One Day Does Not Make A Trend

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The markets corrected in a big way today with all major indexes closing sharply to the downside. It was one of those days, where you could not find a place to hide. While you can read about what happened in any newspaper or on your favorite financial web site, I want to briefly talk about how this drop affected our …

No Load Fund/ETF Tracker updated through 2/23/2007

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My latest No Load Fund/ETF Tracker has been posted at: http://www.successful-investment.com/newsletter-archive.phpThe markets slipped slightly this week, as traders were occupied with higher oil and commodity prices, problems for sub prime lenders, weak housing, a worse than expected CPI report and Iran’s nuclear ambitions. Our Trend Tracking Index (TTI) for domestic funds moved higher as well and now sits +6.03% above …

The Dumb Deal Of The Week

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While this topic is a little bit outside of No Load Fund/ETF investing, it nevertheless struck a cord with me. What happened? Chrysler announced a “shocking” plan to lay off some 13,000 workers and decrease annual production by 400,000 vehicles. Additionally, word leaked out that Mercedes is considering breaking its ties with Chrysler. So far, this sounds like a good …

No Load Fund/ETF Tracker updated through 2/16/2007

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My latest No Load Fund/ETF Tracker has been posted at:http://www.successful-investment.com/newsletter-archive.phpThe markets rallied sharply this week after soothing comments from Fed Chairman Bernanke about the economy. Our Trend Tracking Index (TTI) for domestic funds moved higher as well and now sits +6.10% above its long-term trend line (red) as the chart below shows: The international index also moved higher and currently …

How To Avoid Investment Fraud

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We’re living in the information age, so it’s hard to imagine that an individual, claiming to be an investment professional, can get away with any type of scam. But it just happened again. I am not talking about an advisor exposing your portfolio to undue market risk or failing to implement a stop loss discipline to limit any potential losses. …

No Load Fund/ETF Tracker updated through 2/9/2007

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My latest No Load Fund/ETF Tracker has been posted at:http://www.successful-investment.com/newsletter-archive.phpThe markets meandered for most of the week, but retreated on Friday. Our Trend Tracking Index (TTI) for domestic funds followed suit and now sits +5.04% above its long-term trend line (red) as the chart below shows: The international index also moved slightly lower and currently sits +9.47% above its own …