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"In the investing blog, I seek to help you take sound investment decisions free from emotion by sharing my objective insights on markets, sectors, and companies."
Sam Subramanian PhD, MBA, Editor, AlphaProfit MoneyMatters

Will Investors Continue to Chase Risk?

Investors are chasing risk since the markets bottomed in March. While the U. S. large cap stocks as measured by the Russell 1000 index are up 10.9%, small cap stocks have rebounded 12.6%. Developed foreign markets have scored even better, galloping 18.0%. While the above returns are impressive, the real action has been in emerging markets. After being… Read More »

Market Bottom Appears Enduring

The March 6 market bottom appears enduring. The credit market is easing; corporations have raised nearly $225 billion in debt during the first two months of 2009. Money supply is soaring at a 15.3% annual rate and cash should soon find its way to the stock market. Technical indicators like MACD and RSI on major indexes are demonstrating… Read More »

AlphaProfit Core Model Portfolio: The Right Choice for Rollover and SEP-IRA

The AlphaProfit Core model portfolio is a diversified portfolio, pursuing long-term capital growth. It is an alternative to investing in diversified mutual funds. The Core portfolio completed its fifth anniversary on September 30, 2008. As part of monitoring portfolio performance, we compare the performance of the Core portfolio with those of the five largest domestic funds and the… Read More »

AlphaProfit Focus Model Portfolio: Powerful Returns from Prudent Risk Taking

The AlphaProfit Focus model portfolio completed its fifth anniversary on September 30, 2008. As part of monitoring portfolio performance, we compare the Focus model portfolio’s performance with those of the 10 largest non-diversified domestic funds in the large-cap, mid-cap, small-cap, and multi-cap categories. During the past five years, the AlphaProfit Focus model portfolio has outperformed all but one… Read More »

New ETF and Mutual Fund Recommendations


New ETF and Mutual Fund Recommendations

The Fidelity and ETF Core and Focus model portfolios have gained at annualized rates of 15.5% and 18.6%, respectively since 1994. The model portfolios will be repositioned with new mutual fund and ETF recommendations on Thursday, June 30. Learn more about AlphaProfit's Free and Premium Service investment newsletters.