Non Member Q&A

Questions from the public from a variety of sources

How is an investment fund is measured? If an investment fund declares they have performed 15% for the year, is the value realized (recorded on books, realized gains) or unrealized (unrealized gains)?

They calculate the value of assets, including all capital gains and losses. The dividends and interest from stocks and bonds and all expenses including management fees, marketing fees, etc., sales charges, are all added together. They cannot lie or fib as they are audited and highly regulated. The gains aren’t realized or unrealized at that …

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Is the Federal Reserve making a mistake by not supporting the stock market in 2022?

A mistake from whose perspective? Every indicator in the world was blinking red last year that inflation was coming but the FED chief kept saying its transitory and did nothing until he secured his seat as the fed chief for another term. Oh let’s not forget they had to let the fed governors sell their …

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Could the “poor” ever amass and manipulate the stock market, or would they be shut down in the attempt?

They could not. The reason is that the “market” is made up of all participants and information would flow more easily. The other side of the manipulation would use their “not poor” intelligence and find an optimum way to fleece the unknowing. Remember, wall street’s lesson: a man with a lot of wisdom meets a …

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The stock market keeps dropping every week, is it a good time to get out now or should I wait?

Is it a good time to get out now? Well, that depends on what you need the money for. If your needs for the asset have not changed, then you shouldn’t be thinking about selling. Think about this. Imagine a store where you can return an item at the price listed on the shelf. You …

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