Entries tagged "volatility"
I received more emails about the Facebook IPO than any other investmentin the past 10 years. It seemed like everyone wanted to get in on the action because “It’s Facebook.” Most people did not fully understand the risks associated with any IPO…even Facebook.
One of the main reasons most companies decide more
With the Facebook IPO looming we begin to get questions like “should we buy this” or statements like “I want some of that.” Well, first of all IPOs are not open to the public. They are usually for the underwriting bank to sell to its clients1. More importantly, however, this more
As we come to a close of another year and the dust has settled a bit, let’s take a look back and recap what transpired. This year can be summed up with one word: VOLATILE. I have written quite a bit about volatility this year because triple digit swings in more
Let me preface this by saying that I am basing this post on nothing more than what I can logically determine through my own observations so take it for what it’s worth. The swings in the market that we have seen lately are....well crazy. Not just the daily swings either. The more
I can’t recall a month where things were so up and down on a daily basis and no I am not talking about the weather J. I think it is safe to say spring is FINALLY here. The month of April is near complete and the major indices are up anywhere from 2.54% (S&P 500) more
Well, don’t look now, but the market is starting to show the dreaded “VOLATILITY” again. Up triple digit points one day, down triple digit points the next. It has been a common theme during March. While most companies are still reporting good earnings and giving solid guidance, the unrest in more