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Tuning Out the Noise

Created on Friday, 04 May 2018. Posted in Gasber Blog/blog

For investors, it can be easy to feel overwhelmed by the relentless stream of news about markets. Being bombarded with data and headlines presented as impactful to your financial well-being can evoke strong ...

Sailing with the Tides

Created on Thursday, 15 March 2018. Posted in Gasber Blog/blog

... you replot your course. As with the weather at sea, markets can be unpredictable. A sudden squall can whip up waves of volatility, tides can shift, and strong currents can threaten to blow you off course. ...

Could a Trade War Soon Start?

Created on Friday, 09 March 2018. Posted in Gasber Blog/blog

... could provide American suppliers of those base metals with a short-term economic advantage, but a clear protectionist move might also unsettle Wall Street and global investment markets. Economists and ...

Perspective on Today's Market Events

Created on Monday, 05 February 2018. Posted in Gasber Blog/401k blog

... recipe for a stock market correction. This provides us all with the opportunity to do an interesting exercise. It's possible that the markets will drop further—perhaps even, as we saw during the Great ...

Perspective on Today's Market Events

Created on Monday, 05 February 2018. Posted in Gasber Blog/blog

... recipe for a stock market correction. This provides us all with the opportunity to do an interesting exercise. It's possible that the markets will drop further—perhaps even, as we saw during the Great ...

Should We Be Alarmed?

Created on Saturday, 03 February 2018. Posted in Gasber Blog/401k blog

... streak without a 3% drop in its history. It's an historic run not likely to be seen by any of us again. The truth about the markets is that short, sharp pullbacks are inevitable and routine—unless you ...

Should We Be Alarmed?

Created on Saturday, 03 February 2018. Posted in Gasber Blog/blog

... streak without a 3% drop in its history. It's an historic run not likely to be seen by any of us again. The truth about the markets is that short, sharp pullbacks are inevitable and routine—unless you ...

To Bit or Not to Bit: What Should Investors Make of Bitcoin Mania?

Created on Friday, 12 January 2018. Posted in Gasber Blog/401k blog

... generally be tiny.(7) Because bitcoin is being sold in some quarters as a paradigm shift in financial markets, this does not mean investors should rush to include it in their portfolios. When digesting ...

To Bit or Not to Bit: What Should Investors Make of Bitcoin Mania?

Created on Friday, 12 January 2018. Posted in Gasber Blog/blog

... generally be tiny.(7) Because bitcoin is being sold in some quarters as a paradigm shift in financial markets, this does not mean investors should rush to include it in their portfolios. When digesting ...

Catchphrase Investing

Created on Thursday, 30 November 2017. Posted in Gasber Blog/blog

... argued that the superior growth for emerging economies justified a bias to stocks exposed to these markets, ending up closing its BRIC fund in late 2015 after years of poor returns.1 So, while individual ...

The Challenges of Capturing Bull Market Returns

Created on Friday, 22 September 2017. Posted in Gasber Blog/401k blog

... take your winnings and retreat to the sidelines. By the time 2012 rolled around, there was a new reason to take your chips off the table: the markets were hitting all-time highs. Of course, historically, ...

The Challenges of Capturing Bull Market Returns

Created on Friday, 22 September 2017. Posted in Gasber Blog/blog

... take your winnings and retreat to the sidelines. By the time 2012 rolled around, there was a new reason to take your chips off the table: the markets were hitting all-time highs. Of course, historically, ...

Lessons For The Next Crisis

Created on Friday, 08 September 2017. Posted in Gasber Blog/401k blog

... from the period leading up to the crisis. It is difficult to draw useful conclusions based on such observations; financial markets have a habit of behaving unpredictably in the short run. There are, however, ...

Lessons for the Next Crisis

Created on Friday, 08 September 2017. Posted in Gasber Blog/blog

... from the period leading up to the crisis. It is difficult to draw useful conclusions based on such observations; financial markets have a habit of behaving unpredictably in the short run. There are, however, ...

Don't Sell on Headlines

Created on Friday, 11 August 2017. Posted in Gasber Blog/401k blog

So far, the world markets seem to be shrugging off the sabre-rattling coming from North Korea (normal behavior) and the U.S. White House (complete departure from prior administration policy). The smart ...

Don't Sell on Headlines

Created on Friday, 11 August 2017. Posted in Gasber Blog/blog

So far, the world markets seem to be shrugging off the sabre-rattling coming from North Korea (normal behavior) and the U.S. White House (complete departure from prior administration policy). The smart ...

Measuring the Market

Created on Friday, 21 July 2017. Posted in Gasber Blog/401k blog

... returns? Let's look over the shoulders and see how two professionals approach the question of how to look at today's markets. Bloomberg Gadfly columnist Nir Kaissar starts by noting that the Standard ...

Measuring the Market

Created on Friday, 21 July 2017. Posted in Gasber Blog/blog

... returns? Let's look over the shoulders and see how two professionals approach the question of how to look at today's markets. Bloomberg Gadfly columnist Nir Kaissar starts by noting that the Standard ...

Going Global: A Look at Public Company Listings

Created on Friday, 23 June 2017. Posted in Gasber Blog/401k blog

... past two decades there has been a decline in the number of US-listed, publicly traded companies. Should investors in public markets be worried about this change? Does this mean there is a material risk ...

Going Global: A Look at Public Company Listings

Created on Friday, 23 June 2017. Posted in Gasber Blog/blog

... past two decades there has been a decline in the number of US-listed, publicly traded companies. Should investors in public markets be worried about this change? Does this mean there is a material risk ...