The financial crisis exposed an industry that couldn't manage its own portfolios, much less provide worthwhile advice to clients. Yet 85% of investors continue to invest with brokers. Here are 10 reasons why that's a mistake.
Is the market pullback that began on April 26 and accelerated wildly with Thursday's 1,000-point free-fall and recovery just part of a normal bull market correction, or is it confirmation that a bear market has begun? The VIX may have the answer.