Bad news bears are looking for a correction

The calls for a stock market correction are beginning to blow through Wall Street. Deutsche Bank cautioned on the chance for a near-term correction in markets. Bank of America also issued a warning. Like clockwork, the S&P 500 endured another mid-month swoon. But,...

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What spooked the market this week?

The S&P 500 had its worst week since June, down 1.7%. The Dow and Nasdaq declined as well, down 2.2% and 1.6%, respectively. Primary reasons for the decline was over inflationary pressures and the Federal Reserve’s plan to pull back on bond purchases later.  The...

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More reasons to avoid Chinese stocks

Every week brings more bad news for investors in Chinese companies. The latest victim is the video game sector, following a clampdown on ride hailing services, e-commerce platforms and education sectors not too long ago. On Monday this week, China imposed a new rule...

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It is time to exit China

As the delta variant of the Covid pandemic continues to work itself back into the lives of the vaccinated population even as the unvaccinated struggle to procure enough supplies to inoculate themselves, we turn our attention to the country that began this pandemic in...

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Beware of becoming greedy – Part Deux

In an environment of record savings and uncertainty lingering around the delta variant, the desire for safe investments i.e. bonds, has been greater than ever. But, rising inflation has messed up that equation. With inflation running higher than 5%, bank interest...

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Beware of becoming greedy

With the markets at all time highs, it is easy to dismiss 15-20% returns year to date from the indexes and look for even higher returns. After all, we are human. Nothing is enough. But the market has its seasonal swings and it is fully possible that come September,...

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An Olympic Disaster Awaits

After a yearlong delay due to Covid-19, the 2020 Tokyo Olympics are finally underway despite withdrawals from many high profile athletes. The Games, the first ever without spectators, promises to be among the strangest and most fraught in history. The opening...

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