WTF is ESG?

WTF is ESG?

ESG refers to a specific style of investing. It’s been a thing for a while and has gone by different names, but the current version seems to be gaining popularity. Read on to learn WTF is ESG. ESG stands for Environmental, Social, & Governance. It’s a...
It’s Rough Out There

It’s Rough Out There

If you recently got a statement from your retirement account or other investment account and have been meaning to look at it, don’t. The past 4-and-a-half months have not been kind to investors. The S&P 500 is down 14%. The Dow is down 10%. The NASDAQ is...
Stock Picking Falls Short (again) in 2021

Stock Picking Falls Short (again) in 2021

Stock picking falls short again in 2021. 85% of active stock fund managers underperformed their benchmark last year. Let me say that again: EIGHTY-FIVE PERCENT of fund managers (super smart, very qualified professionals who do nothing but evaluate, analyze, and watch...
What’s the Forecast?

What’s the Forecast?

Economic forecasting is an awful lot like weather forecasting. Based on what the experts know, we can be pretty certain of what’s going to happen in the next week or so. After that, we need to look at history and trends. Trying to make detailed predictions about...
This Dam is Going to Burst

This Dam is Going to Burst

Lately in the-stock-market-is-not-the-economy news, the Dow Jones Industrial Index has been breaching new highs. The S&P 500, too. Sure, the American vaccination effort is going better than expected, but the fact is that this economy is still missing 9 million...

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