The total US stock market remains in its primary price channel that started in early 2016. The market has seen several minor pullbacks within the rising price channel in 2017 and is a bit overdue for a correction. The total… Read More ›
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“Moe” Mnuchin and “Curly” Cohn go to Washington and spend 9 months coming up with a tax plan on the back of a napkin. And if it doesn’t pass, “the stock market is going to crash.”
The Lifecycle funds of TSP and Vanguard provide a good baseline for investors on how to allocate their accounts based on their age or years to retirement. We just finished updating our look at the current allocations of TSP and Vanguard Lifecycle funds.
Dollar Cost Averaging is not investment strategy but it could still be useful to re-enter the market after a bear market if your investment strategy moved you to the sidelines in time.
The Bet In 2008, Warren Buffett issued a challenge to the hedge fund industry, which in his view charged exorbitant fees that the funds’ performances couldn’t justify. Mr. Buffett contended that, including expenses, a passive strategy invested the low-fee Vanguard S&P… Read More ›