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Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Every so often I like to revisit an earlier writing and see how well it may have held up over the years. In this case, I went back to December, 2010 almost ten years ago and shortly after the 2008 - 2009 bear market -- which still...

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

As most of my readers know, our fundamental approach to investing is guided by specific principles (for which their creators received a Nobel Prize), namely: a passive approach (except where client circumstances dictate otherwise),...

Friday, April 12, 2019

I've written in my commentaries, before, about the hidden costs of investing – some which are not readily available to the average investor either from stock brokerage firms, financial planners or mutual fund purveyors. Among...

Friday, April 12, 2019

OK, its a teaser headline. I'm not aware of anyone, with any tool or tools who can consistently make correct market timing calls – of when to get in or out of the market(s) or which asset class(es) to move into and which to move...

Friday, April 12, 2019

In perusing one of the trade journals I was struck by a listing of "the best performing funds," which was followed by a list of the worst. What interested me was the fact that I found the "leading loser" was a (formerly) highly...