Archive for March, 2013

The Sequester and Other “Calamities.”

By • Mar 8th, 2013 • Category: Investor Mistakes, Mutual Funds, Personal Investing, Retirement savings, The Economic Scene

 The stock market’s response to the “sequester”—Washington’s $85 billion in annual spending cuts that took effect March 1st—wasn’t what many expected. After the nation’s leaders failed to reach a budget deal to avert the painful budget cuts, the market, many assumed, would have fallen like a rock. Instead, it didn’t do much of anything; investors […]