Tag: S&P 500

Looking at the Full Picture: A Look at the First Half of the 2013 Investment Year

July 9, 2013

It is very common for an investor to fixate on an index as a performance comparison to their portfolio. This familiar mistake often leads investors to chase returns or change their risk parameters if their portfolio is not performing as well as the compared index. This can lead to disastrous results!!!

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Sell in May, and Go Away

May 8, 2013

Many of you have probably already heard the financial phrase, “Sell in May, and go away.” It is based upon studies indicating that the majority of the performance of the S&P 500 is often found from November through April, not May through October.

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2013 Market Outlook

January 3, 2013

Trying to predict the future with any kind of consistency is impossible. There are a lot of people that try to predict the stock market's price movement to make a name for themselves. As I like to say, "A broken clock is correct twice a day."

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