I hate “active management”

I hate “active management”

Yes, you got the headline right. “Fifty-year practitioner gives up on ‘active management’!” The phrase “active management” sucks. It no longer conveys what was originally intended. Once it was a strategy to contrast with the “buy-and-hope investing...

Quantified Funds 7/9/18

U.S. equity markets ended the holiday week with a strong performance. The NASDAQ Composite gained 2.37%, the S&P 500 was up 1.52%, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average recorded a weekly gain of 0.76%. Ten of the 11 S&P industrial sectors were positive last...

“Biggest trade war in economic history”

Gold ended the week up slightly at $1,254.50, again holding just above the $1,250-per-ounce support level. This sideways movement mirrored the U.S. dollar, which has stalled and ceased its upward trend. Everything was on hold as investors tried to figure out if the...