As a Star Wars fan, I am obligated to say May the Fourth be with you! Okay, now that we have THAT out of the way, we have some really great content for you to check out. There is a Fed announcement this afternoon, so there probably won’t be anything going on in the markets – you’ll have plenty of time to read it all!
Here’s what I’ve been reading this morning:
- If you look at the longest term trend charts for the market, it goes up and to the right. But why? In his latest post, Ben writes about why the market grows over the long term. Is it rigged? Is it the Fed? Is it some kind of magic we don’t know about? Ben breaks it down for you.
- Towards the end of the post, Nick asks a great question: “why do people do these crazy things even when they know better?” He shares his own personal story of buying altcoins and having the investment go in a different direction than he’d hoped.
- Tony hits readers with some harsh truths early in his latest post. He then dives into a discussion about how following the basics of investing doesn’t always give you the results you hope for all of the time.
- The easiest way to describe diversification with investments is illustrated through stocks and bonds. When stocks fall, bonds usually hold up. However, sometimes, they both do poorly at the same time. So then what do you do? This article breaks it down.