Yesterday there was widespread commentary from leading financial media sites about the 10 year Treasury Note hitting the 3% yield mark. The yield was 2% on 5/22/2013. Here is a quick analysis of how the major bond mutual funds and ETFs have performed relative to the 1% rise — from 2% on 5/22/2013 to 3% on 9/5/2013 using one of our sharable portfolios.
It’s the time of the year when the carnival comes to town. Financial carnies are peddling their strategies, hoping to entice you into playing. Will you go home with the giant stuffed panda or the bogus prize? Here are three opportunities to play that caught our eye and LikeAssets makes it easy to follow and see how the games end.
Here is a detailed interview with Nobel Prize winner, Dr. Daniel Kahneman, author of Thinking, Fast and Slow. According to Kahneman, System 1 is comprised of your gut instincts, your knowledge, and skills that seemingly flow without effort. System 2 contains your deeper, analytical, and slower thinking and decision making processes. Knowledge of these systems (and how they drive your financial decision making) is critical for all investors.
Twit, Tag and Share. Words that might be heard on a children’s playground. These are new features in LikeAssets – brand new toys on the investor’s playground. It just so happens these toys are not only fun to use in LikeAssets, but also provide powerful capabilities for any investor managing their portfolio.
Underperforming the indexes leaves serious money on the table. It adds up quickly over time. How do you find out if you are underperforming and stop hemorrhaging potential gains? It takes two things: the courage to face the truth and LikeAssets.