Posts Tagged ‘Volatility’

Dissecting the Dashboard: Part 2- Risk/Volatility

Monday, June 21st, 2010 by Charles Mayfield, CFP®

  Evaluating a portfolio’s holdings is tricky business.  In our previous discussion, we focused our attention on performance versus benchmarks and peers.  Knowing that a manager performed better than their benchmark and/or ... more »

Focus on the Fundamentals

Tuesday, October 21st, 2008 by Cass Chappell, CFP®

Last week the Dow Jones Industrial Average had its best week since March 2003, up 4.8%.  What is particularly noteworthy about the week was that it included the best day since ... more »

Time IN the market, not TIMING the market

Monday, October 6th, 2008 by Cass Chappell, CFP®

                                                                          Yes                                         No        With the recent volatility in the markets, investment companies have re-doubled their efforts in providing advisors like us with materials meant to "calm the nerves" of our ... more »