At the closing bell on Monday, March 7, the S&P 500 dropped 9.18%, year-to-date. SPY, which tracks the S&P 500 precisely, is an increasingly greater bargain. If you have not re-balanced your core portfolios to your personal asset allocation (mine is 50% SPY and 50% TDB166, a money market fund), consider it at this time. Call me (no charge) if you want to go over this. (705-441-4566)
Also, if you have not seen it, take a look at our one minute mutual funds video. I promise you some surprises.
Now, today’s message.
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Before Charles Schwab started his discount brokerage in 1972, stock market transaction costs were directly connected to the size of the trade. Transaction costs often were in the hundreds of dollars. Investors paid close attention to these costs. Today, US brokerages don’t charge for stock market transactions.YOU NEED TO LOGIN TO VIEW THE REST OF THE CONTENT OR LEAVE A COMMENT. Please Login. Not a Member? You can now sign up for $12 for a one-year membership. Join Us