To say that October 2014 has been volatile so far would be an understatement. This month has awoken dormant nervousness inside many investors. Relatively speaking, October has been much more volatile than any other month of 2014 so far. Ryan Detrick recently shared a great illustration of October’s increased volatility on StockTwits. Today is October… [Read More] October 2014 Increased Volatility
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With all the recent volatility in the market, it’s provided a good opportunity to remind people what risk premium is all about. Owning equity (stocks) inherently means you’re taking on more risk in return for the possibility of a larger reward. This is something a lot of investors forget. Josh Brown of The Reformed Broker recently had a… [Read More] Equity Risk Premium: No Free Lunch Principle
You’ve probably heard or read us talk about the fiduciary standard we have to our clients here at Mullooly Asset Management. I read an article from the New York Times over the weekend that echoed a lot of the same sentiments we typically share here on the site. The article begins by telling the story… [Read More] Brokers are Not Fiduciaries
When it comes to investing, many people associate volatility with risk. In fact, most freely substitute the two words interchangeably. This has led most of the financial industry to reference an investment’s volatility when talking about risk. However, Corey Hoffstein made a good point in a recent article regarding risk. “In and of itself, price… [Read More] Is Volatility a Good Measure of Risk?
If you’re a regular visitor to our site, you’ve probably heard us mention Tom Dorsey and his team over at Dorsey Wright and Associates before. Today the Wall Street Journal featured a great article profiling Tom and the team. They discussed, among other things, their strategy. He says picking stocks viewed as undervalued can pay… [Read More] Relative Strength: It Is What It Is, Until It Isn’t
You’ve heard of the Seven Deadly Sins, right? Well recently I read a post that shared the 7 Deadly Sins of Investing. This is a really great post that Katie Brewer put together on her site Your Richest Life Planning. I was going to pick just one of the seven to share here, but I think… [Read More] Common and Costly Investing Mistakes