https://media.blubrry.com/invest/p/content.blubrry.com/invest/Being_Realistic_About_Time_Horizons_February_2015_Podcast.mp3Subscribe: Android | RSSOne of the most frequently quoted time periods in finance is the ambiguous “long term”. We’re all supposed to be long-term investors, and studies show that “over the long term” results will be desirable. This sounds nice, but what is this mythical “long term”? Is there a defined period of time that… [Read More] Being Realistic About Time Horizons
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https://media.blubrry.com/invest/p/content.blubrry.com/invest/Even_the_SP500_Changes_Holdings_December_2014_Podcast.mp3Subscribe: Android | RSSAccording to many market experts, investors should buy and hold always and forever, right? If you’ve been told that before you might be surprised to learn that even the S&P 500 changes its holdings every so often. In fact, according to a recent Business Insider article: “Since 1980, over 320 companies were… [Read More] Even the S&P 500 Changes Holdings
Buy and Hold Blindly is Not a Gameplan A fantastic article written by Ben Carlson titled, “Some Stocks Don’t Come Back” is the inspiration for today’s Mullooly Asset Management video. In his article, Ben tells us, “the problem with ‘buy when there’s blood in the streets’ is that sometimes individual stocks don’t comes back from the… [Read More] “Buy and Hold” Blindly is Not a Game Plan
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This is not a buy-and-hold market. As we roll into 2009, I’m sticking with the same overall theme as I have in years past: this is not for the buy-and-hold crowd. Individuals looking to follow the “buy for the long haul” recipe will get destroyed. The media may call this a bear market, but this… [Read More] Stock Market: Do you Want Predictions or What Is Happening Right Now?
Take a walk with me down Memory Lane: 1973: S&P down over 17% (ouch) 1974: S&P down over 29%. (ouch again) The bottom for the S&P was reached in October 1974. And the bottom was reached — yet again — in December 1974. There was no advantage to jumping 100% back in, immediately. October 19,… [Read More] Buying Opportunities : No Need to Jump Right Back Into the Market