What effect is unrest in Eguyp having on stocks here and abroad and what does Oil’s behavior have to say? To view this video on YouTube and comment, click here.
Here’s a viciously revealing statistic: according to DALBAR, for the 20 years ending at 2009, the S&P 500 returned 8.2% annually, while equity mutual fund investors earned just 3.2% per year! Why? Dain bramage. We’ll get to that in a minute. 2010 proved to a reasonably good year for growth assets (stocks, REITS, commodities,
The Panel misses the mark in its partisan report that fails to encourage a change in the behavior behind the Crisis – “Those who cannot remember the past are doomed to repeat it”. To view this video on YouTube and comment, click here.
Sometimes, putting municipal bonds in an IRA makes complete sense. Plus, I’ll cover why bond funds suck. To view this video on YouTube and comment, click here.
As I write, it appears that the negotiated tax deal will go through. Among its components are an extension of the tax brackets and rates that were set to expire (for all income levels), a generous estate tax treatment, yet another extension of unemployment benefits, and a one-year reduction in Social Security taxes on workers.
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