Are you being confused by investment semantics?

Are you being confused by investment semantics?

A few weeks ago, I wrote that I hated the term “active management.” I reached that conclusion not because I have become a “buy-and-hold” convert, but because the term has been so corrupted by the financial-services industry. Today, firms that are basically closet...

Quantified Funds 8/6/18

U.S. equity markets ended the week with solid performance. The NASDAQ Composite gained 0.96%, the S&P 500 was up 0.76%, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average recorded a weekly gain of 0.05%. Seven of the 11 S&P industrial sectors were positive last week. The...

Technical buy signal

Gold closed higher Friday (8/3) following the lower-than-expected U.S. jobs data, which pushed the dollar lower. Last week I said the market’s reaction to the U.S.–EU tariff deal and the second-quarter GDP announcement might be because the U.S. dollar has topped out...