Why Market Timing Doesn’t Work For Investors

2016-08-11T12:44:29+00:00August 11, 2016|Blog, Investments|

Few words characterize today’s financial markets like uncertainty. When overseas economic issues can rob investors of months of gains and speeches by Federal Reserve officials cause markets to flip-flop unpredictably, investors are left wondering what they should do. In an attempt to make major market movements work for their portfolios rather than against, some investors attempt to time the market. Market timing is the strategy of trying to predict future market movements to time buying [...]

Why We’re Still Bullish on Gold

2013-04-17T00:53:53+00:00April 17, 2013|Market Commentary|

This past week has been a good reminder of how volatile precious metals can be.  For that very reason, I choose not to buy and sell based on the 200-day EMA like I do with equity investments.  When the precious metals market rebounds, it can shoot up just as quickly as it came down, making it hard to follow a trend. I consider gold to be portfolio insurance, not an investment; I’m not interested in [...]

Go to Top