology stocks, S&P 500 and NASDAQ 10-year rolling returns remain below their longer-term averages. In fact, in the last four years the 10-year rolling return is range bound in spite of interventions … Continue reading

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The Stock Market Is For Speculation, Not an Income Source

Everyone in financial media is now talking about Vanguard and how it controls more than 80% of the money invested in index funds. Have investors forgotten the recent brutality of the stock market or are they just convinced that another … Continue reading

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Gold Outperforms Technology Year-To-Date

The holiday-shortened week marked a significant change in asset performance with gold outperforming technology on a year-to-date basis. This impacts diversified portfolios.

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Diversified Portfolio Performance in 2016

The Price Action Lab Diversified portfolio ended the year with a gain of 9% and ranked second best among 29 well-known portfolios.

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Trading Vs. Investing: The False Dichotomy

There are many who confuse these two: trading and investing. Some even offer trading disguised as investing. Even worse, some try to convince us that we should do one or the other. This clash is mostly motivated by marketing and … Continue reading

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Take Market Timing Model Research With A Grain Of Salt

Taking market timing model research with a grain of salt applies to both academic and practitioner domains. In addition to data-snooping and selection bias, there may be other subtle issues with reported results. For example, a recent paper claims there … Continue reading

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