market timing

This team found 720 ways to beat the market. Did any succeed?

A new research paper tries every strategy under the sun to beat the market, but the results show that market timing still doesn’t work. … Read More

When is the best time to rollover your 401(k)?

Rolling over a 401(k) to an account you own is a good idea, but the getting the timing right is important too. … Read More

Roller coaster

That time I almost tried to time the market (but didn’t)

At the beginning of the year, the news reports started piling in: the stock markets were overvalued. P/E ratios were at highs not seen in years. Some people even used the curious phrase “melt-up” (which, correct me if I’m wrong, … Read MoreRead More

Waves crashing

Warren’s wisdom, or on being greedy and fearful

One of the more famous—and certainly eerily relevant—quotes about financial self-awareness is from Warren Buffett, the “Oracle of Omaha”. The quote generally is rendered as: “Be greedy when others are fearful and fearful when others are greedy.” It’s a great … Read MoreRead More