The Day Ahead: A Reality Check on the Rally

Technically speaking, owning a single share is supposed to mean being a part owner in a publicly traded company. When was the last time you thought like that? Better still, have you ever thought like that? Personally, I have grown rather jaded on the usefulness of old investment principles.

Imagine that an investor had no access to anything that could detract his or her analytical attention and received only hand-delivered updates on owned stocks and the macro picture. In that world, I'd venture to say that the market would not be where it presentably resides. What has occurred is a complete and utter detachment from sound investing, and in its place is an excessive focus on arbitrary numbers concocted by machines that were programmed by humans who wield natural biases....705 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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