Month: May 2012

The Dark Side of Goal Setting

During my 20+ years of fervent goal-setting, I have learned to appreciate the power of identifying, revisiting, and working vigorously to achieve your goals; it is a process I will continue to improve throughout my life.  But with so many years in the goal setting trenches, I’ve also seen that the practice has a dark side

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Tale Of Two Markets

To look at U.S. investment markets, there’s not too much to be worried about.  To look everywhere else is a different story.  Which will snap-to-line?  Will the U.S. follow the world lower, or provide the stability of last summer that allows the world to solidify?  This week, Bill takes you across borders and assets classes

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The Graphic Reality

If you watch our “Market Message” videos, you know I’m a huge fan of graphs and charts. Below are five charts previously cited in a “Message” whose changes warrant an updated look. THE MARKET The market appears to be rolling over.  That’s typically a bad sign for the very-short-term (next couple of weeks), but in

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I Bet The Ponies

I’ve grown to love the tradition and ritual of analyzing and betting on the Triple Crown.  For professional investors, events like the Kentucky Derby and the Belmont can be a great analog to investing.

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