Tag: Personal Investments in Stocks

Opinion: Big losses ahead for markets? Jeremy Grantham’s terrifying new forecasts

If you have a 401(k) and you’re of a nervous disposition, you probably don’t want to look at the chart above. Even by the standards...

Opinion: Public pensions lose on hedge funds — again

One of these days I’m going to write about a bunch of retirees and future retirees who have just made a ton of extra money...

Opinion: Fall of a ‘value’ icon could be good for ‘value’

Wouldn’t it be funny if investors bailed on Charles de Vaulx’s mutual fund at exactly the wrong moment? De Vaulx, a near-legendary figure among conservative,...

Opinion: If Social Security were a private retirement fund, we’d sue

One of the worst performing pension funds in the world last year was yours. And you probably didn’t even know it. All that money you’ve...

Opinion: These trading strategies can make the stock market’s trend your friend

An orchestrated short-squeeze on GameStop and AMC Entertainment Holdings lured traders into the stock market last month for a chance to strike it rich. Some...

I’m 12 and in 7th grade. My parents are divorced, and I earn $10 a month from my podcast. What do you advise?

I am 12 and in the seventh grade. I run a small podcast and make $10 a month. I am thinking about investing in stocks,...

Five investing rules from a money manager who crushes the stock market — and his take on the best companies to own now

One of the great things about writing for MarketWatch is that I regularly get to interview smart people about the stock market to learn key...

Value stocks “worst for 100 years”

If you have any old-fashioned “value” or “equity income” funds in your 401(k), IRA or other retirement accounts, right about now you may be asking...

Why are pension funds investing in hedge funds?

Why do they keep doing it? Why do pension fund trustees keep doing this, and falling for one of the oldest games in the business?...