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Tuning Out the Noise

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

...  May 1999: Dow Jones Industrial Average Closes Above 11,000 for the First Time March 2000: Nasdaq Stock Exchange Index Reaches an All-Time High of 5,048 April 2000: In Less Than a Month, Nearly ...

Perspective on Today's Market Events

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

It looks like the U.S. stock market will finally get something that happens, on average, about once a year: a 10+% percent drop—the definition of a market correction. The last time this happened was a ...

Perspective on Today's Market Events

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

It looks like the U.S. stock market will finally get something that happens, on average, about once a year: a 10+% percent drop—the definition of a market correction. The last time this happened was a ...

Should We Be Alarmed?

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

Suppose somebody came up to you and shouted: "I have terrible news about the economy. I think you should sell your stocks!" Alarmed, you say: "Oh, my God. Tell me more!" And this mysterious stranger ...

Should We Be Alarmed?

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

Suppose somebody came up to you and shouted: "I have terrible news about the economy. I think you should sell your stocks!" Alarmed, you say: "Oh, my God. Tell me more!" And this mysterious stranger ...

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

... value. For example, at a market value of $16,000 per bitcoin,(4) the total value of bitcoin in circulation is less than one tenth of 1% of the aggregate value of global stocks and bonds. Despite this, ...

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

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

... value. For example, at a market value of $16,000 per bitcoin,(4) the total value of bitcoin in circulation is less than one tenth of 1% of the aggregate value of global stocks and bonds. Despite this, ...

The Value of Diversification

Created on Friday, 05 January 2018. Posted in Gasber Blog/401k blog

The Value of Diversification It's not always easy to grasp the value of diversification—why, in other words, it's better to own many stocks inside a mutual fund than one or two stocks on their own. But ...

The Value of Diversification

Created on Friday, 05 January 2018. Posted in Gasber Blog/blog

The Value of Diversification It's not always easy to grasp the value of diversification—why, in other words, it's better to own many stocks inside a mutual fund than one or two stocks on their own. But ...

Catchphrase Investing

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

... in the tech giants that the parent company of the New York Stock Exchange recently launched the NYSE FANG+TM Index that includes the quarterly futures contracts of the FAANG members apart from Apple (hence ...

The Challenges of Capturing Bull Market Returns

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

You probably didn't notice, but Monday, September 11 marked a milestone: the S&P 500 index's bull market became the second-longest and the second-best performing in the modern economic era. Stock prices ...

The Challenges of Capturing Bull Market Returns

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

You probably didn't notice, but Monday, September 11 marked a milestone: the S&P 500 index's bull market became the second-longest and the second-best performing in the modern economic era. Stock prices ...

Lessons For The Next Crisis

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

... times—may better prepare you for the next crisis and its aftermath. BENEFITS OF HINDSIGHT In 2008, the stock market dropped in value by almost half. Being a decade removed from the crisis may make ...

Lessons for the Next Crisis

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

... times—may better prepare you for the next crisis and its aftermath. BENEFITS OF HINDSIGHT In 2008, the stock market dropped in value by almost half. Being a decade removed from the crisis may make ...

Don't Sell on Headlines

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

... U.S. stock market has been testing new highs for months, and experts cannot quite explain why valuations have been rising amid such low volatility. So the question is quite logical: isn't this a good ...

Don't Sell on Headlines

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

... U.S. stock market has been testing new highs for months, and experts cannot quite explain why valuations have been rising amid such low volatility. So the question is quite logical: isn't this a good ...

Measuring the Market

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

Have you ever wondered what stock market professionals and equity analysts talk about in their spare time? Recently, the Bloomberg website featured a debate about something that is getting a lot of attention ...

Measuring the Market

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

Have you ever wondered what stock market professionals and equity analysts talk about in their spare time? Recently, the Bloomberg website featured a debate about something that is getting a lot of attention ...

Going Global: A Look at Public Company Listings

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

Trivia time: how many stocks make up the Wilshire 5000 Total Market Index (a widely used benchmark for the US equity market)? While the logical guess might be 5,000, as of December 31, 2016, ...

Going Global: A Look at Public Company Listings

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

Trivia time: how many stocks make up the Wilshire 5000 Total Market Index (a widely used benchmark for the US equity market)? While the logical guess might be 5,000, as of December 31, 2016, ...