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Smart Advice for the Huffpost Investor

Are Emerging Markets the Next "Bubble"? How to Overcome the Issues

Gemma Godfrey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Gemma Godfrey

We're well aware of the case for investing in emerging markets. However, investor excitement is ignoring the fact that short-term cyclical factors can overshadow long-term structural trends

Lessons from the Edge

Mindy S. Lubber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Mindy S. Lubber

Jared Diamond is the prophet of sinking societies. His acclaimed book, "Collapse," chronicled the demise of simple and advanced civilizations alike ...

Smart Advice for the HuffPost Investor: Two Studies Wall Street Wants to Bury

Dan Solin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Solin

Another study demonstrates the consequences of following the advice of brokers and advisors who push actively managed funds on their trusting clients.

Smart Advice for the HuffPost Investor: Is This the Time to Dump Stocks and Sit On The Sidelines (Part 3)?

Dan Solin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Solin

Many readers had a strong reaction to my advice that you should determine your asset allocation, invest in a properly allocated portfolio of low cost index funds and stay the course during these turbulent times.

Smart Advice for the HuffPost Investor: Is This the Time to Dump Stocks and Sit On The Sidelines (Part 2)?

Dan Solin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Solin

Acting rashly out of panic is far more likely to cause harm than letting those feelings pass and reflecting carefully. Dumping stocks in bad times is probably the worst investment decision you can make.

Smart Advice for the HuffPost Investor: Ten Simple Steps to Level the Playing Field for Investors

Dan Solin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Solin

If Congress really cared about the people, it would enact these ten changes. All it would take is placing the interests of constituents above those of the insurance and securities lobbies.

Smart Advice for the HuffPost Investor: A "No-Brainer" to Invest in Your 401(k) Plan? What if Everyone is Wrong?

Dan Solin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Solin

I'm more concerned than most about future developments that could make any investment in retirement plans a bad choice.