Archive for September, 2011

Fasten Your Seatbelt, Volatility Ahead.

By • Sep 14th, 2011 • Category: Mutual Funds, Personal Investing, The Economic Scene

Much as I hate to embrace clichés, when it comes to stock market volatility it does appear that we better get used to “a new normal.” As a recent New York Times article showed, it’s not your imagination—the stock market is more jumpy than ever.  Moves of three or four percent, up or down, used […]

Bad Economy Means Good Times for Cons

By • Sep 1st, 2011 • Category: Investor Mistakes, Personal Investing

Step right up! Move closer! You say times are hard? Job loss got you down? You say your financial life ain’t running at full speed? You’ve come to the right place my friend! We have just the remedy for what ails ya. Yes, sad but true – when the economy is weak, hucksters flourish. It […]