About

Howard Gold is a columnist for MarketWatch and founder and editor of GoldenEgg Investingwhich offers simple, low-cost, low-risk retirement investing plans. A popular speaker at MoneyShows, he was executive editor for MoneyShow.com and founding editor of Barrons.com. Mr. Gold was a Knight-Bagehot Fellow in Business and Financial Journalism at Columbia University, where he received an MBA in finance. A winner of the Gerald Loeb Awards for Distinguished Business and Financial Journalism, he has written for Forbes, Barron's, Money, and USAToday.

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I Did Better in the Long-Term Than the Short Run in 2013
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The big news announced at the recent Worldwide Developers Conference had everything to do with adaptability and notifica…

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The Public Is NOT in the Stock Market
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Despite stocks hitting new highs, the general public is not racing back into them, writes MoneyShow's Howard R. Gold, wh…

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Keynes Was a True Investing Pioneer
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John Maynard Keynes was at the forefront of the investing world, writes MoneyShow's Howard R. Gold, and his influential …

 
Why Diversification Isn't Working Now
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How can you diversify when so many investments are heading in the same direction, writes MoneyShow's How…

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The Market's Best Sector
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After underperforming for nearly a decade, stocks in one sector have come alive and outpaced the overall mar…

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Twitter IPO is Investing at its Worst
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The main topic on most every investor's mind is, of course, the Twitter IPO, which started traded Thursday. Ho…

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Yellen Tips Her Hand—Just a Little
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With the current mess the Fed's mixed-up in, coupled with the eminent "Changing of the Guard" that's right aro…

 
Case Closed: Almost No One Can Beat the Market
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If you still have questions as to whether or not you might ever consistently outperform the market, MoneySho…