What's happening to the market? It's really simple. Goliath has David by the feet, upside down, and is shaking him furiously. All of David's change is falling out of his pockets and when Goliath is done shaking him, David will run away scared, leaving his change on the ground and Goliath with "thank him very much" as he collects the change. Of course Goliath does this millions of times every day, and all that change really adds up. [more]
The cure for the market volatility shakes:
Read my "Slight of Hand" blog from March, have a glass of refreshing water, take ten (10) deep, cleansing breaths, and know that everything is going to be alright.
...and if you have any liquid funds, find some deals right now and make your move before it all goes back to where it was and beyond!
Have fun investing! Fool On!
In real estate, the rule is: [more]
1. Add every CAPS 1-star stock as a UNDERPERFORM.
2. Add every CAPS 5-star stock as an OUTPERFORM.
There you have it. By sheer numbers and odds alone, you will rank very highly in CAPS.
It's doesn't work this way in real life.
Oh well. It's fun anyways.
By now, if you are a conscientious, research weary, headline reading, market overview hungry investor, you have probably already figured out that when it comes to financial news, there is never anything really new. There are observations, projections, rehashes and promotions, but the market news is, for the most part, irrelevant and should be regarded as entertainment at best, for investors. [more]
My blog entries are written with more than just entertainment in mind...I write them to get your gray matter moving and to shake myself and everyone else out of this euphoric haze that playing games puts us in. [more]