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SMI on the Radio: A Nervous Market (audio & transcript)

Bearish sentiment rose sharply last month — and even though that sentiment has now softened somewhat, many investors remain uneasy. They're concerned about the economic and market impact of Fed policy, rising inflation,
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How to Panic-Proof Your Investing

Panicking during a market downturn can do more harm than good. Here are four suggestions that will help you keep a steady hand on the tiller when the market seas get choppy.
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SMI on the Radio: A Simple Approach to Winning the Investing Game (audio & transcript)

Olympic athletes work hard to win a medal. But in investing, one way to become a winner is to not even attempt to win. SMI's executive editor Mark Biller explained what that means on Monday's edition of MoneyWise Live
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The Loser’s Game That Can Make You a Winner

For many investors, the secret to winning may be in not trying to win. SMI’s Just-the-Basics approach can help you achieve success by playing “the loser’s game.” 
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Big Picture Update

As we head into June, it's an opportune time to take stock of the market's big picture themes. We'll be at the 2021 halfway point before we know it, so here's a quick update on the big market drivers so far this year, as
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SMI on the Radio: Is Higher Inflation Here to Stay? (audio and transcript)

Inflation is ramping up. Is that something to be concerned about? How might it affect your portfolio? SMI's executive editor Mark Biller discussed those matters last week with host Rob West on Moody Radio's MoneyWise
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Annual Seasonality Signal Triggered, But Think Twice Before Selling

Right on schedule, the stock market is dropping as we hit May. For those who may not be familiar with the old "Sell in May and go away" advice, this is a familiar annual seasonality pattern for the stock market. We'll
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Economic Update: Booming

Investors have had to navigate a series of huge plot twists over the past year. We're all familiar with them, so there's no need to go through them all yet again. Still, the speed and magnitude of the changes have been
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A Company, Its Stock, and Its Shareholders: a Primer

In most cases, investing in a company is like buying a used car. Your money isn’t going to the company — it’s going to another investor who owned shares and decided to sell.
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SMI on the Radio: Why Interest Rates Are on the Increase (audio and transcript)

In the bond market, interest rates have been heading up — and rapidly. How might that affect your fixed-income investments and overall portfolio? SMI's executive editor Mark Biller offered insights earlier this week
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