5 facts common to stress and investment risk

5 facts common to stress and investment risk

For most of us, “stress” is considered a bad word. When we stress about work or relationships, we usually feel miserable. In the same way, “risk” is viewed as bad by investors. I think many would agree that when we think of risk in relation to our investment...

Quantified Funds 4/22/19

U.S. equity markets posted gains in two of the three indexes last week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 0.56%, the NASDAQ Composite gained 0.17%, and the S&P 500 lost 0.08%. Six of the 11 sectors were up last week; Industrials, up 2.09% for the week,...

Anti-dollar sentiment fuels gold-buying sprees

Gold closed the week down at $1,276 per ounce, temporarily falling through its support level as the U.S. dollar rose. In the long view of the contest between gold and the U.S. dollar, it is important to consider the moves being made by countries looking to replace the...