Jul 21, 2016
In a 2002 speech deriding deflation, Ben Bernanke once poised the idea that a central bank could do just about anything to generate inflation. While the typical central bank tool is with lower interest rates, there's a limit to how far down that could go.
Jul 14, 2016
Contrarian investing can work for individual investors, even against big players in the market.
Jul 7, 2016
I like to think of the stock market as the ultimate soap opera. It can bring emotional highs and lows. A news event can act like a major plot twist. And many stocks share similarities to an identical twin in a coma.
But that's only if you treat the market's daily swings as...
Jun 30, 2016
I hope you survived the market panic following the Brexit vote. It sure was a tough two days before the rally back to breakeven in the past week!
Jun 24, 2016
One of the things I appreciate as an investor is proportional representation. Every share I own isn't just part of an ownership stake in a company, it's a vote. And should I end up owning 50.01 percent of a company's shares, I could get my way on a lot of issues.
Jun 16, 2016
Sometimes, doing nothing is the best thing you can do as an investor. The same is true of policymakers. Responding to rapid, short-term changes with new long-term policies could become a disaster.
Jun 9, 2016
I just had a great interview with Jim Rogers. He's always got his eye on some completely off the radar investment that I normally wouldn't even think about.
Jun 3, 2016
Most traders have a strong opinion on energy prices. With oil near $50, almost double its February lows, some traders see higher prices ahead.