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Bad Markets Make Good Friends

Well… the seesaw continues in the markets – with the Dow down 100 points one day, up 100 points the next… a fall, inevitably followed by an equal rise…  and funnily, it’s often the same news that causes swings in both directions. For example, the European sovereign...

Dow 17,000… So Says Jeremy Siegel

It’s mid October and the Dow Jones Index is at about 13,300, down 5% over the past five years despite annualized gains of almost 25% over the last three years – another lost half-decade for investors. Although financial advisors will likely only focus on the...

Gold vs Real Estate

A lot of investment advisors are touting gold as a hedge against a weakening economy amid global uncertainty. On the flip side, ongoing weakness in the US economy has brought down real estate prices. So what’s a better investment now – gold or real estate? Gold...