Your Questions About What Is Happening With The Stock Market Today

William asks…

What’s it called when…?

you make something happen simply by saying it will happen? It’s called something, maybe 2 words, I just can’t remember what it is!

That’s basically what‘s happening with the stock market. Nothing huge has happened today except for this “bailout” not passing, but just because Bush and his cronies said the market would tumble and the world would end if it didn’t pass, stocks fell over 7% in mere hours. Nobody knows if the bailout would even help!

Justin answers:

A self-fulfilling prophecy

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Investing Becomes An All-or-nothing Game

Investing Becomes An All-or-nothing Game

Savings accounts and other deposits offered solid and sometimes even attractive returns. But that is certainly not the case as the market explores new highs this time around. The low-yield environment has made investing more of an all-or-nothing game,
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Your Questions About Stocks And Bonds

Donald asks…

How do you have your 401K currently invested among stocks, bonds, and cash?

Please give your age as well as the percentage breakdown of stocks, bonds, and cash in your 401K. Myself, I am 31 years old and am 50% bonds and 50% cash and 0% stocks. I am trying to get a sampling of how others are investing their company retirement plans. Thanks.

financi4 answers:

I no longer have a 401k. It is all in IRA accounts now. 30% cash, 30% bonds, 40% equities. I am retired. At one time there was a higher % in equities, but that portion of the portfolio has suffered something of a relapse.

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Commercial property: Worth investing?

Commercial property: Worth investing?

There is no Interactive Transcript. Published on Aug 9, 2012 by ndtv. On the Property Show, experts debate on whether it is really worth investing in the commercial property. They also discuss about the challenging phase the real estate industry is
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What Marty Zweig can teach us now

What Marty Zweig can teach us now

He didn't give many interviews (and none I could find recently), but he was gracious and his passion for investing was evident. I recently re-read his first book, “Winning on Wall Street,” originally published in 1986. The many statistics are dated
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