Two weeks ago I had to rush my 8yr old to the emergency room. Somehow he had managed to knock a knife out of the rack and instinctively tried to catch it. A lot of blood and two stitches later he learned a valuable lesson about life and investing—-you cannot catch a falling knife. Today […]
Gold’s not the only safe-haven commodity I am quoted on page 2 of this article. The key point is that every crisis is different so the safe haven commodities, if any, will be different. The key is to be in harmony with market trends. Buy commodities in an uptrend and don’t buy ones that aren’t. […]
U.S. Stocks Gain on M&A I always love how the media always has to have a reason why stocks are going up or down. This morning it is M&A activity. Stocks go up and down because there are either more buyers than sellers or more sellers than buyers. Stuff like this is just noise that […]
The Trade that Killed Dighton Capital? Leverage + Betting against the trend + financial crisis= Massive Losses Remember the market can remain irrational longer than you can remain solvent.
As I write this we are having a triple digit up day in the Dow. Yesterday was a triple digit down day and the day before was a triple digit upday. Whenever we have moves like this you always see the talking heads on the news talking about how we have hit bottom (on the […]
Matthew Tuttle on WFIN I discussedthe market crisis with Good Mornings host Chris Oaks yesterday. The interview starts about two minutes in, and runs about ten minutes.
When Funds Turn Cold, Do You Sell? Interesting article in the online version of the Journal this morning. When you have a fund that has flexibility this is a tougher decision. All good managers will have cold streaks or periods of underperformance, you need to figure out why. Most funds however, basically just mirror an […]