“That leaves us at this inflection point where the ‘Fear of Missing Out’ (FOMO) is bashing up against the ‘Fear of Holding the Bag’ (FOHB).” ~Howard Lindzon
\BAL-uhst\ noun 1. anything that gives mental, moral, or political stability or steadiness: the ballast of a steady income. Because the S&P 500 is so well publicized, it’s not uncommon to see it used as a performance comparison, or benchmark, for any number of investment portfolios. For instance, the S&P 500 is positioned all too
While a chart can speak a thousand words, this one tracks multiple valuation metrics and outlines why we should expect 3-5% growth in the coming years. The take from this chart is that ‘investors should re-set expectations going forward and not extrapolate what has occurred over the past six years indefinitely into the future.’ While
To borrow a few words from Sir John Templeton, a respected pioneer in global money management, “There is too much emphasis now on everything yesterday.” As I see it, we are no longer as thrifty as we should be, and this is leading to more speculation, more danger, and more risk. Investors are bombarded by
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