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Kittens, Lions and Black Swans

There is no getting by our emotions at any time, especially when it comes to investing. The same brain chemicals and responses to kittens (friendly), or lions (fear) right in front of us, also happen when we look at our investments; good markets (friendly) and bad markets (fear). Add to fears of misbehaving markets, are recessions, inflation (or […]

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Rebalancing? How does it work?

Rebalancing is a portfolio management tool designed to get your portfolio back to your original target. Why? Because with time your allocation drifts and you take on a different risk profile with a different portfolio allocation. Let’s assume you are not investing in individual stocks (which may go to zero for a complete loss). Instead you […]

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