How useful is CNN’s Fear & Greed Index for concise, evidence-based, safe and effective investing?

First, please note that we are now offering our yearly subscription for $12. Please refer investor friends and relatives to our program.

Next, look into CNN’s Fear & Greed Index if you have the time and interest. It tracks seven indicators of investor sentiment. (See below.)

This widely followed index (an internet search will produce 11.5 million hits) stands at close to zero value when it comes to concise, evidence-based, safe and effective investing.

A search for the Monday Morning program will produce a fraction of those hits. Historically, those who have followed the Monday Morning program have outperformed over 90% of portfolios, including professionally managed ones and are likely to continue doing so. The program recommends against individual stock picking; one half of the investors involved in any single securities transaction is right and the other half is wrong. Such results are not good enough for us.

Warren Buffett, no longer the stock picker that he used to be, has a saying about investing in general: “Be fearful when others are greedy and greedy when others are fearful.”

This is really another way of saying:

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Dr. Milan Somborac

The Monday Morning Millionaire Program supports do-it-yourself (DIY) investors which I have been for over 50 years. About my team and me