Tag Archives: Financial Markets

Secrets of Successful Long-Term Investing

Asking the right questions and following a few key principles can improve your odds of long-term investment success. Whether you’ve been investing for decades or are just getting started, at some point on your investment journey you’ll likely ask yourself some of the questions below. Trying to answer these questions may be intimidating, but know that […]

Wealthflow 2017 Market Review

New Market Highs: Are Stocks Heading for a Fall?

At the beginning of 2017, a common view among money managers and analysts was that the financial markets would not repeat their strong returns from 2016. Many cited the uncertain global economy, political turmoil in the US, implementation of Brexit, conflicts in the Middle East, North Korea’s weapons build-up, and other factors. The global equity […]

Profile: Dimensional Fund Advisors

Friday’s Financial Question Question.  Please can you provide some background information on Dimensional Fund Advisors? Answer.  Yes, take a look at the recent New York Times article exploring Dimensional’s philosophy, history, and enduring relationships with advisers and institutions.

Selecting a Soothsayer!?

New York Times columnist Jeff Sommer, acknowledging recently that he found himself in a “buoyant mood” due to the steady rise in stock prices, sought out someone with a gloomier assessment of the financial markets to provide a counterweight to what he feared could be excessive optimism. He turned to Robert Prechter, a veteran market […]