Monthly Archives: October 2008

No Load Fund/ETF Tracker updated through 10/30/2008

My latest No Load Fund/ETF Tracker has been posted at:http://www.successful-investment.com/newsletter-archive.phpThe bulls finally had something to cheer about for five trading days as a nice rebound ended a horrible month. Our Trend Tracking Index (TTI) for domestic funds/ETFs remains below its … Continue reading

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Will The Interest Rate Cut Help?

There are varying opinions as to the effect of yesterday’s ½% interest rate cut. The general view is that it is not a quick fix as MarketWatch noted: Economists believe that the rate cut will not quickly cure the ailing … Continue reading

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Roll Out The Red Carpet

When I stepped out of the airport at LAX yesterday after a 12-hour flight fromEurope, I checked the closing market numbers and felt that Wall Street had rolled out the red carpet in honor of my return. A 10% rebound … Continue reading

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On The Grill

Former Fed chairman Greenspan was grilled in Washington a few days ago and admitted that he “doesn’t fully understand why it happened” in regards to the credit crisis. Hmm, after 19 years at the helm of the Fed, you better … Continue reading

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Sunday Musings: To Get Out Of A Hole, Stop Digging

With the markets having severely destroyed buy-and-hold portfolios over the past four months, I have received many emails from those who stubbornly have held on to positions mainly due to ignorance or in many cases bad advice from you know … Continue reading

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Loser’s Convention

A few days ago, I was pondering President Bush’s announcement of setting up a summit meeting with some 20 heads of various countries to discuss the credit crisis and, I suppose, come up with ideas as to how to avoid … Continue reading

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