Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Will Fee Changes Jeopardize Small Investors?

They don't have to.

David Einhorn Talks Gold

Even more interesting he talks about how QE2 could lead to misplaced inflation in commodities. Maybe it will, maybe it won't, but seems to me that it argues for a tactical approach that includes commodity exposure.

Monday, November 29, 2010

Choosing Pension Options


Interesting article in the WSJ this weekend about how companies are chaning the way they calculate lump sum pension options (to their benefit of course), and can do so without notifying employees (like you would have read the small print anyway).  This highlights the fact that you always need to explore all of your options when you retire with a pension, there is no one size fits all.