Quantified Funds 9/23/19

U.S. equity markets posted losses in all three indexes last week. The S&P 500 lost 0.51%, the NASDAQ Composite lost 0.72%, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 1.05%. Four of the 11 sectors were up last week; Utilities posted the largest gain at about 2.19%....

How could gold benefit your investment portfolio?

The attack on Saudi oil infrastructure added further worries to already unnerved investors last week. Gold, considered a safe haven, stayed above the $1,500-per-ounce support level. This safe-haven feature is what distinguishes gold from other commodities, as it tends...
Managing real (and perceived) market volatility

Managing real (and perceived) market volatility

Over the last 12 months, investors may have felt like they have seen remarkable bouts of market volatility, despite the fact that the CBOE VIX Volatility Index has experienced relatively few serious spikes. The most notable VIX event over this period was in December 2018, as the S&P 500 declined close to 20% from its prior highs.