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January 23, 2020

Lessons from The Dot-Com Era…20 Years Later

Coming up on 20 years since an infamous market top – the puncturing of the dot-com bubble. It took more than 2 ½ years for the tech-heavy NASDAQ Composite index to fall from 5048.62 on March 10, 2000 to 1114.11 on October 9, 2002, an astounding 78% decline.

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January 2, 2020

Some Things Get Better with Age

In the investment world, there are dividend growth stocks.I enjoy a high yield as much as the next guy. But focusing exclusively on yield exposes you to the very real risk of losing ground to inflation over time.

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December 17, 2019

Time for a Green Investing Rethink?

There’s no denying that sustainable investing is one of the most powerful trends in global finance as investors seek some measure of the environmental and social impact of their investments.

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December 10, 2019

Stocks Are Pointing To A Lower Opening on December 10, Filling The Gap

Stocks this morning are falling in the US with S&P 500 futures pointing to a 10 point drop. Certainly, nothing to worry about, and substantially filling the gap from Friday’s sharp move higher. Exactly as I expected to happen when I noted it yesterday in my midday commentary and last night’s write-up.

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December 5, 2019

Return of The Active Manager

As recently as 2009, active mutual funds enjoyed a market share of over 75%, with passive index funds making up less than 25%. In 2018, active and passive funds reached parity, with each taking about 50%. It’s safe to assume that, once the numbers are tallied, passive funds will overtake active funds in 2019. Howard and Voss eventually expect the split the stabilize at roughly 70% passive index funds and 30% actively managed funds.

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