Markets

How to diversify your portfolio to limit losses and guard against risk

Diversifying a portfolio means owning a mix of investments within and across asset classes to reduce exposure to risk and volatility. To build a diversified portfolio, you’ll need to consider your risk tolerance, time horizon, and investing goals. Mutual funds and ETFs are prime diversification tools, offering instant access to […]
How to diversify your portfolio to limit losses and guard against risk
Markets

72% of investors globally are considering adjusting their portfolios ahead of the US election, according to the world’s largest wealth manager

A new survey from UBS revealed that 72% of investors globally are considering adjusting their portfolios ahead of the US election. Investors are eyeing the healthcare sector, 5G stocks, and “green recovery” stocks over the next six months. The survey also polled investors about their presidential preference. In the US, […]
72% of investors globally are considering adjusting their portfolios ahead of the US election, according to the world’s largest wealth manager
Strategy

How to identify new revenue streams and successful ventures for your business

Entertainment, travel, and hospitality industries, among others, took a hit as businesses and cities shut down across the nation. Finance experts and business owners shared tips with Business Insider on diversifying sources of revenue to make it through a tough economic downturn. Start by evaluating how your customers are reacting […]
How to identify new revenue streams and successful ventures for your business
Markets

Goldman’s global stock chief says tech investors should expand beyond the usual mega-cap favourites and focus on these 3 specific areas

Peter Oppenheimer — the chief global equity strategist at Goldman Sachs — said in a Bloomberg interview that investors should diversify out of popular mega-cap tech names and consider three new areas within the sector: medical tech, educational tech, and environmental tech. He said that the new bull market we’re […]
Goldman’s global stock chief says tech investors should expand beyond the usual mega-cap favourites and focus on these 3 specific areas
Markets

Stock pickers are shunning the cardinal rule of investing as they fight the machines trying to replace them — and they’re still losing

Active fund managers are moving away from the time-honoured strategy of portfolio diversification as passive investing threatens their sector. Active US funds holding fewer than 35 stocks have nearly doubled in the last decade, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing Morningstar Direct data. The shift arrives as exchange-traded funds and […]
Stock pickers are shunning the cardinal rule of investing as they fight the machines trying to replace them — and they’re still losing
US

The biggest problem in a market where everything is expensive

Business Insider CEO Henry Blodget looks at President Donald Trump’s claims that he’s responsible for the record-setting stock market, and finds that the S&P 500 rose just as much over the first 11 months of Barack Obama’s second term. Blodget also provides a bearish argument, which suggests that high valuations […]
The biggest problem in a market where everything is expensive