David Allison

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  1. Active Trading Fundamentals

    Is Your Psyche Ready For A Bull Market?

    Not all investors are mentally prepared for when a much-awaited bull market finally comes charging in.
  2. Personal Finance

    Take the "Dope" Out of Your Finances

    The activity of the brain chemical dopamine can help make sense of our irrational financial decisions. Here's how to outsmart it.
  3. Active Trading

    4 Steps To Creating A Better Investment Strategy

    Make your trading safer and more streamlined by following these simple guidelines.
  4. Trading Strategies

    3 Ways Price Momentum Can Burn Your Portfolio

    Momentum traders are always trying to ride the herd. In these three situations, however, they may end up getting trampled.
  5. Active Trading Fundamentals

    Matching Investing Risk Tolerance To Personality

    Understanding risk tolerance is crucial to the advisor/client relationship and any good investment policy statement.
  6. Active Trading

    Does Higher Risk Really Lead To Higher Returns?

    Learn about what is being dubbed the low-volatility anomaly, why it exists and what we can learn from it.
  7. Mutual Funds & ETFs

    Learn The Lingo Of Private Equity Investing

    Because of the non-public nature of private equity, it can be difficult to the learn the lingo. We break it down here.
  8. Professionals

    CIPM: The Key To A Niche Career In Finance

    The prestigious CIPM designation can give you an edge in the finance world. Here's what you need in order to get it.
  9. Investing Basics

    Does Active Value Investing Pay Off?

    Learn about a recently published paper that explores why active value investors underperform.
  10. Professionals

    Is Your Investment Manager Skilled Or Lucky?

    Being familiar with composite presentations will help you better assess the quality of an investment manager's performance.
  11. Investing Basics

    Human Capital: The Most Overlooked Asset Class

    The skills and knowledge that allow you to make money are your best asset. Remember to invest in yourself!
  12. Brokers

    Top 4 Signs Of Over-Diversification

    Learn how to spot over-diversification in your portfolio and find out why some financial advisors are motivated to do it.
  13. Active Trading Fundamentals

    Do Financial Decisions Get Better With Age?

    Like a fine wine, you no doubt get better as you get older, but your money choices might not.
  14. Mutual Funds & ETFs

    Floating-Rate Mutual Funds: Rewards And Risks

    In an economy with low interest rates, investors need to get creative in order to reap high returns.
  15. Mutual Funds & ETFs

    Benchmark To Show Winning Returns

    You can't win if you don't keep score. Read on to learn how to measure your returns.