In today’s topic, we are going to dive into the stock market itself, both why you should love and (simultaneously) hate it altogether. Let’s dive into the reasons why the stock market is both a friend and a foe at times. What is the Stock Market If we look into the stock market itself, we… Read More Why you should both love and hate the stock market
In light of the recent volatile market action, it’s time to visit a personal finance saying of “Elevator down, stairs up” that we are hearing more and more. So in this posting, let’s explore the meaning of this saying, see if we can apply this to personal finance? So what exactly is “Elevator down, stairs… Read More Personal Finance “Elevator Down, Stairs Up”
As we mentioned in our last couple of posts, the markets are certainly either acting, reacting or over-reacting based on your own personal perspective. First, let’s look at the overall market performance for the past month. Based on the chart below, we can see the significant changes in pricing over a very short period of… Read More 2020 Market Chaos – Hold tight and help others.
Wow is 2020 off to a volatile start! It is quite possible that 2020 may be a down year overall or at least displaying increased volatility – It’s anyone’s guess what happens next. Dow Jones – Losing 12%+ in one week However, if we refer to our last post, we defined the different types of… Read More Investment Losses – Do you need a market “shock absorber”?
Part 1 – Introduction to Risk In personal finance, everyone hopes that their investments shoot straight up forever without any issues…However, reality is not nearly so predictable / linear and sometimes things just happen because they do. Over the past year, the global and specifically the US stock markets have experienced an almost relentless path… Read More Protecting Your Investments – Introduction to Risk