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Ishares Australia - Just as the salesperson at a GM dealership would not talk you out of buying a car and recommend that you buy a bike, the "stock market industry rarely...

Ishares Austria - Three reasons. Firstly, it is not in the investment industry's interest to issue sell signals in a timely fashion....

Ishares Basic Materials - So, don't expect them to; that is your responsibility. They have started to issue more "sell" signals in the past couple of years, but they are usual...

Ishares Belgium - Secondly, bearish or short positions must be only used strategically and sparingly, as we do not want to bet against the market in the long run. We o...

Ishares Brazil - Historically, the stock market indexes have risen over time, but do you know why. The market has an internal bias, and it is always to the upside....

Ishares Canada - Once you understand this, you will also understand why it is so hard to find anyone on Wall Street or Bay Street who will ever say the word "Sell". A...

Ishares Corporate Bond Fund - The stock market's internal bias is always to the upside. This does not mean that the market is always destined to go up, but this is a truth that in...

Ishares Dj Real Estate Trust - Why is this the case. Is it economic, is it caused by the "business cycle", or is it that corporate profits are always increasing....

Ishares Dj Transportation Average - Or could it be that it is just human nature to be optimistic about the future. GE doesn't sponsor Face The Nation just to sell more light bulbs....

Ishares Dj Utilities - And we can't walk through a subway car in rush hour without bumping into someone who is directly or indirectly involved in the marketing or selling of...

Ishares Eafe - With all the retraining and cross training that has gone on in the past couple of years, even most bank tellers can sell you a mutual fund. Lastly, t...

Ishares Emerg Mkts - All the above people have one common interest, and that is to make sure that you, the public, have a strong belief that in the long term, the stock ma...

Ishares Emu Index - Money. Whether it is a CEO trying to keep his stocks' price up, so he can get his yearly bonus, or a stock exchange trying to increase transaction vo...

Ishares France - Everyone is trying to make a living off the stock market. When you understand how many people have this common goal, you can then understand why it i...

Ishares Germany - This is not a conspiracy. This is just business....

Ishares Hong Kong - Unfortunately, it is none of the above. The stock market industry has a product to sell, and that product is stocks....

Ishares Italy - And just like any industry, they are wiling to pay to keep its image positive, and their product as appetizing and seductive as possible. The truth o...

Ishares Japan - Think of these people as the stock market cheerleaders. They come in all shapes and sizes; from senior executives and board members, to the people in...

Ishares Latin America 40 Index - Most companies also employ outside consultants to help with the never ending job of stock promotion. When a CEO goes on an "Investor Road Trip", or d...

Ishares Lehman 20 Year T-bond - There are also the image consultants who are hired to teach these senior executives how to walk, talk, sit, eat, dress and act in public. Last but no...

Ishares Malaysia - After you account for all the people who are directly employed by the listed company's, then you have an even larger group of people whose job it is t...

Ishares Mexico - They make money every time you buy or sell a stock. If you don't trade, they don't make any money....

Ishares Nasdaq Biotechnology - And then you have the brokerage firms (most now owned by banks), who also make money every time you buy or sell any stock. The next group is the medi...

Ishares Natural Resources - Most advertisers are publicly traded companies. And then there are the people who create the ads, and craft the corporate images, so you can feel goo...

Ishares Netherlands - Why is this important for an investor to understand. Three reasons....

Ishares Pacific Ex-japan - Firstly, it is not in the investment industry's interest to issue sell signals in a timely fashion. So, don't expect them to; that is your responsibi...

Ishares Realty Majors - They have started to issue more "sell" signals in the past couple of years, but they are usually far too late for investors to take advantage of. Sec...

Ishares Russell 1000 - The market has an internal bias, and it is always to the upside. Once you understand this, you will also understand why it is so hard to find anyone...

Ishares Russell 2000 - We only want to take short positions when both the stock and the sector that it is in are in weekly downtrend. Historically, the stock market indexes...

Ishares Russell 3000 - And why you should never bet against the stock market in the long run. The stock market's internal bias is always to the upside....

Ishares Singapore - This does not mean that the market is always destined to go up, but this is a truth that investors must understand. Why is this the case....

Ishares South Africa - Is it economic, is it caused by the "business cycle", or is it that corporate profits are always increasing. Or could it be that it is just human nat...

Ishares South Korea - GE doesn't sponsor Face The Nation just to sell more light bulbs. And we can't walk through a subway car in rush hour without bumping into someone wh...

Ishares Spain - Since the vast majority of mutual funds are still made up of stocks, all of these people now have a vested interest in making sure that you and I have...

Ishares Sweden Index - Lastly, there are all the people like myself, newsletter writers, independent analyst firms, book authors, financial websites, and people who provide...

Ishares Switzerland - Why. Money....

Ishares Taiwan - Whether it is a CEO trying to keep his stocks' price up, so he can get his yearly bonus, or a stock exchange trying to increase transaction volume ove...

Ishares Uk - When you understand how many people have this common goal, you can then understand why it is a self-fulfilling prophecy that the stock market will alw...

Ishares Us Cons Non-cycl - This is just business. Unfortunately, it is none of the above....

Ishares Us Consumer Cycl - The stock market industry has a product to sell, and that product is stocks. And just like any industry, they are wiling to pay to keep its image pos...