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An Investment Strategy That Reduces the Risk of Black Swans

An Investment Strategy That Reduces the Risk of Black Swans

Two advisers describe how investors can build an efficient portfolio that reduces the risk of damage from black swan events.

What Is Modern Portfolio Theory (MPT) and Why Is It Important?

What Is Modern Portfolio Theory (MPT) and Why Is It Important?

Modern Portfolio Theory, or MPT, is about maximizing the return investors could get in their investment portfolio considering the risk involved in the investments.

December's Climate Forecast: Stormy Winter Markets

December's Climate Forecast: Stormy Winter Markets

Rob Isbitts, chief investment officer of Sungarden Fund Management, says the investing climate is "stormy," and investors still need to moderate their return expectations from stocks.

Debt-to-Equity Ratio: Definition and How to Calculate

Debt-to-Equity Ratio: Definition and How to Calculate

Debt-to-equity ratio is a highly useful tool to measure a company's financial health

What Is RSI and How Do I Use It?

What Is RSI and How Do I Use It?

Knowing a security's relative strength indicator can be helpful in buying or selling a stock at the optimal time.

Stock Market Crash: Definition, Causes and What To Know in 2018

Stock Market Crash: Definition, Causes and What To Know in 2018

Stock market crashes happen more than you think. The key to surviving them is being prepared.

Video: How Alternative Investment Strategies Can Hedge Against Volatility

Video: How Alternative Investment Strategies Can Hedge Against Volatility

Alternative investment strategies can help stabilize your portfolio during times of market volatility.

Global Fund Managers' Survey Shows Cash Increasing, Tech Sector Weights Slipping

Global Fund Managers' Survey Shows Cash Increasing, Tech Sector Weights Slipping

Tech sector allocations slipped to the lowest in 3.5 years this month, according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch's benchmark fund manager's survey.

Sallie Krawcheck: Inertia Causes Women to Miss Years of Compounding

Sallie Krawcheck: Inertia Causes Women to Miss Years of Compounding

Sallie Krawcheck wants to close the gender investing -- and retirement -- gaps. And she's hoping her new venture, Ellevest, will do just that.

New York's AG Pivots as the Pursuit of ExxonMobil Hits Speed Bump

New York's AG Pivots as the Pursuit of ExxonMobil Hits Speed Bump

Eric Schneiderman's fishing expedition won't land the proverbial white whale. Instead, his taxpayer-funded exploratory search continues to excavate facts that the energy giant already made publicly available.