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The Retirement Investor Squeeze Part 3: The Need to Grow Capital Through Stocks

Christopher Mizer | Equities.com |

With yields at all-time lows on safer, income-generating investments and volatility in the stock market giving investors of all ages a reason to be cautious about investing in equities,


The Retirement Investor Squeeze: Stocks vs. Fixed Income

Christopher Mizer | Equities.com |

In Part one of the “Retirement Investment Squeeze”, we described the investment challenge facing investors who are near or in retirement, or, are sticking with money market funds because they


The Retirement Investor Squeeze

Christopher Mizer | Equities.com |

Investors saving for retirement are typically advised to balance risk and return based on their risk tolerance (conservative, moderate or aggressive) or the amount of time until they reach


Somewhere Over the Rainbow

John Mauldin | Equities.com |

We are 13 years into a secular bear market in the United States. The Nasdaq is still down 40% from its high, and the Dow and S&P 500 are essentially flat. European and Japanese equities have


Pending Home Sales Up Again in November

Andrew Klips | Equities.com |

Keeping in step with signs of the U.S. housing market is rising from the bottom, the National Association of Realtors said Friday that pending home sales rose again in November. Pending home


Home Builder Confidence Highest Since 2006

Andrew Klips | Equities.com |

The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Homebuilders’ Confidence Index edged upward by two points in December from a downwardly revised 45 level in November to a seasonally


Exclusive Excerpt: Ken Fisher's New Book, 'Plan Your Prosperity'

Equities Editors Desk | Equities.com |

Renowned investor and financial expert Ken Fisher is at it again. The author of best sellers such as The Only Three Questions That Count, The Ten Roads to Riches, How to Smell a Rat,


Making Price Ratio Valuations Work for You

Joel Anderson | Equities.com |

Warren Buffett's primary investment strategy over the years has been one of value investing; namely, looking for stocks where the current price is low considering the intrinsic value of the


Harry S. Dent, Jr.: Winter is Coming

Harry Dent | Equities.com |

Economic researcher and renowned market prognosticator Harry S. Dent, Jr. is no stranger to bold predictions. He is the best-selling author of such books as The Roaring 2000s, The Great Depression


The Housing Market: Have Prices Finally Bottomed Out?

Joel Anderson | Equities.com |

There is an old Chinese curse that says "May you live in interesting times." For those people owning homes over the last five years, that proverb should make more than enough sense. The tragic and



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