Timing

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Big Lie #1: Buy and Hold

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

Copyright 2006 Equitrend, Inc. So much of what you hear in the financial press these days is so wrong, that one must consider most financial television and print to be strictly for entertainment purposes only...

Critical Information You Need to Protect Your Retirement

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

Copyright 2006 Equitrend, Inc. America is heading for a train wreck. Everyone knows it's coming, but no one is doing anything about it. As an individual, you can wait and hope the inevitable doesn't happen, or you can prepare yourself and your finances now so you and your family can avoid and even profit from the disaster that's rapidly approaching...

How Modern Portfolio Theory Could Wreck Your Retirement!

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

Copyright 2006 Equitrend, Inc. Modern Portfolio Theory altered the investment landscape forever when it was introduced in the 1950s by Nobel Prize winning economist Harry Markowitz. Virtually every financial planner and money manager touts its tenets of asset allocation and risk management but is it even valid? And if it is, does anybody understand it well enough to put it into efficient practice? What is it, anyway? Modern Portfolio Theory (MPT) was developed in the 1950s by a graduate student at the University of Chicago named Harry Markowitz who later went on to win the Nobel Prize in 1990 for his work in finance and economics...

Why Buying And Holding Is Dangerous To Your Retirement

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

Copyright 2006 Equitrend, Inc. When someone tells you that the dam is breaking, do you just stand there and get washed away by the floodwaters? Why does the professional management industry give you that advice for managing your retirement? Why did trillions of dollars get lost in the millennium bear market due to the bad advice of passive money management? The Latest Research A study by three academics from the London Business School was recently reported in a great Wall Street Journal article titled "Long-Term Risk Is Underestimated," goes a long way toward debunking the myths of long- term investing...

Market Timing A Danger to Your Financial Success

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

Market timing are the two most dangerous words in investing - especially when practiced by novice traders. Market timing is the strategy of attempting to predict future price movements through use of various fundamental and technical analysis tools - and when used to predict trending moves, ends in disaster, and losses...

Timing Clauses Stop Sellers From Inciting Bidding Wars

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

It is no secret that the current real estate market is hot, hot, hot. Sellers can receive multiple bids for their property on the same day. In the rush of the moment, your emotions can carry you into a bidding war...

Active Stock Market Timing

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

Copyright 2006 Equitrend, Inc. Much has been written about the virtues and dangers of active stock market trading, or market timing. Most of the pundits and so called "experts" will tell you that stock market timing doesn't work, that it's dangerous, and that "buy and hold" is the best and only way to invest...

Beating the S&P 500 with Stock Market Timing

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

Copyright 2006 Equitrend, Inc. Approximately 75% of fund managers do not beat the S&P 500 year in and year out. How can a basket of 500 hundred stocks beat the majority of actively managed mutual funds? The people who manage these funds are, for the most part, brilliant people...

How To Evaluate a Good Stock Market Timing System

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

Copyright 2006 Equitrend, Inc. No matter what investment discipline you use, there are three important variables for measuring your success - peak-to-valley drawdown, beta, reward/risk ratio. The first and most important factor is your measure of risk...



The Case for Value Stock Investing... What If?

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

Wall Street Institutions pay billions of dollars annually to convince the investing public that their Economists, Investment Managers, and Analysts can predict future price movements in specific company shares and trends in the overall Stock Market...

Why Stock Market Timing

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

Copyright 2006 Equitrend, Inc. Its important that you understand the impact that a bear market has on your capital. The give and take of your investment capital is not equal. If you placed $100 into an investment and it declined 50% to $50, what is the rate of return you would need to earn back your original investment of $100? Once you lose money, it takes a much greater return on the funds you have left to recapture your original investment...

Year End Investment Ideas and Tax Strategies

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

First thing Monday morning I'm going to march into my boss's office and demand a pay cut so that I'll be in a lower tax bracket next year. Of course that's ridiculous, but isn't it about the same as the financial community's "Conventional Wisdom" (CW) for year-end tax planning? What about the long-term nature of investing, or the merits of that investment they felt so strongly about in July? What are their motivations, and what discipline thought up these strategies in the first place? Clearly there are many questions that require answers, but as investors, it should be crystal clear that the object of the investment exercise is to make money...

The Timing Myth

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

Dear Fellow-Investor. Many investors continuously attempt to play a trick on the markets by trying to buy or sell securities just at the right time. But most of the time they achive the contrary. Now why is this? The temptation is huge because nowadays its just at the click of a button and you can buy or sell securities within seconds via the Internet...

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