2011′s volatility will be burned into investors’ memories for a long time to come.
Right now, the best pricing is in European dividend payers.
Be sure to check the sector allocation of an ETF to see if it really accomplishes what you’re out to achieve.
The interview with the WSJ’s Evan Newmark was a followup to Charles’ MarketWatch article on investing in Germany at this moment of crisis in Europe.
To borrow what Winston Churchill said about the Americans, “European politicians will do the right thing after exhausting all other options.”
Risk on, risk off. No four words could better describe the frustrating year that was 2011.
Sometimes it is really hard to believe that Wall Street is run by serious, highly-educated professionals.
During tough times like these, I sometimes like to do what your college professor might have called “cheating.”
Each is a leader in its respective industry, and all three benefit from durable, long-term macro trends.
While institutional managers are often sharper than the average investor, they can be every bit as prone to herding behavior.