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A Wonderful Fluke

One online dictionary defines the word “fluke” as an “unlikely chance occurrence, especially a surprising piece of luck.” Alternative descriptions include chance, coincidence, and accident. All of these synonyms are accurate adjectives for the cryptocurrency market.

For the record, I am not cryptocurrency hater. In fact, my stake in Litecoin –

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Is Style Drift Increasing Your Financial Risk?

Do you own mutual funds? If you do, there’s a hidden trap called “style drift” that could be increasing the risk of your investment portfolio. How does style drift happen?

Style drift occurs when the fund’s portfolio manager begins to deviate from the fund’s investment objective.

For example,

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Posted in Asset Allocation, ETF, Financial Planning, Fox Feed, Investor Behavior & Psychology, NASDAQ Feed, Partner Feeds, Portfolio Management, Retirement Planning, SEC Market Regulation, Yahoo Feed
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Excessive Bullishness Toward Gold Points to a Retreat

Sentiment extremes, regardless of whether they’re bullish or bearish, invariably point to a readjustment in prices. This undeniable truth applies to all asset classes in all time frames.  Nothing is immune to the forces of crowd behavior. (See Beanie Babies and Pokemon cards)

On Jan.23, 2015 the Wall Street Journal declared “Buyers Take a Shine to Metals Again.” When this headline was published,

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Posted in Fox Feed, Gold, Investor Behavior & Psychology, NASDAQ Feed, Partner Feeds, SEC Market Regulation, Technical Analysis, Yahoo Feed
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Do Regulators Encourage Market Manipulation?

The latest episode of stock market cheating by high-frequency traders (HFT) has set in, yet unanswered questions remain. Do regulators like the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) encourage market manipulation?

Manipulation refers to the dishonest activity by individuals or institutions who try to game the price of a stock (NYSEARCA:IVV) or a certain market for their own financial gain.

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Posted in Central Banks, Fox Feed, Fundamental Analysis, Global Economy, NASDAQ Feed, Partner Feeds, Portfolio Management, SEC Market Regulation, Small Cap Stocks, U.S. Stock Market, Yahoo Feed
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43 Questions for Regulators about High-Frequency Trading

Note to the reader: “High-frequency trading” also known as “HFT” is done by firms established for sole purpose of gaining an unfair advantage over other stock market participants. Please keep that in mind as you read on.

Why has the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) failed to abolish HFT?

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