https://media.blubrry.com/invest/p/content.blubrry.com/invest/Learning_from_the_Playoff_Atmosphere.mp3Subscribe: Android | RSSThis is my favorite time of the year to watch sports. The NFL is back in action, but more importantly, October brings us the MLB Playoffs. We’re huge baseball fans here at Mullooly Asset Management, and this year is particularly exciting for us because our New York Mets are back in the… [Read More] Learning from the Playoff Atmosphere
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Yesterday on my drive home, I listened to Mike Francesa on 660 WFAN. I’m a big fan of his and tuning into the show has become somewhat of a ritual for me. One guy called in and asked Mike a question regarding the odds Vegas put on the 2015 Stanley Cup Finals. His gripe was that Vegas… [Read More] Favored for the Series, but Not Each Game
I was a little late to the game, but better late than never, right? I just finished reading Andy Weir’s The Martian. This science fiction novel was recently made into a movie, starring Matt Damon, that will debut in October. If you haven’t seen a commercial yet, check out the trailer here. After watching the trailer,… [Read More] What The Martian Can Teach You About Investing
Last weekend I enjoyed what many refer to as the “end of summer” here at the Jersey Shore. Despite the fact that Labor Day weekend doesn’t even come close to ending this beautiful time of year here in New Jersey, I managed to take away a valuable lesson that applies to the markets. I was… [Read More] Yelling Shark at the Beach
https://media.blubrry.com/invest/p/content.blubrry.com/invest/Trusting_a_Rules_Based_Process.mp3Subscribe: Android | RSSThe NFL season is about to get underway. I know I’m anxiously anticipating next Thursday’s showdown between the Patriots and Steelers. Can you imagine either of these teams not planning for this matchup? We all know Bill Belichick will have something up his sleeve, and Mike Tomlin isn’t one to be caught… [Read More] Trusting a Rules Based Strategy Isn’t Easy
Yesterday I read an excellent post by Corey Hoffstein of Newfound Research. He discussed the recent market volatility, and suggested that many investors might feel worse about it in comparison to other very similar corrections. The reasoning he provided makes a lot of sense to me: “At peak on July 21, 2015, the S&P 500 was… [Read More] For Long Term Investors, the Game Never Resets