2010 Market is a Rollercoaster Ride

We have closed the door on another year and the market turned in a respectable 12.8% gain for 2010 as measured by the S&P 500 index. It was a rollercoaster ride with three rallies and three downturns. The volatility gave investors whiplash and made it very difficult to navigate. By August, even veteran investors acknowledged that 2010 was one of the most … [Read more...]

Market Risk Rule #1 – Avoid Large Losses

Average investors are willing to take far too much risk on the downside in hopes that their stock will go back up.  The 2010 market is certainly testing the mettle of even the most experienced investors.  The focus in a down market should be … [Read more...]