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Potential Risks with Index Funds

James Stack, an investment newsletter editor and money manager, in comparing to active funds, he believes that index funds tend to outperform in a bull market because they are fully invested and the expenses are lower.  However, when the market reverses course, especially in a protracted decline, the loss of the index funds could be exacerbate.  Why?

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9-to-1 Up Day

“9-to-1 Up Day” – is a technical analysts describe a market session in which the volume of NYSE-listed shares that rise in price is more than 90% of the total volume of all shares that either rose or fell that day.

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Study Found: Copycat won’t work in the long run

There are fund managers that replicate the investment strategies of better performing rivals with strong past performance and highly ranked by rating agencies, have proven to have little chance of repeating their success.

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Leading Indicator - Dow Jones Transportation Average why?

Dow Jones Transportation Average is known to be a reliable leading indicator for the broader market based on the theory that transportation companies should be among the first to reflect any slowdown in economic activity that begins to appear on the horizon.

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吉姆·奥尼尔对新兴经济的看法

吉姆·奥尼尔 (Jim O’Neil), 高盛集团前首席经济学家、“金砖国家”(BRIC) 概念提出者对新兴市场国家近期被“货币表现不佳、股市低迷、资金遭遇外流潮”等负面消息笼罩表示:“我不知道为什么人们对新兴经济体有那么多负面议论。我想,他们可能被局部现象迷惑了。”  奥尼尔仍看好“金砖国家”经济前景,并坚信中国在2027年经济总量将超过美国。对于一些评论家将新兴市场的现状与1997年-1998年的金融危机相提并论,他认为这种类比非常离谱。

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