Connecting the Dots Human beings love stories. But this innate tendency can lead us to imagine connections between events where none really exist. For financial journalists, this is a virtual job requirement. For investors, it can be a disaster. Read More.
Many Happy Returns It’s that time of the year when the talking heads of television and the prognosticators of print issue their sage outlooks for the coming 12 months. While this crystal ball gazing is always entertaining, it becomes even more so a year later. Read More.
Riding Emerging Market Tigers Many investors fell for emerging markets in recent years when they delivered sizeable returns. More recently, the associated risk has reasserted itself and the infatuation has faded. What’s the right approach? Read More.
Despite weaker than expected economic data in the US and Europe's sovereign-debt crisis, equity markets around the world were little changed in the second quarter. Highland Investment Advisors' 2Q11 Investment Review can be viewed by clicking here.
Despite Japan, Middle East turmoil and commodity prices, markets had good performance in the first quarter of 2011. Highland Investment Advisors’ 1Q11 Investment Review can be viewed by clicking here.
Highland Investment Advisors' Fourth Quarter 2010 Investment Review can be viewed by clicking here. Additionally, the Full-Year 2010 Market & Economic Review can be found here.
Be it resolved. While people commonly make New Year's resolutions to eat less, exercise more, and make other lifestyle changes for improved health, some investors also might consider forming new financial habits to improve their long-term wealth. Brad Steiman proposes ten investment resolutions for 2011. Click here for the full article.