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Excuse Me… Why Sell Stocks Into A Bounce?

Here is something that Jim Cramer on CNBC said last week: “I’m telling you to have some discipline. I expect this market to have a near-term bounce, and discipline means you should sell something into that rebound…” (CNBC) Honestly, this assumes that the market will resume its selloff, which it very well could. But what… Read More »

The Unimportance Of Diversification

Diversification is the idea that owning stock of companies in different businesses, different sectors, and or different regions reduces the risk of a portfolio. While there are some extreme cases where diversification might prevent actual loss, the main thing diversification does is reduce volatility. What is Risk? Risk is the likelihood that you will make… Read More »