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James K. Glassman is a visiting fellow at the American Enterprise Institute. His most recent book is Safety Net: The Strategy for De-Risking Your Investments in a Time of Turbulence.
Investors are just
realizing that you don’t
earn an average of
10% annually without
taking some risk and
suffering some pain.
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Investments in crops, metals, energy, currencies and other tangible things tend to go up when stocks and bonds go down.
Warning signs are flashing, but no one has the slightest idea when a bull market -- or a bear market, for that matter -- will end.
If you're ready, you need to employ a cautious strategy.
Columnist James K. Glassman consults with experts from top funds and firms to identify 10 stocks to that should outperform the S&P 500.
If this bull market survives beyond August, it will be the longest bull market ever. And yet, there's reason to believe it still has has some room left to run. One key factor: A modestly growing economy ...
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China has created the most successful economic revolution the world has ever seen, and it still has room to grow.
Star fund managers are a vanishing breed, but I still think they offer value to the investor.
Wanting to put your money in firms that follow certain ideals is laudable, sure. But it's not as straightforward as it used to be.
Standard & Poor's 500-stock index has never recorded a loss over any 20-year period.
We’re heading back to the old normal. The Fed is raising interest rates as the economy approaches full employment and inflation picks up.
Department-store stocks have lost one-fifth of their value in the past five years, while the overall stock market has nearly doubled.
It's not like there aren't risks out there, but the smart strategy is to stay in stocks, and stay diversified.
With Donald Trump's election, the yield on U.S. bonds has risen dramatically. That spells opportunity for bond investors.
In part because of the election of Donald Trump, the yield on U.S. bonds—the percentage of your investment you get for holding them—has soared. For bond investors who seek relatively high income without ...
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Trump’s election has provided emerging markets with an unexpected benefit: a stronger dollar, which makes foreign goods even cheaper here.
Amid a dense fog of uncertainty, an aging bull will have to find its footing in 2017. Rarely has the way forward been so obscured by the murky policies of a new political regime, as well as by questions ...