By Mike Adams Computers make around 65% of trades in the stock market. Computers have beaten the best chess players and the best Go players. Why shouldn’t they win at the investment game as well? There is a reason that computer algorithms have not, over the longer-term, beaten the S&P500 with dividends reinvested.
Malcolm Gladwell posited that it takes 10,000 hours of intensive practice to achieve mastery of a complex skills and concepts. That is 10,000 hours of human tim
By Mike Adams Her husband died in February 1978. She sat down with a financial adviser and did some planning; the FA believed she would be financially stable. Her late husband’s life insurance was enough to replace his income at the interest rates prevailing in 1978. Their stockbroker bought a couple of dividend stocks for growth and bonds for income. It seemed the widow would be set for the remaining years of her life… BUT!
By the summer of 1986, the bonds had matured, and
It’s been called the “Great Resignation” – the large number of Americans voluntarily leaving their jobs. If you plan to be part of it (ideally with another source of employment lined up), you’ll need to make the financial moves necessary to keep making progress toward your long-term goals. Here’s some background: After a year in which the pandemic caused so many people to lose their jobs, the economy is opening back up, but the “quit rate” – the number of jobs people have vol