Some of the more interesting/helpful recent investing and personal finance articles from around the web.
- Here’s what Wells Fargo discovered after digging into 6 decades of ‘strong-economy selloffs’ (Markets Insider). “…the market can correct when the economy is strong, without portending a recession.”
- Inverted curves not only signal recession. They might cause one (Bloomberg). A better understanding of a much-watched recession indicator.
- Last-minute financial planning to-do’s (Morningstar). Okay, time is short, but there is still a little time for some final 2018 financial housekeeping.
- Why people who earn a lot of money still can’t pay the bills (MarketWatch). “Earning high salaries have a way of boxing us into a lifestyle that systematically drains us of the large majority of our wealth…”
- Zero-fee funds are making some investors even more nervous about 2019 (Quartz). A closer look at the evolution of index funds and how they may impact the market in the future.
And from the blogosphere…
- Big up days in the stock market (A Wealth of Common Sense). “While no one ever knows for sure how long the volatility will stay with us, it’s important to remember that your actions aren’t nearly as important as your reactions during a bear market.”
- A history of bear market bottoms (The Irrelevant Investor). Just as no one rings a bell at the top, no one presses a buzzer at the bottom.
- Kind or hostile (Of dollars and data). How you view the world can have a big influence on how you invest.
- Managing expectations during steep market drawdowns (Capital Speculator). A few numbers to help “revive and renew the skill-set that invariably withers in bull markets.”
- If you dabble in the markets don’t waste your tuition money (Abnormal Returns). How serious are you about investing?
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