The BEST Investment Newsletter

The BEST Investment Newsletter

This post was inspired by investors who tell me they use a newsletter to pick stocks, that diversification is for losers, and it’s easy to beat the market. Here’s a case study in what happens when you follow financial newsletters sent straight to your...
“The market” is NOT your portfolio

“The market” is NOT your portfolio

Years ago, a client sent me an e-mail. It simply stated: “Us down, the market up, why?” Why am I underperforming the ubiquitous “market”? I blame financial media. Fox. CNBC. MSNBC. Barron’s. Bloomberg. Money. Forbes. Dave Ramsey. Suze Orman. All of ‘em, for...
Re: “It’s not the right TIME to invest”

Re: “It’s not the right TIME to invest”

Is investing really all about timing? You wait for the right time: corrections, recessions, pull-backs, blow-ups, and inflection points. Then, BAM—you make hay, and get out. Do it again and again. That’s how investing works, right? Clichés like “time in...