It will not be another stimulus bill or quantitative easing. It will be demographics.
Though investment possibilities are, in Buffett’s words, “both many and varied,” there are three major categories that we have to choose from.
It has cost me far more in time and money than I had planned. Yes, I bought a house.
Investors can still make a decent profit under these conditions, assuming they choose investments wisely and pay a reasonable price.
None of this suggests that Europe’s problems are fixed of course.
Emerging markets were supposed to untether themselves from the debt-burdened West and find their own way in the world. It didn’t work out that way.
Surprisingly, the children of the baby boomers are now the most conservative investors – a buy signal?
Japan’s economy has been a slow motion train wreck for the past 20 years.
The lie, of course, is that you can get money for nothing, that it is possible—and even easy—to beat the market without doing any real work.
A cheap stock can always get cheaper and it pays to cut your losses early.