Investments are at the core of what we do, and here is some commentary on various aspects of the financial markets.
Today, we have 8,269 mutual funds. About one-third of all common stocks are held in mutual funds.
If you rely on a commission-based financial product salesperson, you will probably be sold the wrong kind of funds.
Congress contributed greatly to the bubble through the distorted incentives created by the tax code.
The Stock Market will Drop Further.
The market is very “pricey” when old-fashioned measures of stock market valuation are examined.
When (not if) the Federal Reserve Board increases interest rates, this will bring the stock-market party to an end as higher interest will cause both stocks and bonds to fall in value.
Periodically, investors should review their portfolios with a view toward rebalancing the assets.