Fed policy and your retirement portfolio

Originally published in MarketWatch.com http://www.marketwatch.com/story/fed-policy-and-your-retirement-portfolio-2014-08-07 At the most recent Federal Open Market Committee meeting, Chairwoman Janet Yellen reiterated that the economy is improving and deflation risks are disappearing. The Fed is planning on ending its QE, or quantitative easing, program in October and hasn’t signaled that it will begin raising rates before next summer in […]

Risk can take many different forms

Paul Singer, the manager of the $24.8 billion hedge fund Elliott Management, recently sent a letter to his clients warning them about potential EMP risk. Investing involves risk and risk can take on many different forms. Those risks can be managed in a variety of ways. The risk of one stock performing poorly, known as […]