Book Review: The Big Retirement Risk

The financial planning industry has no shortage of voices offering advice.  Unfortunately, they all tend to say the same thing, and it’s not what most investors need or want.  In fact, it’s often the exact opposite.

Above all, most investors […] Continue Reading…

Japan’s Endgame Nears

I read a fact this week that I never expected to read in my lifetime: “The Japanese government is expected to announce Wednesday that the country recorded its first annual trade deficit since 1980″ (see ” End of […] Continue Reading…

Sizemore on International ETF Investing

Writing for The Wall Street Journal’s SmartMoney, Alex Tarquinio discusses the pitfalls of international ETF investing: 
The ETF industry now offers 73 single-country funds, almost double the number from two years ago, with $47 billion under management. But having a […] Continue Reading…

Interview with Charles Sizemore and InvestorPlace’s Jeff Reeves

Charles Sizemore, publisher of The Sizemore Investment Letter (http://www.sizemoreletter.com) and Jeff Reeves, editor of InvestorPlace.com (http://www.investorplace.com) talk about the InvestorPlace.com stock picking contests for 2011 and 2012.

Find out how Charles Sizemore won the contest for Best Stock in 2011 […] Continue Reading…

Sizemore on Buying Inflation-Protected Bonds in 2012

Charles Sizemore gave his thoughts on inflation-adjusted savings bonds to Reuters’ Lou Carlozo:
As the times and technology advance, once-essential parts of our lives turn into pop cultural relics, from transistor radios to cell phones the girth of six-inch subs.

Now […] Continue Reading…