CHICAGO (Reuters) – What many people don’t realize about economist John Maynard Keynes is that he was a professional investor, not just a thinker who addressed big issues. Although Keynes did not foresee the crash of 1929 and was nearly wiped out on three separate occasions, he made money during some of the most challenging years – and pioneered some durable investing principles along the way worth following in all market conditions.
CHICAGO, Jan 21 (Reuters) – For most investors, portfolio
rebalancing is an unnatural investment act. You sell off winners
to buy laggards – an unsatisfying move.
CHICAGO (Reuters) – There is a growing consensus that U.S. stocks, as well as stocks around the world, are going to catch a tailwind going into 2014.
CHICAGO (Reuters) – Public companies share the wealth with shareholders in a number of ways. Sometimes they channel profits into quarterly dividends. They can also buy back their own shares.
CHICAGO (Reuters) – Sometimes the very name of a fund sounds like a security blanket if you’re a risk-averse investor. Case in point: “Managed volatility funds” promise some of the stock market’s upside with a cushion on the downside.