It’s that time of the year again. Each year, the best-and-brightest at every major Wall Street investment firm present their highly-educated and generously-compensated prognostications for the coming year.
“Bonds is Bonds” is the attitude many investors have when it comes to fixed income investments. That attitude has been dangerous this year, as the bond market has bifurcated dramatically along “quality” lines.
U.S. Companies Founded by Immigrants. I’m going to let the following statistics tell their own story, because I think it’s pretty self-explanatory.
A continuous argument on Wall Street is whether the market’s current valuation is too high, too low, or just right. Some analysts say that current Price/Earnings (PE) ratios are artificially high because of a handful of high-flyers with astronomical PEs…
Some key gauges of US manufacturing activity have recently slipped back into contraction territory. Investors, however, still appear to be fixated on the ever rising major market indexes—the Dow Jones Industrials and the S&P 500.
Many individual investors think that getting in on hot Initial Public Offerings (IPOs) is the way to stock market riches.
As the holidays approach and year end creeps up on us, capital gain distributions from your mutual funds could have a very “bah humbug” impact on your tax bill this year.
Last week we noted the narrowing leadership in the LargeCap S&P 500. The largest 90 of the S&P 500 are showing gains for the year, while the remaining 410 are, on average, down substantially.