Tag Archives: Portfolio

Freeport-McMoRan Inc. May Be Better Than Gold, But Not Under Modern Portfolio Theory

By ColoradoWealthManagementFund: I’ll be writing this article as a rebuttal of sorts. While I agree with part of the authors premise, I felt there was substantial information that needed to be included. The author’s premise was: “the best way to … Continue reading

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Rethink Your Fixed Income Portfolio Strategy

By Value Plus Incentives: Traditional Fixed Income Portfolios can no longer provide acceptable IRRs with low price volatility. Family offices and individual private investors need to be asking hard questions when reviewing their current fixed income strategy. Many investors are … Continue reading

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How To Withdraw Money Sensibly From Your Retirement Portfolio: Part 1

By Chuck Carnevale: Introduction Many retired investors must harvest principal in order to meet their income needs. As a result, the important question is often asked: How do I properly harvest shares of stock from a retirement portfolio when necessary? … Continue reading

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Utilities ETFs For Growing The Retirement Portfolio

By Joseph P. Porter: This is the second of what (I hope) will be a series of articles aimed at providing growth potential for the ETF retirement portfolio. While the portfolio was conceived as a means of securing a high … Continue reading

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How Critical Is This Hospital REIT To My Investment Portfolio?

By Brad Thomas: REIT indexes closed essentially flat yesterday while the broader markets posted small gains as the Federal Open Market Committee (or FOMC) indicated that it would further reduce QE purchases by $ 10 billion. While REIT investors have … Continue reading

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There’s Very Little Chance Of Beating A Balanced Portfolio From Here

By Dale Roberts: It is common theory that bonds reduce returns as the stocks are the best performing asset class over time. That may be true, but stocks do not always beat bonds in every 10 or 15 year period, … Continue reading

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DGI For Dummies: Managing Your Dividend Growth Portfolio

By Nicholas Ward: Before the title of this piece insults someone, I should introduce myself. Although I don’t consider myself to the a dummy any longer, it wasn’t long ago that I fit properly into this definition. It wasn’t long … Continue reading

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Protect Your Portfolio And Profit When Equity Markets Are Declining With The New CDS ETF

By Thomas Kennedy: Proshares just introduced 2 new ETFs tied to credit default swaps (CDS), for the first time giving the average investor the ability to directly take a position in credit risk. These 2 ETFs give investors exposure to … Continue reading

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True Gold Mining Brings Good Karma To Your Portfolio

By Itinerant: We have written up a great deal of our research into gold and silver miners in the past couple of years here on Seeking Alpha as our readers will be well aware of. However, our best long investment … Continue reading

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Prospect Capital: More Restructuring Of Senior Portfolio Debt – Meet First Tower

By Lawrence Zack Galler: Prospect Capital (NASDAQ:PSEC) continues to restructure senior debt instruments into inferior debt of reduced coupon and non-interest bearing equity. In the most recent quarter, Prospect restructured one of its largest investments by reducing principal outstanding by … Continue reading

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