When Is a Good Time to Invest in Bonds?

Learn when to invest in bonds, common investment strategies, and alternatives that you may want to consider.

What a New President Really Means for the US Market (And Your Investments)

What do the 2016 election, the U.S. market, and your investment portfolio have in common? Here’s what you should know

Stock Market Slot Machine

I strongly recommend an excellent article to you, from the Psy-Fi blog, a regular on my daily reading list. The title of the article is B.F Skinner’s Stockmarket Slot Machines: Win Big, Win Rarely, Win Never. I often refer to B.F Skinner, intermittent variable reinforcement, and how the stock market creates superstitions much like those created in Skinner’s birds. This …

On Randomness

One of the most fundamental and most difficult concepts for investors to wrap their brain around is the randomness of markets. This is most likely because, as Terry Burnham ably shows us, in Mean Markets and Lizard Brains, humans are just not wired to deal with probability and randomness. In the investing classic, A Random Walk Down Wall Street, Princeton …