Buying a Computer
Trends in the computing industry and issues to consider before purchasing a new computer or upgrading your current system.
Analyzing, selecting and trading exchange-traded funds
Using investor sentiment to indentify tops and bottoms in the market.
Market Breadth & Timing
Market breadth and momentum indicators to gauge the market's overall direction.
Mutual Fund Screening & Analysis
Screening for and analyzing mutual funds.
Online Discount Brokers
In-depth reviews of online discount brokers and their tools, features and flaws.
Constructing a portfolio of investments and the issues involved, including risk management.
In-depth reviews of some of the most popular investment-related software.
Stock Screening & Analysis
Using quantitative stock screening filters to identify possible investment and analyzing individual stocks.
Determining the "true worth" of a company.
Technical Analysis & Charting
Using technical indicators and charts to help time your buy and sell decisions.
Using computerized tools and resources to prepare and file your personal income taxes.
The market collapse of 2008–2009 has led some investors to question the merits of “buy-and-hold” investing. This is not surprising, seeing that this was the second time in this decade the market has fallen by more than 45%. It has also led to renewed interest in ways of sidestepping such market meltdowns—namely, market timing. For proponents of Burton Malkiel’s “random walk” theory, market timing is a fool’s errand. They argue that you cannot use past market activity to predict future movements.
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