Sean Hannon, CFA, CFP, is the publisher of EPIC Insights, a weekly newsletter providing Sean?s timely stock ideas and market commentary. Sean?s goal in EPIC Insights is to educate readers, giving them accessible advice they can use to manage their own financial future. The transparent portfolio that Sean has created in EPIC Insights has outperformed the S&P 500 during many investment cycles. Through this portfolio Sean offers readers a thorough... More

Weekly Market Commentary

Like most active investors, I spend hours each day staring at numbersfluttering across a computer screen and poring over research documents. Like most active investors, I spend hours each day staring at numbers fluttering across a computer screen and poring […]

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Weekly Market Commentary

I often write about the need for patience and discipline when investing. As we consider our stock market strategy, we must always keep in mind that the market

Weekly Market Commentary

In last week’s market commentary, I discussed my belief that we are inthe midst of a longstanding range-bound market that mirrors the1965-1982 period. In last week’s market commentary, I

Weekly Market Commentary

In last week’s market commentary, I discussed my belief that we are in the midst of a long-standing range-bound market that mirrors the 1965-1982 period. In last week’s

Weekly Market Commentary

Warren Buffett once famously quipped that his favorite holding period was forever. In a hyperactive market where investors are bombarded with streaming data, 24-hour business news, and constant

Weekly Market Commentary

An age-old debate centers on how effective markets are at predicting the future. Those who believe in the efficient market thesis (EMH) are convinced that the markets accurately

Weekly Market Commentary

As I often discuss in my weekly newsletter EPIC Insights, I prefer simple technical patterns such as trendlines and moving averages over elaborate systems. As I often discuss in

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Learning is a continual process. Some people learn by watching, others learn by listening, but most learn by doing. Learning is a continual process. Some people learn by watching,

Weekly Market Commentary

Many investors like to view themselves as contrarian thinkers. Knowing that the popular, crowded trade offers little room for gains, they look for ideas that are correct, yet

Large profits are made when we identify existing trends ….

Large profits are made when we identify existing trends and correctly predict when that trend will change. An example can be found by studying the chart of Research