Warmer weather should improve outlook for consumer spending.
Unexpected geopolitical events could rock the market.
On one-day, 25% slide hit my portfolio hard.
Market choppiness will be the norm not exception.
With interest rates still low, there could be a boomlet in mergers.
US monetary policy is the big unknown heading into 2014.
Stay diversified and look for holdings with minimal investment volatility.
Here’s how the core holdings performed in September.
Market sentiment may improve later in the year.
Come fall, finding quality merchandise on sale will be more difficult.
Fasten your seat belt: Price swings will get more pronounced this summer.
The stock market has plenty of supports heading into the second half.