Sunday , 25 February 2018


Strategies

Average Joe Investors Underperform the Market – Here’s Why

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Over the past 20 years, the S&P 500 has produced a 9.2% annualized total return. Over the same period, gold has returned an annualized 6.6%. And bonds? The Barclays U.S. Aggregate Bond Index has returned 5.7%. Based on these figures, what type of return do you think the average investor has achieved over this time period? The answer will shock you. Read on!

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Interested In “Cannavesting” – Stocks Related to the Cannabis/Marijuana Industry? Here’s How

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Rarely does a new investment sector appear virtually out of the blue, but this is what happened at the beginning of January 2014 as legalization of recreational marijuana in Colorado became a reality giving investors a wealth of opportunities. We have just launched a new online service that provides detailed information on 219 publicly traded companies in the booming industries of cannabis/marijuana research, sales and distribution, as well as the myriad component industries that will accompany.

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Should You Replace Your Financial Advisor With A “Robo” Advisor? Here Are the Pros & Cons

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In the last few years a new “advisor” has entered the fray – the robo advisor, now being called “automated investment services”. Automated investment services are platforms that automate your investment portfolio and try to help you reduce fees, increase efficiencies and streamline your process through a simple computerized interface. Here's a look at 4 primary benefits and 4 potential problems to help you decide if such a service is for you.

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Own Any Foreign Currencies? Perhaps You Should. Here’s Why

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Obtaining a second passport and an offshore bank account are crucial parts of an overall diversification strategy, but they are not the only ones. Capturing international opportunities for your investment portfolio also has an important role and one of the easiest ways to do this is to own foreign currencies. Below are my 10 favorite reasons for doing so.

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The Best Stock Market Indicator – Ever

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Below is a description of what I believe to be the best stock market indicator – ever. I am referring to the percentage of S&P 100 stocks above their 200 DMA which gives traders a clear early warning signal of impending serious market downturns and later safe re-entry points.

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