Monthly Archives: August 2008

Sunday Musings: The Trillion Dollar Meltdown

I just finished reading Charles Morris’s “Trillion Dollar Meltdown,” which describes the recent years of easy money, high rollers and the great credit crash. According to Morris, an acclaimed financial writer, the sub-prime crisis is only a preview of the … Continue reading

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How To Invest $50 million Dollars

There are many different viewpoints on how to invest your money, whether it is during the accumulation phase of your investment life or after you “have arrived.” To my way of thinking, the approach for growing your assets is entirely … Continue reading

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No Load Fund/ETF Tracker updated through 8/28/2008

My latest No Load Fund/ETF Tracker has been posted at:http://www.successful-investment.com/newsletter-archive.phpAnother whip-saw week with the major indexes closing to the downside. Our Trend Tracking Index (TTI) for domestic funds/ETFs remains below its trend line (red) by -0.86% thereby confirming the current … Continue reading

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Borrowing Money

In an appropriate sign of the times we’re in, the FDIC may have to “Borrow Money from the Treasury” according to the Wall Street Journal: Federal Deposit Insurance Corp (FDIC) might have to borrow money from the Treasury Department to … Continue reading

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Stopping The Bleeding

Monday’s sharp drop of the major averages gave the bullish crowd a lot to think about and confirmed our bearish stance. Follow trough selling was contained yesterday as the chart (thanks to MarketWatch) shows, with most of the activity being … Continue reading

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One Reader’s Investment Strategy

Reader Fred shared with me his approach to investing, which has worked well for him over the past 10 years. Here’s what he had to say: I subscribe to an advisory service called “The Chartist”. This service has had its … Continue reading

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