Young & Prudent: Looking Into the Face of Temptation Part 2

I’ve spent the last two weeks doing exactly what I’ve been avoiding for the past five months. In my last column, I explained how my desire to spend while living in rural Vermont has lessened so much, I’ve been able to save more in the past five months than I have in...

Traders Stand to Profit Big On Brexit

In January, I predicted that 2016 would be the year of the trader, driven by heightened volatility. After falling more than 11% at the start of the year, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is now up 13% off the February market bottom. However, volatility still abounds....

Where in the World to Invest

“In the land of the blind, the one-eyed man is king.” This centuries-old idiom, while apropos in many scenarios, reflects the conundrum of the modern-day stock market investor looking for growth in a world with very little to be found. With so few sure-thing...

When Funds Are Better Than Stocks

Investing can be very frustrating and complicated – even for the most sophisticated investors. Sometimes investors can be right about a market’s direction, but get poor or even negative results because they used the wrong investment tool to exploit the deep value...

How to Take Control When ROE Just Doesn’t Cut It

Investors making equity investment decisions based on return on equity (ROE) may be missing the boat. ROE is a closely watched number among savvy investors because it’s a strong measure of how effective a company’s management is in creating value for its shareholders....

Today’s Five Most Important Tech Charts

She’s one of the best in the business at spotting major tech trends before they happen. And since we’re all about spotting big trends early, too, venture capitalist Mary Meeker is well worth our time and attention. Particularly right now, too. Each year, Meeker...