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Entries by Dan Solin from 11/2010

The Hindenburg Omen Crashed

| Posted 11.02.2010 | Business
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No one seems to care that misinformation about the value of any magical predictor of random future events is harmful to investors. The financial media needs to keep the myth of its value to you alive.

"Investment Club" Is an Oxymoron

| Posted 11.10.2010 | Business
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I understand why so many people want to be in an investment club. It's fun to discuss investing topics, especially in these volatile times. Social networking is an excellent reason to belong to an investment club. Improving your returns is not.

WSJ Misses the Point on 401(k) Fees

| Posted 11.16.2010 | Business

Full disclosure of 401(k) fees, while a step in the right direction, will do little to remedy a system that practically insures most Americans will retire, if at all, with a sharply diminished quality of life.

The Market Is Rigged Against You

| Posted 11.23.2010 | Business

The securities industry practically insures most investors squander their money. Who is on the wrong side of these trades? The average Joe who is trying to save enough for retirement.

Indexing Plea From a Dying Ex-Wall Street Pro

| Posted 11.30.2010 | Business

The proliferation of short books which guide investors into indexing is a very positive development, but it comes at a price. If smart investing is so easy, why should anyone use our services?