Tag Archive: CNBC

January 1st represents the start of a new cycle, an opportunity to recognize what we’ve been doing wrong and change it. A lot of people start diets, go to the gym and, in general, there’s a sense of optimism in the air.

With that in mind, here are my New Year resolutions for investors. I believe they will help you reduce your anxiety and have a more pleasant investment experience. Continue reading


Gold and Irrationality

American Gold Eagle

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For the last two years, the media has added to their “daily scores” the value of gold, which is now referred as often as the latest movement of the S&P 500 or the “Dow”. But today I’ll focus on gold.

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I’ve said it on previous posts, but I don’t think that it can’t be repeated enough times: by buying individual stocks (or bonds) you are gambling and speculating with your money. Don’t do it! I’ve posted before interviews with Kenneth French that prove this point, but I have another interview for you. This time from John Bogle -founder of the Vanguard Group. Note how when he was making his point, the interviewer shifted the attention to other issues (could it be because CNBC promotes stock picking day after day?).

Check out the video after the break.

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