Jeff Benjamin

Investment Insights: The Blogblog

Jeff Benjamin breaks down the game for advisers and clients.

Living with market volatility

Plus: The upside of suddenly cheaper stocks, JPMorgan's big miss, mutual fund investors always get creamed, placing speed bumps in front of high-frequency traders and not having Kathleen Sebelius to kick around anymore

Apr 11, 2014 @ 7:48 am (Updated 2:51 pm) EST

  • It is time to get real about this stock market by accepting the fact that it is near the end, but not yet at the end, of a bull run. In other words, volatility is part of life for a while. Managing expectations

  • The upside of this market pullback is showing up in the form of a few new values. Buying on the dips

  • At JPMorgan, the nation's largest bank by assets, first-quarter profits fell by 19%. Shares down 2% and falling

  • Regardless of the time periods, mutual fund investors just can't seem to beat the market. Making the same mistakes over and over

  • The latest effort to address the growing impact of high-frequency trading practices comes from a N.Y. securities regulator who is proposing electronic speed bumps. Sounds super logical, even if it isn't possible. Leveling the field

  • Sebelius finally hits the bricks in the latest reform of health care reform. Shifting the Obamacare debate