Let's talk investing. Which is a better option today for someone with a finance background? Picking individual stocks? A mututal fund? OIr going with an index fund with the market in the shitter? What do you all think/what are you doing? What are your returns so far? Opinions on the market in the future?
If you've got a finance background, go with stock picking.
Consumer accessible Mutual funds are garbage at the moment.
Index funds aren't a bad idea if you're confident we've hit the bottom but I'm not.
Oil is probably heading to the low twenties.
The Dow will probably hit 14,5k before 20k.
I'm an active trader and I liquified everything just before the rate hike because I figured something like this might happen.
You'd ideally have a mixed portfolio of stuff. and seriously mutual funds in 2016.
60% of the capital should be actively allocated. for risk management.
of that 60%
something like a 20% x 5 portfolio would be
and an optional vix / discretionary slot
You'd be long right now till it gets toppy and reverse the position.
sell puts after every drop.