Helping clients set aside their emotions and focus on facts and figures when making decisions can be challenging – but so valuable. Here is a list of numbers and stats that may help bring perspective to your investment discussions with clients – and help them embrace the virtues of their inner math nerd.
The financial industry is full of sayings and strategies that seasoned investors like to fall back on. One that has been around a long time and continues to have legs is the old adage “Sell in May, and go away.” Is there any truth to it?
With summer Olympics fever running high, it occurred to us at Russell that some parallels can be drawn between successful athletes and successful investors.
One of the stunning features of the recent U.S. budget and debt debate (can we really call it that?) was the way the word “trillion” got thrown around like it was something just a bit bigger than a burger and a Coke. When I was in grade school I can remember debating the question, “What’s
March 14th (3.14) is National Pi (π) Day. I like both pi and pie, and I think there’s a corollary to investing for both. Pi first As you may remember from junior high math class, pi is the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter. It is an irrational number which means