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  • Why Dave Ramsey Is Wrong [View article]
    Many who don't invest have a limited understanding of the process. The first step is to stop spending, then start savings and then invest. Mr. Ramsey does an excellent job in starting people on the path.
    Jan 25, 2015. 10:09 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 'Betterer' Investing For A Tired Bull Market [View article]
    Try an ETF Rotation Strategy
    Jan 22, 2015. 09:08 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Market Crash And High Yield Debt [View article]
    Lower energy costs are more likely to increase profit margins and cause stocks to rise in value. Increasing employment will allow those with student debt to make payments and pay it off. I don't think that anyone is building and selling synthetic CDOs based on subprime auto loans. The last financial crash was less about subprime housing loans than the financial instruments constructed to sell the loans and side bets made on the viability of the mislabeled and risky CDOs. The credit market will not freeze up based on a few thousand bad auto loans. Stop reading Zero Hedge for a week or two and your outlook will change.
    Dec 25, 2014. 02:00 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Greater Fool Pressure Dropping [View article]
    How much investible cash remains on the sidelines? Is there enough to fuel irrational exuberance? Let's hope so!
    Dec 24, 2014. 10:13 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Weighing The Week Ahead: Pundit Forecasts For 2015 [View article]
    Great article! I think cheap oil will be a catalyst for world wide economic growth and margin expansion, look for stocks to move higher. Look for more volatility and happy hedge funds. I expect oil prices to recover due to increased demand.
    Dec 21, 2014. 02:34 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • The Real Reason Why Stocks Are Down [View article]
    Great article, agree that stocks got ahead of themselves--stocks constantly correct and then overcorrect. Look forward to the bottom of this short term drop and subsequent bounce.
    Dec 14, 2014. 12:43 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Not Just Oil: Guess What Happened The Last Time Commodity Prices Crashed Like This? [View article]
    The SPY is off about 4 percent from an all time high. Get a grip.
    Dec 13, 2014. 09:45 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Modifying The Dual Momentum Strategy [View article]
    Lowell, Great article! Thanks, Rich
    Nov 24, 2014. 08:34 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Why The Next Correction Could Come In The First Quarter [View article]
    I enjoyed your last crash prediction article so I will be interested to see how this one turns out. I am 60% equity ETFs and 40 percent cash. I expect a dip in December and one in January but can’t really predict the depth; I will just react when the time come. All the best.
    Nov 6, 2014. 11:06 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • S&P 500 Could Fall To 1,760 On Earnings Growth Disappointment [View article]
    Or is could rebound and climb to over 2000?
    Nov 1, 2014. 12:59 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Divorce The Doom: Time For A New Philosophy [View article]
    No matter when you start investing, you should have a plan to get out. I suggest following something along the lines of what is discussed in "The Ivy Portfolio". Chapter 7 is very good.
    Apr 2, 2014. 08:59 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Weighing The Week Ahead: More 'Experts' Call The Market Top [View article]
    Jeff, Not sure how anyone could look at the daily, weekly or monthly charts and call a market top. A few weeks of anemic returns does not constitute a short or long term top. I remain invested in the Healthcare and Technology sectors as well as the Russell 2000 and Germany, all via Fidelity or IShares ETFs. Plan to shift from Industrials to the Pharmaceuticals sector next week. Great column! Thanks, Rich
    Jan 19, 2014. 11:55 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Looking To 2014: Don't Sell SPY Without Considering This Indicator [View article]
    Alan, I focus on ETFs and have recently moved to choosing ETFs based on relative strength. I am going to let the market tell me which ETFs to pick. As rates rise and bond yields increase, I will include bonds and commodities in my universe of ETFs to pick from. As some point it will be necessary to be in bonds, not sure about Bitcoin though. Thanks, Rich
    Jan 1, 2014. 11:37 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Looking To 2014: Don't Sell SPY Without Considering This Indicator [View article]
    I expect the US and Europe to grow in 2014 and stock P/Es to expand. Where else are you going to put your investment money?
    Jan 1, 2014. 11:01 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The Smart Money Will Be Selling Into Wednesday's Rally [View article]
    Look at the last couple of market tops on the SPX, not the exact highest point but the 2 or 3 weeks after the very top. Plenty of time to get out. Search Google for " what a stock market top looks like" or "how to recognize a stock market top" because this is not what it looks like. Topping is a process not a one day event. If you get out now, you might get lucky but you might miss significant upside. Be patient. I have never regretted selling late, but have often regretted selling early. Rich
    Jan 23, 2013. 04:25 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment