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EFA’s Wild Ride Yesterday

Yesterday was a great illustration of a few principles SMI frequently preaches: Watching your investments too closely can cause heartburn Distributions can cause deceptive price action in specific funds/ETFs Relying
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A Great Idea From an SMI Member

A couple of weeks ago, an SMI Member named Ed — who happens to be a pastor in Maryland — sent us this suggestion: Along with the radio segments that are sometimes featured on your site, it would be helpful to have a
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Money Roundup: Social INSecurity, Whether it Makes Sense to Still Own Bonds, and more

Our latest picks for the best investing and personal finance articles from around the web.
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A “Clear and Present Danger” to Your Portfolio

Today is Fed Day, although perhaps we should be calling it "Central Bank Week," given that the European Central Bank meets tomorrow (with the expectation of more details regarding the timeline for the unwinding of its
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Money Roundup: Investing in Just 1 Fund, The Psychology of Money, and More

Here's our latest collection of interesting articles on investing, personal finance, and stewardship.
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Now Available: Personal Portfolio Tracker and Fund Performance Rankings With Data Through 5-31-18

SMI's Personal Portfolio Tracker and monthly Fund Performance Rankings (FPR) report have been updated to reflect mutual-fund performance data current through May 31, 2018. (The Tracker and FPR typically are updated between
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That Didn’t Take Long!

At the end of SMI's June article, What the Flattening Yield Curve Says About the Economy and Markets, I wrote the following:
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“Powershares” Rebranded to Invesco

SMI investors are going to start seeing the Invesco brand name quite a bit, following the re-branding of the "Powershares" line of ETFs this week. Invesco actually bought Powershares Capital Management way back in 2006,
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Money Roundup: The Benefit of Financial Blinders, How to Tell a Correction From the Start of a Bear Market, and more

Our latest picks for the best investing and personal finance articles from around the web.
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DAA – New Recommendation for June 2018

There is one change to the DAA lineup for June. Read on for the full details. DAA is a core portfolio strategy that is designed to help SMI readers share in some of a bull market’s gains, while minimizing (or even
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