Josh Brown, CEO of Ritholtz Wealth Management and CNBC contributor, explains how to buy bitcoin using Coinbase.
Lots of experts—economists, Wall Street strategists, media pundits—underestimate the can-do ability of the American people and the resilience of the economy; and unfortunately this thinking often rubs off on individual investors.
The old R&B group The Whispers sang, “And the beat goes on / still moving strong on and on. Just like fishing in the ocean / there is always something new. … I’ve been through stormy weather… this time I’ll keep my feet on solid ground. And the beat goes on / still moving strong on and on.”
Buffett tells CNBC he doesn't make knee-jerk reactions after events such as the French presidential election.
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The US stock market has been moving forward now since 2009, notwithstanding sharp downturns and scary news headlines.
Market prognosticators were all too happy to tell us what their models foretold would happen to the markets after Election Day. They were wrong! Analysts can count the number of seeds in an apple but they cannot count the number of apples in a seed. American entrepreneurial spirit bounced back unbridled and resilient, once it recovered from its election hangover.
The cloud of election-related uncertainty cannot pass fast enough. By the time you get this letter, we will be close to 30 days from the election. Most of the white noise, name calling, intentional divisiveness, and scaremongering will have come to a merciful end. We will know the general direction the country will travel for the next four years.
Push. Fall. Rise. Repeat ─ I first heard these words a few weeks ago from an NHL commercial as the League prepared its audience for the upcoming playoff season. Right away I saw the message as a perfect metaphor for what investments and the economy are all about. The “fall” part of the cycle, especially when sudden and dramatic, is what many people have a hard time with.