John Wasik

John Wasik

Recent Stories By John Wasik:

  • The Key to Smart Investing in 2014December 26, 2013

    This year, the stock market has been glowing as brightly as the seasonal lights that now bedeck holiday streetscapes. But if you want your investments to keep doing well in 2014, look away from the...

  • Column: Why higher interest rates are bullish for U.S. home salesJuly 2, 2013

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - If you're weary of watching the stock and bond market get dyspepsia over the Federal Reserve's possible pullback of its easy money policy, turn your gaze to the U.S. home market...

  • Investment Club, Anyone? Maybe It's TimeOctober 18, 2012

    At a time of high-frequency robotic trading, market volatility and elephantine economic uncertainty, joining forces with your family and neighbors for an investment club might sound like a sucker’s...

  • 4 Reasons to Worry About Municipal Bonds August 7, 2012

    Given the recent scandal over Libor pricing, it's easy to think that municipal bond markets may be the next to be outed for pricing irregularities. While you shouldn't worry about the majority of...

  • 5 Smart Money Lessons Through 10 Bear MarketsJuly 3, 2012

    I turn 55 today. As a member of the baby boom generation who hopes he's aging like a fine wine and not turning into vinegar, I abhor the idea of losing money again in a 2008-style meltdown. If I'...

  • A Continental Shift for Eurozone InvestorsMay 8, 2012

    If this weekend's elections in France and Greece do nothing else then they should remind investors that these are individual countries, despite being members of the euro zone. The 17 current...

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