Image Credit: Christophe Vorlet By Jason Zweig | March 22, 2013 6:00 p.m. ET When you are loyal to a drugstore, airline or credit card, you get points, miles, cash back and other rewards. Should investors also get a bonus for being loyal to a stock? Next week in London, two dozen global investors will meet to discuss whether companies should offer...Read More
Haunted by the Bull That Got Away
By Jason Zweig | 5:51 pm ET Mar 14, 2014 It might have been. Those aren’t only the saddest words for lovers, as the poet John Greenleaf Whittier wrote, but also for investors. The pain of missing out on the tripling of the U.S. stock market since March 2009 has become almost unbearable for many investors who have been watching from the sidelines,...Read More
Emerging Markets: Should You Bond With Azerbaijan?
Image Credit: Christophe Vorlet By Jason Zweig | March 8, 2013 5:59 p.m. ET When you reach for yield, think about how far around the globe you should stretch. Lately, investors haven’t been able to get enough emerging-market bonds, issued by governments and companies in dozens of countries in Latin America, Europe, Asia and Africa. In the year...Read More
Norway: The New Yale?
Image Credit: Edvard Munch, “The Sun” (1911-12), The Munch Museum, Oslo, via Wikimedia Commons By Jason Zweig | March 8, 2013 12:01 p.m. ET Unless you’ve somehow kept your wealth a secret, your financial adviser has probably already urged you to “add alternatives” to your portfolio, or simply “invest like Yale.”...Read More
Have Investors Finally Cracked the Stock-Picking Code?
By Jason Zweig | March 1, 2013 5:56 p.m. ETImage Credit: Christophe Vorlet Believe it or not, there could be a new holy grail for investors. “Great ideas come along maybe once every 20 years or so,” David Booth, chairman of Dimensional Fund Advisors in Austin, Texas, which manages more than $262 billion, told me this week. Lately, he...Read More