A trend that’s been taking place for years now is lower overall costs for investors. This is a great thing. Whether we’re talking about lower trading commissions at discount brokers or lower cost funds like ETF’s, this is generally good news for investors. In fact, we may even see free trading become a real trend… [Read More] Free Trading: A Greater Temptation to Overtrade?
In the last week or so, I’ve read several articles about the downfall of A share mutual funds. If you don’t know what an A share mutual fund is, Tom and I have discussed A, B, and C share mutual funds in a previous podcast that you can check out here: https://mullooly.net/understanding-c-shares-what-you-need-to-know/7368 To briefly summarize… [Read More] Mutual Fund A Shares: On Their Way Out?
Earlier this month, Tom and I had the pleasure to spend three days at the Dorsey Wright Point and Figure Institute. This was Tom’s second time traveling down to Richmond for the event and my first. These kind of experiences help us to hone our skills in point and figure charting. If you know us… [Read More] 2014 Dorsey Wright Point and Figure Institute
Last week, Tom and I discussed stock market seasonality on our weekly podcast, which you can find here: https://mullooly.net/stock-market-seasonality/7785 We’ve found that stock market seasonality studies are extremely interesting and useful, however they’re no substitute for a game plan. We rely on point and figure charts and relative strength to dictate our plan for investing… [Read More] Turn of Year Stock Market Seasonality Model
You’ve likely heard this saying before as it applies to many different situations in life. Today I want to focus on a quite literal application of the phrase. FINRA publishes a section on their site devoted to investor safety called Protect Yourself. In September they shared an update on “Free Lunch” Investment Seminars. They provide… [Read More] There’s No Such Thing as a Free Lunch
As part of the generation referred to as “millennials” I’m used to reading opinion pieces about what other people think of us. Sometimes I agree with their opinions, other times I don’t. Today I read an article that I agree with 100%. It was written by Patrick O’Shaughnessy and featured on MarketWatch. I frequent Patrick’s… [Read More] Millennials and Retirement Saving