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Gift-Wrapped Trades Courtesy of the Fed

The almost +2% jump in the S&P 500 (SNP:^GSPC) just three-days before the release of the Federal Reserve’s no rate hike decision looks suspicious and so does the heavy call buying volume. And while this type of curious trading activity resembles insider buying right before a big corporate takeover, I’m confident the Securities and Exchange Commission will look the other way by pretending nothing happened.

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Wall Street’s Rogue Way for Measuring Performance Apes the 16th Century Medical Field

When measuring the investment performance of a portfolio, the biggest mistakes people make are 1) not tracking performance at all, or 2) comparing a portfolio’s performance to flawed yardsticks. The first point should be self-explanatory, so let’s focus on the second point.

If a certain portfolio holds an asset mix of 25% U.S.

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