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The economy is booming, earnings are rising, and the Federal Reserve is giving unprecedented support.
‘You don’t have to be fully invested’ in the stock market today amid excess and speculation, says veteran investor Jim Stack
Jim Stack is holding a large cash position at Stack Financial Management.
What the stock market’s ‘black swan’ index hitting an all-time high tells us
CBOE’s SKEW Index shows that disagreement among investors is particularly wide right now.
We’re looking at stocks as money pots, and that’s just not in the cards
Expecting your portfolio to beat inflation by 17% annually is wildly unrealistic.
This ‘buffer’ strategy for stock market investors has been a winner
Active ETF strategy, which limits downside losses, has outperformed competitors over the past year.
This group of stocks beat the ARK Innovation ETF over the past five years
Monitoring top-performing investment newsletters can pay off. Logitech and Paycom are among stocks that have risen more than 50% a year on average over five years.
The most important predictor of your retirement financial security
The correlation between long-term portfolio returns and the stock and bond markets.
Bitcoin ETFs likely wouldn’t be bearish for crypto but they might not be right for you
Widespread enthusiasm for an asset doesn’t always signal a market top.
Your ultimate guide to trading terms | How to Invest: Ep. 7
There’s a world of investment options beyond just “buy” and “sell.” Here are the different types of trades that can be made and how they can be applied to different strategies.
Schwab’s second half outlook
Jeffrey Kleintop, chief global investment strategist for Charles Schwab, on the bull case for Europe over the next several months.
Why international equities could outperform U.S markets
International stocks are well positioned for growth. We spoke to an equities analyst about why now may be the time for U.S. investors to expand asset allocation to foreign stocks.