Mutual Funds are Dead

You may have wondered why your mutual funds have been going down for the past 2 years. The answer is very simple, but not one you will hear from Wall Street as they want you to send money.

In order for stock mutual funds to go up you must have a bull market. Unfortunately, that bull ended 2 years ago and is probably not going to return for a long time. Yes, there will be short-term rallies that can last from weeks to months, but the downward spiral will continue. For the past 100 years the Price/Earnings ratio of the S&P500 index has a mean average of about 15. With the current P/E running about 41 the rubber band has been stretched too far and is now contracting toward a more realistic level. It will take a time, probably several years, for a true bottom to be reached.

Mutual fund charters require the fund manager to be fully invested at all times. The fund may be required to be invested in tech stocks, pharmaceuticals, automotive, Asia or some other specific category. If that particular sector is weak and almost all stocks therein are headed down the fund manager has nothing to buy and is not allowed to sell to put the money in cash or bonds to protect the investors. Some are allowed to buy and sell what they wish; others must invest in stocks of a particular index such as the Dow Jones, S&P 500 or the Nasdaq. Most of the fund managers today are too young to have experienced a bear market and do not know how or what to do.

The small investor today has been taught to believe that the stock market always goes up. From 1982 to 2000 it did, but that was the end. All the talking heads on radio and TV have been telling you to buy the breaks and that the market always comes back - except when it doesn't. Almost none of them has ever seen or even studied a major bear market. The last one was 1973-74 just about the time most of these guys were in grade school or high school. They haven't a clue and don't know when or how to sell.

Today there are trillions of dollars in 401Ks, IRAs, pension plans, etc. run by professional fund managers, financial planners, bankers, etc. who have no idea how to protect their investors. More trillions are getting ready to go down the drain. Last year 90% of stock mutual funds lost money. The Grim Reaper is now the manager of your mutual fund.

For the little guy, that's you, there is only one way to protect your money. If you are in one of those plans you can tell them you want to have your funds in a money market account. At least it won't go down. If there are any fixed income or bond funds available to your account that is another safe venue.

Mutual funds are no longer a good long-term investment. The age of the stock mutual fund is over. Dead. Don't let your hard-earned money get away.

Al Thomas' best selling book, "If It Doesn't Go Up, Don't Buy It!" has helped thousands of people make money and keep their profits with his simple 2-step method. Read the first chapter to receive his market letter for 3 months at www.mutualfundmagic.com to discover why he's the man that Wall Street does not want you to know.

Comments to [email protected]

Copyright Albert W. Thomas All rights reserved.

In The News:

When should you sell your mutual fund schemes? - Stocks and equity mutual funds are different  Economic TimesInvesting in an individual stock and equity mutual fund scheme is different. You must look at various parameters like key ratios while investing in a stock. Hence ...
Why HDFC Bank stock is among the top picks of mutual funds  Business TodayPrivate sector lender HDFC Bank, the third-largest Indian firm by market capitalisation, is among the favourite stocks in the portfolios of mutual funds. Despite ...
Should you shift from large-cap mutual funds to index funds?  Economic TimesThe index fund category of mutual fund schemes is slowly gaining traction among investors. The fortunes of index funds are changing as not only are they being ...
How your mutual funds played the balancing act during stocks crash  Economic TimesAs with market cap allocations, equity funds seem to be maintaining their sectoral exposures.
Are smart beta mutual funds better than large-cap MFs?  Economic TimesSmart beta funds seeks to enhance returns from the base index by buying a larger proportion of stocks compared to their share in the underlying index.
How diversified should a mutual fund be?  LivemintThe extent of diversification is driven by the mutual fund's strategy and the market segment it invests in.
Sebi in talks with industry on mutual funds norms  Economic TimesMUMBAI: India's market regulator is in talks with industry to deal with fears of contagion effect on mutual funds due to a liquidity crisis faced by the country's ...
ICICI Prudential Mutual Fund stops fresh flows into key dividend plan  Economic TimesMUMBAI: ICICI Prudential Mutual Fund has discontinued *fresh* investments in the monthly dividend option of its largest scheme — ICICI Prudential Balanced ...
Mutual Funds For First Time Manage More Money In Stocks Than Insurers  BloombergQuintMutual funds for the first time manage more money in equities than insurers as the last stock rout erased the gap that started narrowing after demonetisation.
Investors flee bonds, stocks in turbulent week for growth, trade  Moneycontrol.comBut investors were continuing to edge back into emerging market stocks, which saw their eighth week of inflows with $2.7 billion.
See how they play market crash! MFs sold other stocks to lap up these 21 in October mayhem  Economic TimesPopular beaten-down stocks attracted big money from institutional investors on Dalal Street in October, when the domestic equity market was facing severe ...
Union MF's Vinay Paharia: We're overweight on IT, energy stocks; underweight on financials  Moneycontrol.comThe rupee's depreciation against the US dollar has improved the business outlook for the information technology sector making it a favoured bet for most fund ...
The Mutual Fund Show: The Pros & Cons Of Direct And Regular Investing  BloombergQuintEvery mutual fund in India offers a direct and a regular plan. Kunal Bajaj, head of wealth management at MobiKwik, Tarun Birani, founder and chief executive ...
Check out what top five mutual funds bought & sold during October selloff  Economic TimesNEW DELHI: Mutual funds stood resilient as industry's asset base increased to Rs 22.23 lakh crore in October in spite of a heavy correction in the domestic ...
Staggered approach best way to invest in equity mutual funds: Analysts  Economic TimesWith the elections round the corner, wealth managers believe investors should use a staggered approach to invest in equity mutual funds with a large-cap bias.
Hot and Cold Stocks of Mutual Funds in October 2018  MoneylifeIn October 2018, Axis Bank and ICICI Bank were the most preferred stocks of Indian mutual funds. The net purchases of Axis Bank were Rs1,504 crore, of which ...
AQR Strips ‘Risk Parity’ Name From Mutual Fund After Redemptions  BloombergQuint(Bloomberg) -- AQR Capital Management's flagship risk parity mutual fund, which has suffered big outflows, will no longer be billed as a risk parity fund.
FIIs, MFs bet on 138 stocks in last 1 year; should you buy?  Moneycontrol.comOut of the 138 stocks which witnessed increase in weightage on a year-on-year basis, as many as 14 stocks saw a correction of 20-80 percent in the last 1 year.
YES Bank promoters prepay Rs 400 crore loans to Mutual Fund firms: Sources  Economic TimesYes Bank promoter companies today prepaid Rs 400 crore of non-convertible debentures (NCDs) held by two mutual funds. According to ET Now, the promoters ...
ETMarkets Special Podcast: Narrowing yield spread tells a story. Check out  Economic TimesLakshmi Iyer, Kotak Mutual Fund, can help you understand the phenomenon and how it may affect your wealth creation.
Sebi may tighten liquid MF rules  Economic TimesThe capital market regulator is planning a short lock-in period for investments in liquid funds.
Sebi to expand OFS framework, relax FPI investment clubbing norms  Economic TimesNEW DELHI: In a series of reforms, capital markets regulator Sebi is planning to expand its Offer For Sale framework to more companies, relax its norms for ...
Govt ups NPS contribution, allows higher equity play  Economic TimesNew Delhi: The Union Cabinet has increased the government's contribution to the National Pension Scheme (NPS), allowed higher tax-free withdrawal of funds ...
Is your mutual fund portfolio really diversified?  Moneycontrol.comIf your portfolio consists of equity funds which have similar stock holdings, then it amounts to just duplication and may negate the positive effects of ...
Fund managers' bets: Top 10 large, mid and small-cap stocks that MFs bought in October  Moneycontrol.comMF industry assets grew to Rs 22.2 lakh crore on the back of improved inflows into equity-oriented and liquid funds.
Looking to invest in small cap mutual funds? Here’s why it may be a good idea  The Financial ExpressDue to steep decline in stock prices of small cap stocks, their valuations are now looking a lot better than before.
Why liquidity offered by mutual funds is good for you  Moneycontrol.comYou may come across emergencies which warrant sudden requirement of cash. In such a situation, mutual funds come in handy.
4 Best Fidelity Mutual Funds for December  Zacks.comThe prolonged market volatility calls for investments in stable mutual funds that can smoothly ride the turbulence in financial markets.
Picking the best mutual fund: Are past returns relevant after re-categorisation?  Moneycontrol.comWhile selecting a scheme for investment or while deciding whether to continue with a current investment, a fund's performance track record does play a critical ...
Invest in stocks in run-up to 2019 general elections to profit from volatility: FundsIndia  LivemintInvesting five to six months before the elections in 2009 and 2014 earned an average 3% to 6% more than the Indian benchmark return in the five-year period to ...
Explained: What is an equity diversified fund and what makes it different?  LivemintAn equity diversified mutual fund is any equity fund which invests across different industries and sectors.
At Rs 12,622 crore, Oct equity MF inflows highest in FY19 so far  Economic TimesNet inflows increased by Rs 35500 crore to take the total AUM to Rs 22.24 lakh crore.
ETMarkets Weekend Podcast: Which mutual fund to pick now: Largecap, midcap, multicap or smallcap?  Economic TimesTune in to know what industry veteran Sunil Singhania has to say about picking mutual funds.
After posting up to 900% surge in Q2 net, these 2 stocks can add to their 3-year-long 1,000% rally  Economic TimesAs many as five mutual funds were holding over 1 per cent stake in one of these stocks.
High Dividend Stocks: One Part Of Your Income Strategy  Investor's Business DailyHigh dividend stocks can be volatile. The solution? Mix a variety of income securities, aiming for a balance of yield with tolerable risk.
Buying frenzy: 10 stocks where foreign investors poured in maximum funds in Q2  Moneycontrol.comFPI increased stake by more than 1 percent in 30 companies out of BSE 200 including 10 stocks wherein they upped shareholding by 2.5-10.4 percent in ...
Insurance sector finds favour with analysts: Should you buy these stocks?  Economic TimesPerformance and financial situations of insurance firms have improved steadily, which explains why analysts are convinced about their long-term potential.
4 types of mutual funds you should include in your portfolio  LivemintThere are some mutual fund categories that walk into most portfolios because they fulfil basic investment needs that people are looking to meet. The recent ...
Rising volatility is slowing outflows from stock pickers’ funds: Goldman Sachs  MarketWatchMutual fund outflows are on pace for their lowest rate since 2014.
The Mutual Fund Show: This Asset Manager Topped Crisil’s Ranking And How…  BloombergQuintBased on the performance of asset managers, Crisil ranked 462 funds as of September. Of this, 200 are equity funds, 214 are debt and 48 are hybrid.
Horses for courses: 2 mutual fund portfolios depending on your favourite for Lok Sabha polls  Moneycontrol.comYou could simply go ahead and invest in good quality funds or if you have a strong view on the outcome of the elections, then you can invest in an 'Election ...
4 Mutual Funds to Buy as U.S. Service Sector Gains Momentum  Zacks.comThe U.S. *service* sector gained in November, backed by a strong domestic economy. The Institute for Supply Management's data on Dec 6 indicated that *service* ...
Investors flee bonds and stocks in turbulent week for growth and trade  ReutersLONDON (Reuters) - Investors pulled billions from bonds and stocks this week as U.S. bond movements triggered fears over global growth and a trade tussle ...
Is a Gold IRA Right for You?  Motley FoolGold IRAs function exactly like regular IRAs, except instead of investing in stocks and bonds, you're purchasing gold coins and bullion. Silver, platinum, and ...
Investors move HC on Elcid stock-price issue  Economic TimesSeveral buyers are willing to buy shares in Elcid but no seller is willing to sell due to the vast disparity in real and market price.
Stocks in the News: Investors Taking a Second Look at Delek US Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:DK) After Recent Market Moves  The Coin GuildMajor market players are buzzing over Delek US Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:DK) as their share price hit $37.8 at the end of the most recent trading session.
Stocks in the News: Investors Taking a Second Look at Perficient, Inc. (NASDAQ:PRFT) After Recent Market Moves  The Coin GuildMajor market players are buzzing over Perficient, Inc. (NASDAQ:PRFT) as their share price hit $23.71 at the end of the most recent trading session.
3 'Boring' Picks For Big, Beautiful Retirement Returns In 2019  ForbesIf you want to retire on dividend income, then you probably need to avoid S&P 500 stocks altogether.
IDFC Tax Advantage (ELSS) Fund - Regular Plan NAV: IDFC Tax Advantage (ELSS) Fund - Regular Plan-Growth Equity Factsheet  Economic TimesObjective: The scheme seeks to build a diversified portfolio comprising of stocks of companies with strong fundamentals that are available at reasonable ...
5 strategies to adopt while choosing which mutual fund categories to invest  Moneycontrol.comThe decision regarding mutual fund category to invest in would primarily depend upon the investor's risk tolerance and investment horizon.
An early retiree who interviewed 100 millionaires found many of them built their fortunes using a simple investment strategy championed by Warren Buffett  Business InsiderJohn of ESI Money spent the past few years interviewing millionaires only to find they use the same investing strategy: low-cost-stock index funds.
5 Key Steps to Join the 401(k) Millionaires Club  Yahoo FinanceIn 2013, Fritz Gilbert reached a goal he had worked toward for 28 years: His 401(k) hit the million-dollar mark. With that tick to seven digits, Gilbert, who is 55,…
Stocks in the News: Investors Taking a Second Look at Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) After Recent Market Moves  The Coin GuildMajor market players are buzzing over Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) as their share price hit $82.52 at the end of the most recent trading session.
Stock Watch: Investors Keen on Shares of Fidelity National Financial, Inc. (NYSE:FNF) as it Makes Headlines With Moves  The Coin GuildMajor market players are buzzing over Fidelity National Financial, Inc. (NYSE:FNF) as their share price hit $32.49 at the end of the most recent trading session.
Stock Focus: Investors Taking a Second Look at National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI) After Recent Market Moves  The Coin GuildMajor market players are buzzing over National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI) as their share price hit $47 at the end of the most recent trading ...
Stock Focus: Investors Taking a Second Look at CommScope Holding Company, Inc. (NASDAQ:COMM) After Recent Market Moves  The Coin GuildMajor market players are buzzing over CommScope Holding Company, Inc. (NASDAQ:COMM) as their share price hit $16.93 at the end of the most recent ...
Stock Review: Investors Focusing on Shares of Mednax, Inc (NYSE:MD) as Company Makes Headlines With Moves  The Coin GuildMajor market players are buzzing over Mednax, Inc (NYSE:MD) as their share price hit $39.37 at the end of the most recent trading session. Market capitalization ...
Stock in the News: Investors Taking a Second Look at Genesee & Wyoming, Inc. (NYSE:GWR)  The Coin GuildMajor market players are buzzing over Genesee & Wyoming, Inc. (NYSE:GWR) as their share price hit $78.45 at the end of the most recent trading session.
Stocks in the News: Investors Taking a Second Look at ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) After Recent Market Moves  The Coin GuildMajor market players are buzzing over ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) as their share price hit $65.91 at the end of the most recent trading session.
Stock in the News: Investors Taking a Second Look at Five9, Inc. (NASDAQ:FIVN)  The Coin GuildMajor market players are buzzing over Five9, Inc. (NASDAQ:FIVN) as their share price hit $40.22 at the end of the most recent trading session.
Stock Review: Investors Keen on Shares of Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:NUS) as it Makes Headlines With Moves  The Coin GuildMajor market players are buzzing over Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:NUS) as their share price hit $63.78 at the end of the most recent trading session.
Stock in Focus: Investors Taking a Second Look at First Midwest Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:FMBI)  The Coin GuildMajor market players are buzzing over First Midwest Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:FMBI) as their share price hit $22.13 at the end of the most recent trading session.
Stock in the News: Investors Keen on Texas Capital Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:TCBI) as it Makes Headlines With Moves  The Coin GuildMajor market players are buzzing over Texas Capital Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:TCBI) as their share price hit $55.47 at the end of the most recent trading ...
Prepare for the stock market’s next big downturn before it happens  MarketWatchMonitor the market's key vital signs for signs of trouble ahead.
Stock Watch: Investors Keen on Shares of Halcon Resources Corporation (NYSE:HK) as it Makes Headlines With Moves  The Coin GuildMajor market players are buzzing over Halcon Resources Corporation (NYSE:HK) as their share price hit $2.56 at the end of the most recent trading session.
Stock in the News: Investors Taking a Second Look at Owens Corning Inc (NYSE:OC)  The Coin GuildMajor market players are buzzing over Owens Corning Inc (NYSE:OC) as their share price hit $49.01 at the end of the most recent trading session.
Stocks battered as index sheds 1,934 points amid economic concerns  The Express TribuneBears dominate due to jitters over falling forex reserves, weak macroeconomic indicators, tight monetary policy.
Stocks in the News: Investors Taking a Second Look at Organovo Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:ONVO) After Recent Market Moves  The Coin GuildMajor market players are buzzing over Organovo Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:ONVO) as their share price hit $1.03 at the end of the most recent trading session.
Stock Focus: Investors Taking a Second Look at The Carlyle Group LP (NASDAQ:CG) After Recent Market Moves  The Coin GuildMajor market players are buzzing over The Carlyle Group L.P. (NASDAQ:CG) as their share price hit $17.56 at the end of the most recent trading session.
Stock in Focus: Investors Taking a Second Look at Thor Industries, Inc. (NYSE:THO)  The Coin GuildMajor market players are buzzing over Thor Industries, Inc. (NYSE:THO) as their share price hit $61.72 at the end of the most recent trading session.
Stocks in the News: Investors Taking a Second Look at Cimpress NV (NASDAQ:CMPR) After Recent Market Moves  The Coin GuildMajor market players are buzzing over Cimpress N.V (NASDAQ:CMPR) as their share price hit $111.8 at the end of the most recent trading session.
Stock Focus: Investors Taking a Second Look at USG Corporation (NYSE:USG) After Recent Market Moves  The Coin GuildMajor market players are buzzing over USG Corporation (NYSE:USG) as their share price hit $43.04 at the end of the most recent trading session.
Stock in Focus: Investors Taking a Second Look at Tallgrass Energy GP, LP (NASDAQ:TGE)  The Coin GuildMajor market players are buzzing over Tallgrass Energy GP, LP (NASDAQ:TGE) as their share price hit $21.35 at the end of the most recent trading session.
Stock Review: Investors Keen on Shares of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) as it Makes Headlines With Moves  The Coin GuildMajor market players are buzzing over Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) as their share price hit $1629.13 at the end of the most recent trading session.
Stock Review: Investors Focusing on Shares of Luminex Corporation (NASDAQ:LMNX) as Company Makes Headlines With Moves  The Coin GuildMajor market players are buzzing over Luminex Corporation (NASDAQ:LMNX) as their share price hit $28.42 at the end of the most recent trading session.
Investors Tracking Virtu Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIRT)  The Coin GuildMajor market players are buzzing over Virtu Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIRT) as their share price hit $25.56 at the end of the most recent trading session.
Stock News: Investors Keen on NeoPhotonics Corporation (NYSE:NPTN) as it Makes Waves With Moves  The Coin GuildMajor market players are buzzing over NeoPhotonics Corporation (NYSE:NPTN) as their share price hit $6.44 at the end of the most recent trading session.
Investors Focusing on Shares of HealthEquity, Inc. (NASDAQ:HQY) as Company Makes Headlines With Moves  The Coin GuildMajor market players are buzzing over HealthEquity, Inc. (NASDAQ:HQY) as their share price hit $68.38 at the end of the most recent trading session.
Stock in Focus: Investors Taking a Second Look at ChemoCentryx, Inc. (NASDAQ:CCXI)  The Coin GuildMajor market players are buzzing over ChemoCentryx, Inc. (NASDAQ:CCXI) as their share price hit $9.85 at the end of the most recent trading session.
Equity Review: Investors Keen on Shares of CBS Corporation (NYSE:CBS) as it Makes Headlines With Moves  The Coin GuildMajor market players are buzzing over CBS Corporation (NYSE:CBS) as their share price hit $51.1 at the end of the most recent trading session.
Trading Watch: Investors Keen on Shares of Canada Goose Holdings Inc. (:GOOS) as it Makes Headlines With Moves  The Coin GuildMajor market players are buzzing over Canada Goose Holdings Inc. (:GOOS) as their share price hit $58.45 at the end of the most recent trading session.
Trading Watch: Investors Taking a Second Look at RBC Bearings Incorporated (NASDAQ:ROLL) After Recent Market Moves  The Coin GuildMajor market players are buzzing over RBC Bearings Incorporated (NASDAQ:ROLL) as their share price hit $137.02 at the end of the most recent trading ...
Investors Taking a Second Look at Janus Capital Group, Inc (:JHG) After Recent Moves in the Market  The Coin GuildMajor market players are buzzing over Janus Capital Group, Inc (:JHG) as their share price hit $21.14 at the end of the most recent trading session.
Stock in Focus: Investors Taking a Second Look at ImmunoGen, Inc. (NASDAQ:IMGN)  The Coin GuildMajor market players are buzzing over ImmunoGen, Inc. (NASDAQ:IMGN) as their share price hit $5.34 at the end of the most recent trading session.
Stock in the News: Investors Keen on Fate Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:FATE) as it Makes Headlines With Moves  The Coin GuildMajor market players are buzzing over Fate Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:FATE) as their share price hit $16.54 at the end of the most recent trading session.
Investors Will Be Taking Another Look at B&G Foods, Inc. (NYSE:BGS) After Recent Moves  The Coin GuildMajor market players are buzzing over B&G Foods, Inc. (NYSE:BGS) as their share price hit $29.79 at the end of the most recent trading session.
Trend Watch: Investors Keen on Shares of Heritage Commerce Corp (NASDAQ:HTBK) as it Makes Headlines With Moves  The Coin GuildMajor market players are buzzing over Heritage Commerce Corp (NASDAQ:HTBK) as their share price hit $13.27 at the end of the most recent trading session.
Trading Watch: Investors Keen on Shares of Dassault Systemes SA (OTCMKTS:DASTY) as it Makes Headlines With Moves  The Coin GuildMajor market players are buzzing over Dassault Systemes SA (OTCMKTS:DASTY) as their share price hit $118.825 at the end of the most recent trading session ...
Stock Watch: Investors Keen on Shares of PBF Energy Inc. (NYSE:PBF) as it Makes Headlines With Moves  The Coin GuildMajor market players are buzzing over PBF Energy Inc. (NYSE:PBF) as their share price hit $33.75 at the end of the most recent trading session.
Stock Review: Investors Keen on Shares of Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:PDM) as it Makes Headlines With Moves  The Coin GuildMajor market players are buzzing over Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:PDM) as their share price hit $18.71 at the end of the most recent trading ...
Stock in Focus: Investors Taking a Second Look at Tabula Rasa Healthcare Inc. (:TRHC)  The Coin GuildMajor market players are buzzing over Tabula Rasa Healthcare Inc. (:TRHC) as their share price hit $71.09 at the end of the most recent trading session.
Stock Review: Investors Keen on Shares of Nordic American Tankers Limited (NYSE:NAT) as it Makes Headlines With Moves  The Coin GuildMajor market players are buzzing over Nordic American Tankers Limited (NYSE:NAT) as their share price hit $2.77 at the end of the most recent trading session.
Fund managers ready to go shopping after sharp correction in stocks  Moneycontrol.comMutual funds that were holding around 8-10 percent cash level in their equity portfolio are likely to purchase shares of companies in banking and financial ...
Stock in the News: Investors Taking a Second Look at Liquidity Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:LQDT)  The Coin GuildMajor market players are buzzing over Liquidity Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:LQDT) as their share price hit $6.8 at the end of the most recent trading session.
Stock Review: Investors Focusing on Shares of IRHYTHM TECH (:IRTC) as Company Makes Headlines With Moves  The Coin GuildMajor market players are buzzing over IRHYTHM TECH (:IRTC) as their share price hit $71.29 at the end of the most recent trading session. Market capitalization ...
Why stopping mutual fund SIPs when stock market falls can jeopardise your financial goals  Economic TimesFear has returned to Dalal Street. Caught in a perfect storm of weak macroeconomic numbers, the IL&FS crisis and fear of more defaults, equity markets have ...
Is your mutual fund buying or selling stocks too much?  LivemintA mutual fund scheme's turnover ratio tells you how frequently its fund manager buys and sells the underlying stocks. Typically, higher the turnover ratio, more ...
Stock Focus: Investors Taking a Second Look at Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. (NYSE:DO) After Recent Market Moves  The Coin GuildMajor market players are buzzing over Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. (NYSE:DO) as their share price hit $11.84 at the end of the most recent trading session.
4 Global Trends You Can Bet On in 2019, According to Professional Investors  Money MagazineWith the U.S. in the tenth year of a historic bull market, foreign stocks have been something of an afterthought for many investors. It's not hard to see why. China ...
7 stocks most favoured by mutual funds over last one year  Economic TimesAs the markets hit a speed bump, stocks favoured by mutual funds appear to be safer bets.

Cash

How many people went to a cash position this week?... Read More

Where Is The Rabbit?

We need a rabbit!This was a pretty horrible week for... Read More

No Load Mutual Funds: Boost Your Portfolios Returns

Investors who exclusively use broadly diversified, no load mutual funds... Read More

Stock Market System ... ONLINE STOCK TRADING ... Beyond Day Trading Basics & Tips

Day trading is all about making buy and sell decisions.... Read More

Municipal Bonds

Because there are so many stocks that are NOT paying... Read More

Psychology ? How to Reduce Negative Thoughts Relating to Trading?

The thinking process of the brain relating to the... Read More

Its Better

Question: How does it get better when it gets worse?Last... Read More

Hedge Funds

You read and hear a lot about hedge funds. Unfortunately,... Read More

A Stock Market Investment Plan that Never Lets You Down

The bulls and bears of the stock market are both... Read More

Trading Stocks ?Never Forget About A Past Trade

We all know that emotions control every decision that an... Read More

Duck

Duck! No I don't mean a quack, quack. I meant... Read More

The Secret to More Winning Trades is as Simple as Avoiding This Common Mistake

If you're a normal human being, your need to feel... Read More

Online Investing & Stock & Share Trading: 4 Reasons Why Most Online Investors & Traders Go Broke

Are you attracted to the idea of being in control... Read More

How To Be A Winner

Everyone who invests in the stock market wants to be... Read More

Choosing A Fund

For years I have been saying you must have a... Read More

Whitewater Stock Market

Ever done any whitewater rafting or canoeing? Long periods of... Read More

Acapulco - The Stock Market Dives

There is a famous cliff on the ocean in Acapulco... Read More

Market Success

Who are the successful investors?There are those who follow the... Read More

Defining a Long-Term Investment in the Stock Market

For some "long term" would mean holding a stock position... Read More

Hedge Fund Advertising

Have you seen all those big full page ads for... Read More

The Information Age

It is wonderful to be alive in the information age.... Read More

Trading Education: The Best of Both Worlds!

I made my very first investment in the stock market... Read More

Stops Make Money

During the day I watch CNBC-TV, the stock market channel.... Read More

Advisory News Letters

Several times each month I am solicited by various market... Read More

Lights of the Stock Market

There are red lights, green lights, blue lights and spot... Read More