Why Your Stock Transactions (and mine) Won’t Affect the Market

September 3, 2008 by  
Filed under Insurance, Retirement Planning

Sometimes those of us who own individual stocks think that our buying and selling may affect market prices for that stock.

Others have expressed concern that as baby boomers retire and reduce the percentage of equity holdings in their portfolios, stock prices overall will be depressed.

Based on the news coming out of the Conference Board this week, Mr. ToughMoneyLove is here to assure you that, as individual investors, our collective stock transactions really don’t mean much in the grand scheme of things. Read more