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Stock Diversification and Coin Flips

I wrote about this five years ago, in my pre-blog days, time to revisit and share with new readers. Today, we're going to look at a complex topic, how diversification helps reduce your risk when investing in stocks. I'm going to use an analogy, coin flipping, to simulate stock returns in a way that should [...]

Can the Market Make You Rich?

This was the question posed on a Morningstar article a couple weeks back. It begins by offering the fact that the bull market of the eighties set the stage for high expectations, specifically that the market would make you rich even with a small sum invested. It closes with this punchline; "Here’s the reality: Your [...]