A Guide to Stock Market Sell-Offs

A Guide to Stock Market Sell-Offs

This year, we have seen several days where stocks “sell off.” The losses in value are tough for most long-term, buy-and-hold investors to stomach. However, they are an entirely natural and necessary byproduct of a properly functioning marketplace. It all goes back to...

Beware When T.I.N.A. Comes Knocking

by John Bossler Wall Street pundits love coming up with acronyms and catchy phrases for what they favor in the markets. While this style of reporting can make for good headlines, investors often pay more attention to the hoopla than to understanding the facts. One...

Sell in May and Go Away

The second-longest bull market for U.S. stocks continues to struggle.  Since last summer, the market has twice dropped over 10%.  Although the market rallied back on both occasions, it still finds itself below its May 2015 high.  Even that high was reached by...