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What John “Jack” Bogle Left Behind

By Charles Sizemore.  |  January 18, 2019

On Wednesday, we lost John “Jack” Bogle, the founder of the Vanguard mutual fund empire and the inventor of the modern index fund. He was 89. Read More

The Stupidest S&P 500 Argument We’ve Ever Heard

By Charles Sizemore.  |  January 11, 2019

My poor groin… As I wrote a few months ago, I managed to pull my right groin muscle playing soccer with some of the hyper-competitive South American fathers from my son’s team. Read More

4 Things to Do When the Market Drops

By Charles Sizemore.  |  January 2, 2019

On this New Year’s Day morning, I’m going to cut right to the chase. Stocks are in a bear market, and volatility is back with a vengeance. Read More

I’m Not Betting Against Anything

By Charles Sizemore.  |  December 11, 2018

Bear market or correction? It really doesn’t matter what I forecast. Read More

THIS Is Why We Hedge

By Charles Sizemore.  |  December 11, 2018

The Dow dropped more than 500 points on Monday… only to finish the day in positive territory. Now, even a few months ago, a massive swing like that would have been news. Read More

A Consumer and Their Confidence

By John Del Vecchio.  |  November 29, 2018

By the looks of it, it’s going to be a great holiday season! Consumer confidence is through the roof, and retail sales are surging. Read More

We Don’t Have to Wait for Black Friday to Grade Retail

By Charles Sizemore.  |  November 21, 2018

I like saving money. A lot. In fact, I’m a cheapskate and actually take pride in my stinginess. But you won’t see me fighting the crowds on Black Friday. Not going to happen. Read More

A Fundamental Risk

By John Del Vecchio.  |  November 21, 2018

Not much has changed since last week. We’re still in a fundamentally risky market, and that’s been the case for more than just weeks… There’s a convergence that’s pointing toward a serious slide for the market. Read More

The Human Misery of Black Friday (And What to Watch in Retail Instead)

By Charles Sizemore.  |  November 23, 2018

I like saving money. A lot. In fact, I’m a cheapskate and actually take pride in my stinginess. But you won’t see me fighting the crowds today on Black Friday. Not going to happen. Read More

Wall Street’s Helping Hand

By John Del Vecchio.  |  November 15, 2018

I take Wall Street with a grain of salt. After all, whether it’s research or advice, those folks are all about making money… for themselves. They’re not looking out for the little guy. Read More