Returnboost Performance Recap and 2018 Outlook: 2017 was a strong year for global stock markets, and our portfolios were able to follow this trend nicely. Since 1994, the U.S. stock market had the eighth best year with a gain of 21.2%. Our benchmark, a Global 60/40 Stock/Bond portfolio, rose 14.5%. Our Momentum portfolios grew between 10.2% (Conservative) to 20.4% (Aggressive), tracking the overall bull market very well.
Sometimes new companies can discover wealthy investors who are willing to invest their capital in their organization in return for some sort of compensation. This need for funding can be solved by finding an Angel investor.
It never fails. I recently returned from a cruise vacation, and of course, standing out on deck watching whales, glaciers and the coastal terrain of Alaska drift past, the commentary among my little cluster of fellow passengers fell to, what else?
One often discussed investment strategy among investors is following the so-called “smart money.” This strategy involves coat-tailing large, institutional investors such as hedge funds, pension funds and mutual funds into their investments.