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Sector Rotation – March 2021 Update

There is no change to the official SR recommendation for March. Read on for the details. Sector Rotation is a high-risk/high-volatility strategy. While its peaks and valleys have been more extreme than SMI's other
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Publication Schedule Update – Plus the Weekly Money Roundup

"Blessed are the flexible, for they will not get bent out of shape!" You won't find that "beatitude" in Scripture, but it is true — and it came to mind this morning as we opted to alter the SMI publication schedule this
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SMI on the Radio: In a Hot Market, Focus on Risk First and Returns Second (audio and transcript)

With the stock market rocketing higher and higher, it's tempting to throw investing caution to the wind. But as SMI executive editor Mark Biller explained on Moody Radio's MoneyWise Live, it is far better to have "the
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Money Roundup: “Pockets of Froth,” The Real Goal of Tax Planning, and More

Some of the best investing and personal finance articles from around the web. Ritholtz sees “pockets of froth” in stock market (Bloomberg). Still, no one really knows when the market has peaked.   The Buffett
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SPAC Attack — A Primer on One of Today’s Hottest Investment Ideas

If you’re a regular reader of business or investment news, you’ve probably noticed more and more articles about SPACs, or special purpose acquisition companies. What are they? And do they have any relevance for you and
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Financial Love and Respect

With 20 years of ministry experience, a PhD in family studies, a Master’s of Divinity degree, and a Master’s degree in communication, Emerson Eggerichs was a knowledgeable, experienced, and effective pastor. But one day,
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Money Roundup: Market Madness, Final Thoughts, and More

Here's our weekly roundup of recent articles on investing and other financial topics. We hope you find them interesting and helpful. Beware the madness of markets (Financial Times). "Fear of missing out is a powerful
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The Simplest Way to Reduce Risk

If you wish there was a way to lower your risk in the current market without making any drastic portfolio changes, try this simple approach.
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Now Available: Personal Portfolio Tracker & Fund Performance Rankings With Data Through 1-31-21

We've updated SMI's Personal Portfolio Tracker and monthly Fund Performance Rankings with performance data through Jan. 31, 2021. • The Personal Portfolio Tracker: SMI's fund-performance database tracks the monthly
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Money Roundup: Truth is Stranger Than Fiction, Unfortunate Investing Traits, and More

Some of the best investing and personal finance articles from around the web. Who’s winning the GameStop game? (Bloomberg). If nothing else, the WallStreetBets spectacle has made for great entertainment. A “financial
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