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Investment Strategy

Fight or Flight Investing

James Altucher | Posted 10.03.2016 | Business
James Altucher

If you've ever followed anything I've written or interviews I've done, you've probably heard me say that the stock market is a scam. And that's becau...

What's Your Strategy Going Into Your Real Estate Investment?

Scott Yancey | Posted 05.03.2016 | Business
Scott Yancey

One of the greatest things about real estate investing is that there are so many ways in which you can be involved. Whether you're wanting short term...

5 Essential Steps to Help Your Financial Future in 2016

David Rae | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
David Rae

OK, I'm not going to call the following your Financial New Year's Resolutions because too many resolutions get broken all too easily (yes I'm talking to you, cheesecake!) But these 5 steps really do have the power to transform your money picture from meh to mega.

Has the Bull Market Lulled You to Sleep? | Posted 02.17.2015 | Money

If you are like most investors, you prefer to talk about good performance years and avoid discussions about bad years. Well, you have had a lot to talk about the past few years, but there are some serious storm clouds on the horizon.

The Demographic Threat to the Market

Milton Ezrati | Posted 10.05.2014 | Business
Milton Ezrati

Low birth rates over the last few decades will slow the flow of young people into the workforce just as the retirement of the baby boom and increasing longevity will enlarge the proportion of dependent retirees.

How the Shoes on Your Feet Offer Clues to How You Invest

Mary Buffett | Posted 03.18.2013 | Business
Mary Buffett

I was part of the Buffett family for twelve years, married to his son, so I had a ringside seat and learned how the master worked. I have made a career explaining why Warren Buffett is attracted to certain stocks or chooses to buy certain companies outright.

Ponzi Schemer Invested Based On Astrology

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 06.22.2012 | Business

There are many methods by which investors try to beat the stock market. Basing one's strategies on the gravitational pull of the earth and lunar cycle...

European Elections Complicate Outlook

Mohamed A. El-Erian | Posted 07.06.2012 | Business
Mohamed A. El-Erian

Europe's election results sound an alarm for European integration and, consequently, the wellbeing of both the region and the global economy. Let us hope that the inevitable short-term volatility is a precursor to a more decisive effort to deal with the continent's festering problems.

Market Inconsistencies Can Be Explained -- and Acted On

Mohamed A. El-Erian | Posted 04.25.2012 | Business
Mohamed A. El-Erian

There are four factors that investors need to understand well in order to navigate what is a remarkably fluid outlook for markets.

Markets Balance Solvency, Growth and Liquidity

Mohamed A. El-Erian | Posted 03.29.2012 | World
Mohamed A. El-Erian

The health of the global economy, and that of markets, depends on the success of a series of medium-term hand-offs between the public and private sectors -- in growth, balance sheets and credit flows.

Today's Bounty, Tomorrow's Promise: Better Policies to Manage Natural Resources

Leslie Lipschitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Leslie Lipschitz

It's one of the perennial questions in economic policy-making: How do we best manage the economic and social challenges that stem from resource wealth?

An Investment Strategy for the Next Depression

Dan Solin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Solin

The critical question is not: Will there be a depression? That's a question no one can reliably answer. The real question is: Am I in the right asset allocation? Here are some general guidelines.

Has Warren Gone Off the Rails?

Stanley Bing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Stanley Bing

Warren Buffett is investing $32 billion in Burlington Northern Santa Fe, the nation's 2nd largest railroad. At first blush, this is radically counter-intuitive. A railroad? Isn't that hopelessly brick-and-mortar?

Buffett's Brand Strategy: Putting Stock In Household Names

Washington Post | Tomoeh Murakami Tse and Frank Ahrens | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

From his growing list of acquisitions, Warren E. Buffett seems to be investing like the world's richest 10-year-old boy, if that boy lived in 1955 Ame...