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Long-term Wealth and Retirement Strategies, Diversification Principles, Critical Market Updates, In-Depth Stock Research, Gold and Cryptocurrencies Analysis
On Wednesday of last week, the major stock-market indexes soared 3%, 4% or even higher after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell spoke. Judging from the moves in equity prices, one might surmise that a Fed pause or pivot is imminent – but as always, hasty assumptions can lead to capital loss.
The way to avoid a strike is a new deal that rank & file members will support instead of government union-busting through legislation.
Every story that’s worth telling has a protagonist and an antagonist. When it comes to the FTX debacle, it’s hard to say who the protagonist is. At the very least, however, we have a clear-cut bad guy and his name is Sam Bankman-Fried.
Protests escalated in China this weekend due to the CCP’s zero-COVID policy and draconian lockdown of hundreds of millions of people.
“But, the consumer is strong…..” That’s the commonly heard excuse that politicians and their puppets in the press will use when they have to deny that the U.S. is in a recession. The American consumer is supposed to be the final pillar holding up the economy – but what if people aren’t buying what the pundits are selling?
Ukraine to be annihilated if a ceasefire and path to peace are not found before winter sets in and mud-season fields freeze east of the Dnieper River.
Fall’s relief rally is transitioning to end-of-year seasonality as recession and a liquidity crisis combine with Fedspeak.
Now that the major stock market indexes have corrected and the Big Tech wreck has created some rare dip-buying opportunities, it’s time to put together your investment shopping list. To help you pick the best and forget about the rest, there’s a rough-and-ready way to measure a stock’s value as compared to the company’s intrinsic value.
Let me get this straight: folks who promoted crypto as a decentralized safe haven are blaming FTX on the lack of government oversight.
Silver continues to keep bouncing off of $18. Don’t think it’s a coincidence – the market is sending you a clear message. Every time the amateur traders panic-sell their silver, there’s big institutional money coming in to buy it at a discount.
The FTX crypto implosion is a potential black swan event where contagion may impact the financial industry and individual investors in unexpected ways.
Red wave or no wave at all, the race in the Senate is too close to call. We knew it would be a nail-biter, but hardly anyone expected a literal tie in the U.S. Senate. Now, the financial markets are struggling just to make sense of it all, not to mention achieve price discovery in stocks.
Everybody and his uncle is pronouncing judgment on FTX, though it’s easy to pile on the cryptocurrency exchange after it’s already circling the drain. The core question here, really, isn’t whether there will be anything left of FTX after the dust settles, but whether anyone has actually learned anything from this.
Gundlach: “Housing prices are doomed and the economy could lose several million jobs… refinancing industry completely dead.”
When it’s time to buy, you won’t want to. This is precisely what makes successful long-term investors so difficult for so many people. Catching the bottom of a bear market is among the hardest things to do, and it’s not due to a lack of research and technical tools.
Friday’s rally was explosive in paper gold and silver, but don’t get too excited because they’re not decisively out of the woods.
It was a quick bump and then a precipitous dump after the FOMC meeting as financial traders combed through Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell’s heavy words. The official FOMC statement offered a glimmer of hope, but Powell had his “Volcker moment” and threw cold water on any near-term pause or pivot hopes.
What kinds of feelings do you get when a major market-moving event is approaching? Fear, anxiety, loathing? It’s normal and natural to have these feelings, but they won’t benefit you as a long-term investor in great businesses.
It’s the economy, stupid. 8 out of 10 Americans say things are out of control as Europe protests and deindustrialization is silence before the storm.
Unfortunately for some beginner investors, a counter-trend bear market rally can look and feel a lot like the start of a new secular bull market. It might be tempting to get drawn into a trade that feels good and seems to make perfect sense as the stock market jolts upward for a short time.
U.S. east coast has begun fuel rationing as shortages cause higher heating & transportation costs that adds more inflation pressure on households.