Category Tuesday

05-MAY 10-2022

Good morning. Any econ 101 student can tell you that there’s a lag effect between something like, say, the creation of trillions of dollars in spending, and inflation rates reflecting that.  We’re seeing that trend play out today, with the…

05-MAY 03-2021

Good morning. Goldman Sachs (GS) is calling for an end to the recent market carnage.  The investment bank sees fund flows improving into equities which should give some support to markets. Based on prior predictions from Goldman, investors should prepare…

04-APRIL 26-2022

Good morning. Traditional financial asset allocation models suggest a portfolio with a blend of stocks and bonds.  However, while the stock market hasn’t been a great investment the past few months, bonds have been a relative bloodbath.  The space has…

04-APRIL 19-2022

Good morning. For thousands of years, investors have turned to gold to protect their wealth from the ravages of inflation.  To date, the metal is up about 9 percent.  That’s outperformed a declining stock market, and the metal has once…

04-APRIL 12-2022

Good morning. After a 50 percent spike in just a few weeks, oil prices are pulling back.  They’re now near pre-invasion levels from early February.  Yet with Russia’s invasion of Ukraine still underway, supplies from that region are still unlikely…

04-APRIL 05-2022

Good morning. For every buyer on the market, there’s a seller.  And for every seller… there’s a buyer.  That fundamental truth can get lost amid the shuffle of a bull market.  Knowing who’s buying and who’s selling can give traders…

03-MARCH 29-2022

Good morning. Investing during a times of crisis can mean starting a small position as a hedge against an extreme event.  Case in point, some investors have turned to gold in recent weeks, as Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is the…