Weekly Recap

Weekly Review

Cryptocurrencies Could Be Right for Your Retirement

Many individual investors face conflicting advice about their retirement accounts. They are told, in at least some ways, to be both conservative and aggressive in their approach to investing in these accounts. Conservative and aggressive investing seem to be polar opposites.

These two conflicting philosophies may leave investors feeling as if selecting the right investment opportunity for their retirement account is similar to squaring a circle, a phrase used to describe a task that is almost impossible. We explain how to square the circle and you can read more, right here.

Earnings Season Says Stocks Are Undervalued

Analysts have been watching earnings season for clues about the direction of the stock market. Earnings season comes four times a year and it is the busiest weeks of the years for analysts who need to incorporate new information into their models.

In this article, we sort through the details of earnings season and discuss stocks that are undervalued. You can find out more by clicking right here.

Gaining Insights from a Private Company

More and more research is being done on behavioral finance in an effort to understand how investors think. Research has already revealed that losses hurt. In comparing emotional responses of losses and gains, losses generate stronger emotions.

This explains why investors often hang on to losers and sell winners too soon. This aspect of behavioral finance is well known. In a recent article, we share a less well known example and you can read about it by following this link.

A Possible Alternative to Funding College

We know that college is expensive, and we know that many families will make the necessary sacrifices to send children to college. This implies there will be a steady stream of new students into schools, especially the large schools with reputations for excellence.

One company is offering an investment opportunity based on that implication, check it out here.