The Average American Investor Still Underperforms the Market Over the Long Term

The Average American Investor Still Underperforms the Market Over the Long Term This is usually due to emotional biases, herding effect, lack of diversification, panic selling,… Most investors buy high and sell low at the wrong time. That’s the reason why using our formidable decision support tools will empower yourself to make much better investment…

US Yield Curve Inversion and Recessions

US Yield Curve Inversion and Recessions This interesting chart shows the US yield curve inversion (10y-2y spread) and recessions. Historically, by ending the rate hiking cycle before an inversion, the expansion has still some legs and the next recession is postponed. Source: J.P. Morgan Asset Management “Guide to the Markets” for Q2 2019

US Stock Market since 1900

US Stock Market since 1900 “For 240 years, it’s been a terrible mistake to bet against America” — Warren BuffettThis great chart of the US stock market since 1900, is a very good illustration of that fact. Source: J.P. Morgan Asset Management “Guide to the Markets” for Q2 2019

2 Secrets to Beating the Market. Great Value Investor Joel Greenblatt Explains

2 Secrets to Beating the Market. Great Value Investor Joel Greenblatt Explains For a long-term diversified portfolio, Joel Greenblatt, great value investor and CIO of Gotham Asset management, would stick with the Vanguard Value ETF (VTV) because it underperformed for a long time and is a relative bargain to the S&P 500.