What’s An Investor Supposed To Do Today? Trennert & Zweig – WealthTrack

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It’s not surprising that some investors are finding it very difficult in today’s market with the number of index funds surging, fewer publicly traded stocks available, and computer dominated trading. One of the most staggering statistics (below) reflecting current market conditions is that there are now more benchmark indexes than stocks, over 5,000, to meet the demand of passive index … Read More

Jason Zweig Says Stock Picking Is Dying Because There Are No More Stocks To Pick

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Here’s a great article by Jason Zweig who says the universe of stocks is shrinking making it more difficult for investors to find undervalued opportunities. Here’s an excerpt from that article: In less than two decades, more than half of all publicly traded companies have disappeared. There were 7,355 U.S. stocks in November 1997, according to the Center for Research in … Read More

How to Invest in the U.S. Without Even Trying – Jason Zweig

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One of the best blogs in our Top 50 Blogs 2017 is Jason Zweig. Zweig just wrote a great article called How to Invest in the U.S. Without Even Trying. Here’s an excerpt from that article: Imagine you wanted to own a mononational U.S. portfolio. S&P Dow Jones Indices estimates that among those companies in the S&P 500 reporting sufficient data, … Read More

Jason Zweig: You Should Approach All Claims Of Market-Beating Patterns With Extreme Skepticism

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One of our favorite finance writers at The Acquirer’s Multiple is Jason Zweig. Zweig is a personal finance columnist for The Wall Street Journal. He’s also the editor of the revised edition of Benjamin Graham’s The Intelligent Investor (HarperCollins, 2003), the classic text that Warren Buffett has described as “by far the best book about investing ever written.” He recently wrote a … Read More

Jason Zweig: Investors Expectations Are So Far-Fetched They Border On Fantasy

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One of our favorite columnists here at The Acquirer’s Multiple is Jason Zweig. Zweig recently wrote a great article on investor expectations saying, “[Investors] expectations are so far-fetched they border on fantasy”. He also says, “many investors believe in magic”, and “investors check the value of their financial assets much less frequently, on average, in down markets — a behavior … Read More