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Lessons from market crashes
Personal Finance
Lessons from market crashes
Mark LaMonica, CFA looks back at the .com crash of 2000 and the Nifty-Fifty crash of 1973 to see if there are any parallels to today, and what...
Mark LaMonica, CFA | 09 October 2023
How Likely Are Market Crashes?
Markets
How Likely Are Market Crashes?
What investors can do to identify warning signs and address the associated risks.
Morningstar | 08 October 2023
Why high growth may lead to poor outcomes
Personal Finance
Why high growth may lead to poor outcomes
Historical patterns repeat themselves. And lessons from history show us the genesis of financial disasters lay in visions of limitless growth.  
Mark LaMonica, CFA | 05 October 2023
Investing compass: Have we reached market bottom?
Personal Finance
Investing compass: Have we reached market bottom?
We look at measures that indicated historical market bottoms and how the market compares now.
Shani Jayamanne | 31 October 2022
Have we hit a market bottom? Editor's note
Markets
Have we hit a market bottom? Editor's note
There is endless speculation about signs of a market bottom. Should investors care?
Mark LaMonica, CFA | 21 October 2022
Why are fears of a new financial crisis growing?
Markets
Why are fears of a new financial crisis growing?
'Tremors' in the markets have some concerned, but investors are cautioned against overreacting.
Sandy Ward | 17 October 2022
Don't bank on the investment returns of yesteryear
Personal Finance
Don't bank on the investment returns of yesteryear
Recency bias leads many investors to expect the recent past to continue into the future
Annika Bradley | 30 September 2022
Are we there yet? Editor's note
Stocks
Are we there yet? Editor's note
How do we know it is time to buy when markets keep dropping.
Mark LaMonica, CFA | 30 September 2022
How do you tell a bear-market rally in stocks from a new bull run?
Markets
How do you tell a bear-market rally in stocks from a new bull run?
Bear traps can be short, swift, and end as quickly as they started.
Sandy Ward | 01 August 2022
Investors are looking for signs of capitulation—what is it exactly?
Markets
Investors are looking for signs of capitulation—what is it exactly?
Simply put - it's trying to time the exact bottom of the market. Almost impossible in practice
Ruth Saldanha | 27 July 2022