If you ask someone who the “world’s greatest investor” is, the answer more often than not may be “Warren Buffett.”
August brings with it the end of summer, but in recent years, bouts of stock market volatility have been common. It is quite normal for stock prices to decline at some point almost every year. In 30 of the 34 calendar years since 1980, the stock market, as measured by the S&P 500 Index, declined into negative territory at some point. At times like these, when markets are moving lower...
Key lessons for retirement savers. You learn lessons as you invest in pursuit of long-run goals. Some of these lessons are conveyed and reinforced when you begin saving for retirement, and others you glean along [...]
These are the words that make investors irrational. “This time is different.” Beware those four little words. They are perhaps the most dangerous words an investor can believe in. If you believe “this time is [...]
Do you recognize the major factors that may affect it? How’s your ability to withstand short-term losses? This is the question at the core of any discussion of risk tolerance. Some people are able to [...]