Of Fiduciaries and Conflicted Advice: A Guide to Terminology
“Best interest” and “suitability” standards, “conflicted advice,” brokers, advisers, planners. These are all terms that have meanings—some quite specific and some fairly loose. A suitable investment isn’t necessarily in your best interest. An adviser may be nothing more than a salesman.
How to Decode Your Future Retirement Income
Have you ever wondered how the sum on your retirement account statements translates into lifetime income? You're not alone. Chip Castille shares a tool to help you decode the numbers.
91 Year Old Trading Veteran... Could He Master Fear & Greed?
A fan of the judgmental trading, John Hill is a 91 year old trader that still finds passion in trading. Currently the President and founder of Futures Truth magazine, Jonh has a degree in chemical engineering and has traded for a living for many decades. According to John, the biggest element in trading is to …
Why is the S&P 500 so hard to beat?
CBS.MarketWatch.com SAN FRANCISCO (IRAjunction.com) -- Just about every investor dreams about beating the S&P 500. But, especially lately, not everyone can The S&P 500 does extremely well when large companies do well, and suffers when the largest companies do poorly. If you have IRA accounts that are invested in a diversified portfolio of large U.S. stocks, and they have been underperforming the S&P 500 lately, don't despair. It can be discouraging to own an IRA that doesn't do as well as what most consider to represent "the market." But there are some good reasons why the index has been so difficult to beat lately. Read on, and you'll find out what they are ? and also learn why you can't always compare your mutual fund's performance to that of an index. Construction of…
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