Retail Investor Speculation Mania

It’s quite remarkable how retail investor (at-home traders and investors) behavior helps professionals get a gauge on the market’s sentiment and health. I’ve been reading all across social media platforms about what stocks people have been trading, many of whom just got started ‘day trading’. I’ve even seen threads on sports boards for my belovedContinue reading “Retail Investor Speculation Mania”

A Vaccine for Your Portfolio

Last week, biopharmaceutical companies Pfizer and BioNTech announced that their mRNA-based vaccine candidate has demonstrated evidence of efficacy against COVID-19 in participants without prior evidence of infection. The vaccine candidate was found to be more than 90 percent effective in preventing COVID-19 in participants in the first interim efficacy analysis. The study enrolled 43,538 participants,Continue reading “A Vaccine for Your Portfolio”

How COVID and the elections may affect your investments

It’s hard to believe that just four years ago, we were having strikingly similar conversations about the election and its potential effects on markets and retirement plans. Comparable to 2016, the conversation remains the same—do not allow political uncertainties to run your investments. Historically, markets have managed appropriately over the long term, no matter theContinue reading “How COVID and the elections may affect your investments”

Keeping it "Reel" on Coronavirus

You’ve seen it all over the headlines and social media. It’s been the chief subject among your friends and peers. Coronavirus. Beyond panicked shoppers, closed restaurants, and cancelled public events, what are the proper expectations for your money? Those who have been reading my Keeping it “Reel” pieces know that I publish these during times of uncertainty,Continue reading “Keeping it "Reel" on Coronavirus”