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The Three Biggest Lies About Volatility

Volatility gets a bad rap. The media typically portrays it as the financial world’s evil villain personified, saying things like… “Volatility reared its ugly head on Monday.” Or… “Volatility is

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Smart or Wealthy? Why EQ is more important than IQ

Doctors and engineers are notoriously the worst at investing. They’re generally “too smart” for their own good. More to the point, they make the mistake of assuming high intelligence translates

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When Patience Turns to Profits

It’s hard to know what to think these days. Some say you should sell everything and hide in the cellar. The market may hit new high after new high, but

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Stop Reading the News!

Conventional wisdom says that information is good. The more the better. But I don’t agree. I used to work for a hedge fund manager. He was obsessed with reading news

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A Straightforward Approach to Investing

Pardon my language, but moving sucks. We recently relocated from Florida back to Texas. My native Texan wife is ecstatic. And I’ve got to admit, the weather has been awesome

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Volatility Is Back, Baby!

Volatility – a.k.a. the VIX – and the super-charged “volatility ETFs” we trade in my Project V research service have been hot topics in the media this month. Even before

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The Beauty of Covered Calls

My goal and my promise to Peak Income readers is to secure for them a high and stable income stream, no matter their situation: in retirement, close to retirement, or

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It’s a “Risk On” World Right Now

In today’s markets, traders clearly believe that risk IS reward… That’s one reason long-term interest rates are climbing: Investors are absolutely more attracted to equities’ potential upside than to the

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Profiting from the Unexpected

Every weekday morning I roll out of bed just before 5 a.m. I sleepwalk to the kitchen, where my coffee-maker on a timer has just finished brewing, and reach for

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Plan, Prepare, Profit: The Upside of Market Surprises

The unofficial start to summer here in the U.S. is marked by Memorial Day. But June 1 kicks off the official Atlantic hurricane season. I live in Florida, and hurricanes