5 Keys to Success in a Stock Picker’s Market
Picking stocks is intimidating, but far from impossible. The stock market has really been humming along lately for stock pickers and armchair investors alike. Consider that the Dow Jones Industrial average is up 22% since September 1, the S&P 500 is up 27% in the same period, and the tech-heavy Nasdaq is up 33%. Since January 1, all three indexes are up about 6% in about 6 weeks.
But the best news of all is that this is a broad-based that isn’t just for sophisticated traders and hedge funds. This is a real rally for real folks, for hardworking Americans with 401k plans and buy-and-hold retail investors who actively manage their own small portfolios. Picking stocks clearly isn’t as difficult as it seems.Read More