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Money Roundup: The Cause of Market Crashes, The History of Living in Dangerous Times, and more

This week’s picks for the best investing and personal finance articles from around the web. How to spot the next stock market crash (CNBC). What one author sees as similarities between the last five market
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Two Views Of Recent Earnings

As regular SMI readers have likely figured out by now, we've gradually shifted over the past couple years from enjoying this bull market run in stocks to increasingly dreading its inevitable end. There's a place in every
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Money Roundup: Stocks and Saber-Rattling, The Most Important Benchmark, and More

Here's our weekly collection of worth-reading articles from around the web: What to do with stocks if the U.S. and North Korea go to war (MarketWatch). The estimable Mark Hulbert notes that "doing nothing is almost always
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Now Available: Personal Portfolio Tracker and Fund Performance Rankings with Data through 7-31-17

SMI's Personal Portfolio Tracker and monthly Fund Performance Rankings report have been updated to reflect mutual-fund performance data current through 7/31/2017. The Tracker and FPR are typically updated monthly between
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When a fund manager departs

You're invested in a well-performing mutual fund. The highly regarded fund manager appears to be at the top of his game. Everything is going great. Then the manager announces he is retiring, or perhaps leaving for greener
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Money Roundup: Stock-records conjectures, prepare for the bear, and more

Our weekly collection of recent investing articles and personal-finance pieces: Why do U.S. stocks keep hitting records? (The Wall Street Journal). This WSJ story offers five theories, but does anyone really know? (NOTE:
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How Well Are You Preparing for Later Life?

What are the keys to successful retirement planning? Many factors matter, of course, and a lot of them can feel frustratingly out of your control. However, there’s one factor that is well within your control and it has
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DAA — August 2017 Update

There are no changes to the DAA lineup for August. 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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Sector Rotation - August 2017 Update

Sector Rotation is a high-risk/high-volatility strategy. While its peaks and valleys have been more extreme than SMI's other strategies, it has generated especially impressive long-term returns, as discussed in Sector
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Money Roundup: Worrying, Wasting Time, and More

Once you’re done reading the new August issue of the SMI newsletter, check out these recent articles from across the web: Investors, stop worrying about why ‘nobody’ is worrying (The Wall Street Journal). The WSJ’s Jason
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