Investing Strategies & Personal Finance

Money is a really important subject that nobody ever wants to talk about. But if you’re ever going to take charge of your finances and have a comfortable future, it’s important to master the concepts and strategies that can help you make more money, put you in control, and improve your life. Discover the proven strategies used by some of the world’s best financial minds to help you maximize your profits and minimize your risk.

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Sponsored Content - On two discussions last week, Chris Temple, editor and publisher, National Investor Publishing, painted the bleak picture of the mess the Fed (chiefly) and the Biden Administration (a respectable second-place showing) have made of the economy and markets.
Bears on Friday finally landed the knockout punch. The S&P 500 (SPX) closed at 3,586, down a big 1.5%, states Jon Markman, editor of Strategic Advantage.
All portfolios are constructed with a theory of what you need, then you go out to find positions that fulfill the mission, states Steve Reitmeister of Reitmeister Total Return.
It’s been an unpleasant year for investors — especially for those who sought comfort in bonds, or who were locked into traditional 60/40 portfolios. Globally, government bonds are on track for the worst year since 1949, observes Monty Guild in Guild Investment Management's Market Commentary.
Day and swing traders inevitably trigger many wash sale loss adjustments (WS) amounting to tens or hundreds of thousands of dollars. Take a loss on a security, repurchase it within 30 days (after or before), and that creates a WS loss, states Robert Green of GreenTraderTax.com.
Last week was particularly tough for investors as all 11 sectors experienced losses to some extent, explains Bryan Perry, editor of Cash Machine.
The pattern is clear enough with turns in the CBOE Volatility Index, or VIX, and equity market, states Jon Markman, editor of Strategic Advantage.
The tax code and regulations have detailed and specific rules concerning who must take required minimum distributions (RMDs), when they must be taken, and how they are calculated, explains Bob Carlson, editor of Retirement Watch.
There is too much talk about the day to day movement of the market. I want to take a step back from that and discuss what really matters at this moment — inflation, asserts Steve Reitmeister, editor of Reitmeister Total Return.
Profitable traders are keen on maximizing retirement plan contributions in trading activities and also in their full-time jobs, states Robert Green of GreenTraderTax.com.

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Context matters in any situation—particularly in capital markets. Join Nasdaq's Kevin Davitt, EQDerivatives' and Indiana University Kelley School of Business' Dr. Russell Rhoads, Nations Indexes' Scott Nations, and Investors Alley's Jay Soloff to understand how volatile the market has been in 2022 relative to history. Don't miss out as they will explore a variety of volatility measures, as well as the tradeable products that may help you navigate future swings in the equity market.

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In today's volatile and conflictive world, and with stagflation growing, we'll show what markets look best to buy and hold and which markets to avoid.
Fed Chair Jerome Powell has been increasingly hawkish. Indeed he, along with his colleagues on the Federal Open Market Committee, unanimously raised the federal funds rate by 75 basis points on Wednesday, September 21 after doing the same at the previous two meetings of the Fed's monetary policy committee. The Fed is committed to bringing inflation down even if that causes a recession, according to Powell. So, is a recession inevitable? Might inflation moderate without a recession. Dr. Ed Yardeni will address these and other questions relevant to bond and stock investors.
Garrett Patten from ElliottWaveTrader.net will discuss the long-term Elliott Wave count for the S&P 500, along with the expectation for a generational top forming in the coming years. He will also identify which sectors of the S&P 500 remain bullish and are still positioned for further upside going into next year.
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This presentation will examine the impact of currency volumes and technology on inflation and deflation. Also, Dr. Mobius will acknowledge the role that cryptocurrencies have on markets. Finally, he will discuss how the Ukraine War can impact markets in light of past experience.
24/7 media bombards us with information and opinions but stresses and confuses investors. Hourly financial counseling pioneer and five-times best-selling author (incl. Investing for Dummies, Personal Finance for Dummies) Eric Tyson explains simple actionable steps you can take to improve your portfolio. This requires coming to terms with your past investing mistakes and fears. And, to achieve peace and confidence in your approach, Tyson explains how to change your habits, including the media you choose to consume.

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Generating consistent gains in an ever-changing market is nearly impossible unless you know how (and when) to adapt to different market phases. Even a great strategy won’t work in the wrong conditions, and managing the money that you already have in the markets effectively is just as important as making the initial investment or placing the trade. In this section, you can learn about specific investing strategies and investment picks that will allow you to dampen risk without giving up solid gains. You’ll learn how to generate superior returns to establish a margin of safety in anticipation of black swan events and market anomalies.

With headwinds such as a longer time horizon, the current low-yield market environment, and the need to strategically allocate beyond stocks, bonds, and funds, there are several distinct and important financial decisions that really matter. Those are the ones you need to get right, so you don’t run out of money during your golden years. But, even the best-laid retirement plans can harbor hidden risks, including longevity risk, sequence-of-return risk, and underspending. The nature of risk changes in retirement, as the lifestyles of retirees become more vulnerable to the impacts of market volatility, unknown longevity, and spending shocks. Learn how to safeguard your portfolio and your plan against these risk factors.

With volatility making a comeback in the markets, investors are looking for the best investment strategies to protect—and grow their portfolios—in a challenging environment. Uncover effective strategies for managing your assets for a longer period of time, given current market conditions and longer life-span expectations. Learn about specific investments that could accomplish the goal of making your nest egg comfortably provide an income throughout your lifetime.