Monthly Archives: January 2012

Achieving the Proper Balance of Risk and Return

An important decision that every investor must make is determining the amount of investment risk to assume while maintaining a level of comfort. Risk is simply defined as the probability that the actual return for an investment will differ from … Continue reading

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Burst Bubbles

In the financial world, a “bubble” designates an investment tradingĀ in high volume at prices that are considerably higher than its underlying value. Price and value tend to realign eventually through a sudden price drop, known as a crash or a … Continue reading

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January Market Commentary

2011 ended with the S&P 500 almost flat after a tumultuous year. As Europe continued to be of concern, markets loved the coordinated central bank maneuver that ensured liquidity across global financial systems in order to calm panicky investors. Although … Continue reading

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