Using Gamma in Your Portfolio and Financial Plan

By Jason Eagle   |   September 17, 2018

A gamma ray burst turned Bruce Banner into the Hulk and transformed a group of astronauts on an expedition into the Fantastic Four. And though we aren’t talking about gamma rays, we believe a different type of gamma can be harnessed in your portfolio and your financial plan. With respect to portfolio performance, we talk about: alpha (α), a measurement of excess return; beta (β), a measurement of relative risk; and delta (∆), a measurement of change.  But there is little…  Read More

Mind-Bending Markets Play “Red Light/Green Light”

By David Geller   |   February 7, 2018

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Many news media sensationalized the market pullback by focusing on the DJIA's "biggest single-day point decline" (-1,175). Yet the percentage decline (-4.6%) was only its 100th worst single trading day. Then on Feb 6, the market changed direction 29 times before the Dow ultimately closed up 567 points (2.3%).  Read More