Articles From Murray Coleman (104)

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    2020 Q4 Market Review

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    by Murray Coleman — Monday, January 18, 2021

    Patient investors who kept their tilts to small-cap and value stocks were rewarded in the year's final ...Read More

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    2020 Q3 Market Review

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    by Murray Coleman — Tuesday, November 3, 2020

    IFA's stock and bond indexes kept gaining ground in the year's third quarter. Here's a breakdown of what took ...Read More

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    Too Few Investors Taking 'Big Picture' View: Study

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    by Murray Coleman — Updated: Friday, October 16, 2020

    How big of a difference can an objective set of professional eyes add to an investor's overall financial success outside of managing a portfolio? A new study takes a look at just that question. Instead of considering hypotheticals, however, this report goes directly to the ...Read More

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    2020 Q2 Market Review [VIDEO]

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    by Murray Coleman — Wednesday, July 29, 2020

    Stocks staged a dramatic second quarter reversal, highlighting the need for investors to remain ...Read More

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    Putting 'Fiduciary' into Retirement Planning

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    by Murray Coleman — Updated: Tuesday, July 7, 2020

    The U.S. retirement plan marketplace keeps evolving. Just ask Shareen Balkey, who sees such changes in 401(k) plans and the like as boosting the need for true fiduciaries to help both plan participants and ...Read More

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    Bad Brokers

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    by Murray Coleman — Updated: Wednesday, June 17, 2020

    The list of misdeeds involves brokers from Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley, JPMorgan Chase and ...Read More

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    Diary of a 'Reformed' Journalist

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    by Murray Coleman — Updated: Thursday, May 21, 2020

    I was trained as a journalist to approach any type of speculative claim with a high degree of skepticism. But it took years of sifting through a wealth of academic research and market evidence for me to finally make a career change. In all honesty, it's just become too apparent ...Read More

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    Q1 2020 Market Review [VIDEO]

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    by Murray Coleman — Tuesday, May 5, 2020

     In the first quarter of 2020, investors were reminded of the importance of understanding how markets really ...Read More