Negative Surprises in Bear Markets

The bear market is still alive and well, and full of surprises. I read a Tweet posted by long-time technical analyst Walter Deemer that said, “In a bear market, the surprises tend to be negative.” >> To subscribe to this monthly newsletter, click on Subscribe! Stronger Consumer Price Index & Wild Dow Jones Swings This was…

Risk and Return When Investing in the Market

As a serious investor, you regularly weigh risk and return as you consider what to invest in, what to divest, and how to react to market news and attempts to manage economic forces. In this article, you’ll get a taste of the market’s response to pain, higher short-term interest rates, and falling bond prices. >>…

The Renewable Energy Investment Landscape

It would be an understatement to say that investors in the renewable energy space have been frustrated.  After a strong run in 2020, shares in renewable energy companies have been in a steep bear market. To illustrate, the Invesco Solar ETF (symbol: TAN) was down 25% in 2021 and was down another 25% to the…

China: Of Great Interest to Investors

What do you know about China from an investor’s perspective? After all, China is one of the world’s largest economies. China and Emerging Market Indices As one of the world’s largest economies, China is of great interest to investors.  China makes up a dominant weighting in most emerging market indices.  Examples iShare, EEM and FXI…

Why Staying Invested Is So Important For the Long Run

Do you believe in staying invested, regardless of the market’s ups and downs? We hope you do. We’ll explain why in this article so you feel more confident about the benefits of being and staying invested for the long run. Long-Term Investing Tips Odds in an Investor’s Favor The most important concept for investors to…

Top Tax Tips for Investors

If you’re a committed investor, you are most probably counting on time to help you build the wealth to meet specific goals. And, since you have a long-term window in mind, you’ll want to follow these tips to help you be ready for tax time. The Biggest Tax Concern for Investors? The biggest source of…

Don’t Try to Time the Market; Just Invest

Do you find yourself unable to invest because you can’t decide on the right time? Do you feel paralyzed by the exuberant ups of your market watch list and in despair over the unexpected lows? Stop Trying to Time the Market! Just Invest. Invest regularly and consistently, without emotion, based on analysis, and in accordance…