Sunday , 22 October 2017


Strategies

These Companies Have Almost Perfect “Earnings Quality” Scores

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A company's earnings quality region rank score measures how sustainable and repeatable a company’s final earnings are compared to other securities trading in the same region. If you are looking for more stable investments as we enter into a period of potential volatility then take a look at the 5 companies on our list today, as they all have near perfect earnings quality rank scores.

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Don’t Be Afraid of All-Time Highs in the Stock Market

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...Many investors become very nervous when they hear about all-time highs in the market. After all, the S&P 500 got cut in half following all-time highs in early-2000 and late-2007. Therefore, the thinking goes that any time stocks reach new highs that disaster can’t be too far away. History tells a different story.

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You May Be Smart – But Are You An Intelligent Investor?

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One of the most dangerous places to be as an investor is when you’re the smartest person in the room and don't have a heavy dose of humility. That can get you into trouble because it can lead to overconfidence which can lead to overthinking which can be a deadly combination when managing money. Intelligence becomes wisdom with the recognition that no matter how certain you are in your market views, no one really knows how things will play out. This is why it’s so important to fight to...

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Investing: Being Right All the Time Is More About Ego Than Making Money

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Most investors assume that the only thing that matters is whether they’re right or wrong...[but] being right or wrong all the time is more about ego than making money. Risk only matters when there are consequences attached to your actions. To understand true risk, investors need to ask themselves: “What are the consequences if I am right or wrong?” Word count: 674

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Keep Your Politics & Your Investments Separate – Here’s Why

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Market-related predictions have become a quadrennial tradition, but that doesn't mean that they're worth the ink that's spilled on them. In terms of broader trends, politics in general - and elections in particular - have minimal predictive value with respect to subsequent market (and economic) activity. Nonetheless, we'll take some time to consider what both the historical - and the more recent data might be telling us about this year's election. Word count: 787

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Value Investing Has Benefits BUT…

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Value investing sounds easy enough until you try it in practice and realize that cheap securities can always get cheaper and the market is not always accommodating in how and when it recognizes value over time. It’s the old line that value investing is simple, but never easy.

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Read This Article Before Trying To Time the Market

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The greatest risk in the market cannot even be found "in the market." Instead, our greatest risk is an internal one that resides in our hearts and minds, knowing when to buy and sell, when to hold 'em and when to fold 'em. Today, we'll look at those internal risks and how they affect your investing.

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