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Robin Carpenter

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There’s a new strategy with a new index coming along, called iBillionaire. It’s based on a new index that tracks the NYSE stock holdings of 10 billionaires.
As Cabot’s ETF analyst, I was happy to describe an unusual ETF that has a potent logic and a strong performance.
Delayed gratification is the very essence of investing. We refrain from spending $1,000 today to have many thousands later.
One of the most accepted themes in performance measurement is the belief that a long history is better than a short history.
Hardly a week goes by without a story or two about the growth of algorithmic strategies or other purportedly nefarious market schemes.
All investing involves uncertainty and probability. Usually we don’t estimate numerical probability, but it’s always there.
We all know the importance of discipline. Investing discipline means adherence to a plan.
New subscribers often ask me whether they should ease into a new investment strategy gradually, or jump in with both feet.
Cabot ETF Investing System uses market timing indicators to minimize losses in bear markets and maximize gains in bull markets.
Higher returns are good, but higher risk is bad. There are ways to find the optimized combination.
My advice is to take account of the volatility differences to tilt a little toward a risk level you’re comfortable with.
The CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) is based on S&P options, where option pricing reflects traders’ volatility expectations.
Cabot ETF Investing System follows a well-researched strategy that’s been successfully tested for over a decade.
If I simply say, ”I predict the market will be up next month,” I’m likely suggesting that prices will probably advance by at least 1% and no more than 20%.
When someone calls the market a “casino,” they usually mean it’s a disreputable institution that needs more regulation.
The key to diversifying without clutter is selecting investments that have low or negative correlations.