Tuesday , 21 September 2021

Strategies

3 Ways To Deal With Rising Stock Market Volatility

What makes 2018 remarkably different from the recent past is rising stock market volatility. Since the start of the year, the CBOE Volatility Index (^VIX) has shot higher by around 100%. By comparison, the VIX was -42.5% for the three-year period from January 2015 to December 2017. While rising volatility might put certain people on edge, but it’s not necessarily bad. Here are 3 strategies for managing market volatility.

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Common Trading Mistakes Investors Must Avoid

For the majority of Americans, investing has never worked as promised. The problem is that most individuals cannot manage their own money because of ‘short-termism.’ Despite their inherent belief that they are long-term investors, they are consistently swept up in the short-term movements of the market. Fear is a stronger emotion than greed. People sell out, usually at the very bottom, and almost always at a loss. Let’s look at some of the more common trading mistakes to which people are prone.

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S&P 500 Companies With the Highest Profitability/Quality Rankings

We want to invest in the most profitable companies in the market, and also want to consider companies with superior profitability in comparison with the industry average and the following quantitative ranking system does just that picking the 50 companies with highest quality ranking in the S&P 500 index.

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Put Your Money On Steroids By Dollar Cost Averaging Into SPY – Here’s Why (+2K Views)

Life is like going the wrong way on a moving escalator. Walk and you stay put. Stand still and you go backwards. To get ahead, you have to hustle or, at least, your money has to hustle. You have to make your money make you money and dollar cost averaging as an investment strategy is like steroids for your money. The difference between doing it and not doing it is millions of dollars.

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Averaging Down: Bad Strategy?

Whenever some financial “pundit” says that the best way to get into a stock is by averaging down, we sometimes cringe. Why? Because, at best, you’ll be getting into a stock at a lower average price...but more importantly, you can be getting into a stock that’s poised to sink much, much lower and that’s a risk no one wants to take.

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