AAII Survey: 30 Years Later, Most Individual Investors Believe Another “Black Monday” is Possible

The following is an excerpt of my weekly commentary for AAII’s Stock Superstars Report from October 20, 2017. As you may have heard, yesterday (Thursday) marked the 30th anniversary of “Black Monday,” the biggest one-day stock market decline in Wall Street history. These days for many, myself included, Black Monday takes a backseat to the bear…

 

The Impact of the Financial Crisis, 10 Years Later

It has now been 10 years since the start of the financial crisis of Great Recession. Many individuals are still feeling the effects of the economic and financial downturn. For others, the loss of money, homes and jobs led to fundamental changes in their financial situation. AAII Weekly Survey Question To get an idea of…