Diversification: When More is Less The idea that institutional investors are the biggest players in the market is nothing new, but a quote from the Wall Street Journal, recounted by Robert Folsom of Elliott Wave International really caught my eye. “Institutional investing is now largely the business of giants. America’s 100 largest money managers alone now hold 58% of all stocks.” This reminded me of a
Quantum Mechanics and Investing Physics was not an easy course for me, and although I got an A (one of very few) I must admit I don’t remember studying quantum mechanics in school. Perhaps it had not yet been discovered – way back then. Quantum mechanics has something to do with really, really small particles – smaller than atoms. Apparently there are some things that are
The National Association of Active Investment Managers, Inc. ( “NAAIM” ), at their annual conference, elected Will Hepburn to their Board of Directors. NAAIM is a professional organization of Registered Investment Advisors, mutual fund companies, and hedge fund managers who use active management of client’s assets in their practices. Formed in 1989, NAAIM includes more than 200 member firms nationwide, managing an estimated $14 billion. This
Home Sales: Not The Logical World of Supply and Demand Generally speaking, the law of supply and demand dictates that when the supply of a certain item goes up, the price will come down. But not so with houses, it seems. The National Association of Realtors reports many months of rising inventories of home listings, yet prices in most areas are not yet backing off.