Tag Archives: Global Financial System

US Treasury Downgrade – What Does This Mean To You?

A bond trader looks on as Treasuries rally. This weekend the US Treasury was downgraded by Standard & Poors from its AAA credit rating to AA Plus.  This is an historic event for our country, and not in a good way.  It signals a very real black eye on the financial strength of our system. …
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Why Do Investors Sit Tight In 401K’s?

There are bears. There are bulls. And there are sitting bulls. These are the legions of 401(k) investors who don’t merely buy and hold; they buy, hold and sit stock-still. Even as the U.S. stock market fell 55% between October 2007 and March 2009, these people barely budged. Among the more than three million 401(k)…
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