Algorithmic Trading is Everything – Investing is Dead

As you know Fund Manager’s tell you to give them your money and leave it with them for the long term. Yet they take that money and trade it. A managed fund can churn its stock portfolio up to 125% in a year. That means they are NOT investing. They are trading, trying to make […]

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All Aboard the Bull Train

It seems the Bull train has left the station without me. Before I went on holidays for 6 weeks the gurus were almost to a man saying the market had to test the lows before any real bull market rally can take place. Wrong again! Well the market did pull back but it has now […]

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Chrysler Bankruptcy Process and Future Investment Returns

It is a concern that the White House is riding rough-shod over the Chrysler Bankruptcy and appear to be aided and abetted by the bankruptcy process. In this article, “Supreme Court ruling won’t block Chrysler merger” the two court decisions made yesterday are; “In a late ruling, the Supreme Court ended two days of suspense […]

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Guaranteed Income Retirement Products maybe on the way

It’s taken a major credit crisis and a financial melt-down and the loss of trillions of dollars in private retirement funds but it seems the wealth management industry is finally getting the message. Some of the top retirement gurus are now talking about revamping annuities to make them a safety net for retirees in case […]

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How Governments and Banks Transferred Investment Risk to You

In the early 1980’s the great boom began. It started when governments around the world realise they would not be able to pay the social welfare and pension and health needs of the Baby Boomers once they retired. Then began the great train robbery. The train was the wealth management train and the money was […]

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Automatic Rebalancing Your Porfolio Can Send You Broke

We must always question every statement made by fund managers they use in their “marketing” drive to secure more funds under management. These “assumed truism” may be actually true during parts of the investment cycle. But in other parts of the cycle can send you broke. What I am talking about here is the idea […]

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Follow the FED – A Way to Investment Returns

I subscribe to a free newsletter by Doug Roberts which is based on following the FED. Don’t fight the FED is his mantra and he shows how well this strategy would have worked if you had been following it since 1969. Doug claims that by using the information he provides in his paid-for newsletters you […]

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Financial Literacy Will Never Protect Your Retirement Nest Egg

April is the official month for National Financial Literacy. And today I found a web site dedicated to provided advice to help with your financial well-being. But financial literacy will not and never will protect your nest egg. I don’t care how many financial literacy courses you take the financial wizards will find some way […]

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