Articles under “investing”

What long-term returns should I expect from US stocks?

It is virtually impossible to predict short-term movements in the stock market. Prices change from day to day in a more or less random fashion.

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The Personal Economics That Drive Services Like eBay & Airbnb

As a Product Manager at eBay in 2004, I had the opportunity to fly to New Orleans for my first eBay Live in June of that year. Over 10,000 eBay fans, mostly part-time sellers, gathered together to discuss, debate and learn about new features that the eBay platform offered them.

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Which Is More Important: Minimizing Taxes or Minimizing Fees?

Our goal at Wealthfront is to maximize your net-of-fees, after-tax returns. If you’re a regular reader of this blog, you’ll know that we say that phrase over and over again.

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Smart Beta

Fads and fashions have always been part of the financial markets. Around the turn of the century Internet-related stocks were regarded as reliable instruments for growing and preserving wealth.

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