Tag Archives: fisher investments

Breakevenitis?

A recent article by Fisher Investments Editorial Staff on MarketMinder.comdelves deeper into why this is a perilous practice

Beware Breakevenitis

On the road to your investment goals, looking back at prior levels is no way to formulate a forward-looking strategy.  A recent article by Fisher Investments Editorial Staff delves deeper into why this is a perilous practice.

 

Blinded by Shiny Objects?

Gold and silver are up a wee bit off their November 2014 bear market lows, and here is what some people have to say about it:

There’s a competitive currency devaluation coming. … Gold is your natural hedge against that.”

Gold, traditionally seen as maintaining its value against floating currencies, has prospered with markets on edge as central banks have attempted to deal with deflation in the wake of falling oil prices.”

These gains come at a time when other commodity prices continue to fall. So far in 2015, gold and silver are not commodities; they are once again acting like currencies, hard currencies.”

There is more. This. And this. And this, this and this. All saying gold and silver will be money-making magic because of euroland quantitative easing, global currency swings, inflation (?) and recent past performance. Please do yourself a favor and don’t get sucked in—none of that makes gold or silver smashing investments.

Read the full story here.