Market Commentary: Week Ending 5/6/2011

2011-05-09T09:15:29+00:00May 9, 2011|Market Commentary|

Total Returns % 1 Week YTD Dow Jones Industrial Average -1.34% +9.17% NASDAQ Composite -1.60% +6.58% S&P 500 Index -1.72% +6.56% Russell 2000 -3.69% +6.34% U.S. Aggregate Bond Index +0.19% +0.86% MSCI All Country World -2.84% +5.21% Source: Yahoo! Finance.  Data through 5-6-11 Global markets were rocked last week with large sell-offs in oil and silver, which also spilled over into many other commodities, equities, and currencies.  The S&P 500 had a four-day losing streak [...]

“Buy and Hold is Still a Winner” Rebuttal

2010-12-02T15:42:25+00:00December 2, 2010|Blog, Investments|

I recently came across an article in the Wall Street Journal written by Burton Malkiel titled ‘Buy and Hold’ Is Still a Winner.  If you’d like to read the article, it comes right up when you Google-it.  The title of the article caught my attention for obvious reasons - Chladek Wealth Investment Strategy: The Numbers Don’t Lie.  However, when reading the entire article, there are actually more points that Mr. Malkiel and I agree on [...]

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