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Everyday That You’re Not Investing Is A Missed Opportunity.

Listen up, Dynalect readers. If you’re not actively investing your money, you’re missing out big time. 

We say that a lot around here, but I don’t think its really sunk in for most of you.

Consider this: if you have money sitting around in cash or in your bank account, you are losing money every single day.

So invest it! Time in the market is always better than timing the market; give yourself as much time in the market as you possibly can!  Continue reading “Everyday That You’re Not Investing Is A Missed Opportunity.”

How Much Do Political Events Really Impact Markets?

The metastasizing series of scandals following the Trump administration is heating up to a simmer this evening, as Special Counsel Robert Mueller has announced he is opening an investigation into potential “obstruction of justice” by the Commander in Chief himself.

At times like these, we as investors have to ask ourselves how much weight political events have on markets. It’s tempting to freak out over every new revelation in the Russian collusion case, but first let’s take a step back and look at some history.

Continue reading “How Much Do Political Events Really Impact Markets?”

The Market is Going… Up!?

To start this week off, let’s just take a moment to admire the fact that someone paid $2.7 million to have lunch with Warren Buffett yesterday. Granted, the money will be sent to a charity as part of a larger $25 million donation raised by Buffett in this annual auction event, but still… $2.7 million for lunch? You heard it from me first, that’s where I’m headed.

On to the more important stuff:

Conor and I have been in an ongoing debate about whether or not the current moment is an appropriate time to invest in the stock market. After all, equities valuations are through the roof, the unemployment rate is maxed out at 4.4%, the Fed is trying to slow economic expansion by raising interest rates, and our domestic political landscape is compromised to say the least.  Continue reading “The Market is Going… Up!?”

Building a Portfolio (Week 1)

Hey everyone,

We’re excited to announce our June topic! This month we’re going to be stepping back from looking at specific industries and stocks, and instead go deep into the best ways to build a portfolio, including an overview of concepts like asset allocation and risk management. We at Dynalect have already laid out a general set of investing principles that we adhere to, but over the next month we’re going to make some more specific goals and strategies for ourselves in preparation for the turn of the quarter at the end of this month, when we’ll be restructuring our company portfolio and making it more transparent, and for the anticipated economic tides over the coming year.

We’re excited to have you along for the ride with us! In lieu of formal reports made up in PDFs this month, we’re going to be putting out a lot of other resources, including beefing up the static pages on our site and building surveys and information designed to give more personal recommendations to you about how to use your money best.

You can already check out some of our work on our new page about asset types. Look for more site updates over the coming week!