On April 10, USA Today published an article entitled "Is fear factor hurting returns of risk-averse investors?" which discussed how investor sentiment about the markets has not yet turned positive despite the […]
On April 1, Yahoo Finance published an article that reminded investors of the importance of "spring cleaning" their portfolio this year, encouraging readers to reassess their financial goals and analyze their equities […]
It is common practice for investors to analyze the risk and reward potential of individual equities as part of their buying decision and to review market risk levels to help time their […]
The markets experienced a period of excessive turmoil and uncertainty this past year. However, despite facing the “Fiscal Cliff”, a continued European debt crisis, high US unemployment and a presidential election, the […]
By Chris Georgopoulos, originally published on 11/14/11 Without question the most popular model to predict market crashes is the VIX, commonly referred to as the “Fear Gauge,” a market index that measures […]
If you want to earn and protect profits, keep a vigilant eye on your stocks and ETFs. Make sure you are always prepared to respond when abnormal volatility is present and a downtrend can be detected.
Targeting the Chinese consumer is considered to be a low-risk market bet by many corporations. Wal-Mart (WMT) is one corporation that has been forging into the Chinese marketplace since 1996 and recently […]
By Christopher Georgopoulos What if, hypothetically, fear of a Greek default cannot be contained? What will be the aftermath to the markets? To gold? In the prequel to this article (European Default […]
With the market largely treading water over the last 10 years and investors experiencing several gut wrenching corrections over this period, it is no wonder that investment psyche has evolved from one of buy and hold to buy and protect. Several new online services such as Trefis.com, Sentogo.com and SmartStops.net are helping investors protect capital through by making more informed and timely decisions.
By Chris Conway Economic uncertainty in the US and Europe has resulting in fear dominating the market these last few weeks. In the flight to safety, almost all equities suffer. We have […]