As we head toward the end of the first quarter of 2017, the U.S. stock market has been on a wonderful, remarkable upswing since the November election. Most stock investors have seen their portfolio value increase and confidence in the ...Read More »
“Animal Spirits” is the latest buzzword being used to describe the powerful market rally that continues to occur since President Trump was elected on Nov. 8. In fact, the S&P 500 has rallied over 11% since the election. What exactly ...Read More »
Financial columnist Jane Bryant Quinn famously coined the phrase “financial porn” to describe much of the content produced by the financial press. She was referring to the stories and other items in the financial press designed to “tickle our prurient ...Read More »
The latest knock against index funds is that they may be dangerous. This year marks the 40th anniversary of the introduction of the first index mutual fund, making it an opportune occasion for critics to launch new attacks on an ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — The turbulence that’s roiling financial markets is punishing stock investors, raising worries for major U.S. companies and will likely produce even punier returns for savers. Yet some Americans actually stand to benefit from the forces that are driving ...
Tagged with: stock marketRead More »
ALBANY — The Republican running for New York comptroller said his analysis shows that outside investment managers who are paid millions of dollars by the state’s public pension fund lost money at a faster pace than passive index funds in the stock market downturn.Read More »