Posts Tagged ‘market crash’
Sell In May?
We’ve all heard the old Wall Street adage “Sell in May and go away.” It finds its roots in the historic seasonality of market performance. According to the Stock Trader’s Almanac, the “best” six months to invest in the stock market is between November and April of the following year. While the period between May…Read More
Are We Heading for a Crash?
The big run-up in stock prices enjoyed late last year caused the market to become seriously overbought on a technical basis. The market was looking for a reason to pull-back and it found one in fears over the Coronavirus. For the 18th time since the stock market bottomed in 2009, the S&P 500 is more…Read More
A Note About This Market…
Note to investors Today is a quintessential “risk off” day. It’s a global flight to safety – one that is pushing traditional safe havens like gold and Treasury prices higher, while riskier assets like stocks sell off sharply. The fear driving markets is that China’s CoronaVirus (COVID-19) could spread outside their borders. And not just…Read More
Should You Be Worried About a Strong Market?
This week has seen quite a few ups and downs, both for the market and investor’s emotions. As usual, the mainstream financial news outlets are full of the same old “noise” that makes it difficult to discern what’s really going on. At the time of this writing, MarketWatch’s most viewed article is titled The stock…Read More
Risk Evaluation Can Be A Powerful Tool
Christmas Eve taught a lot of investors an important lesson this year. The lesson was this: if you want to avoid mistakes when market volatility rears its head, you’ve got to measure your risk carefully. When stocks dipped rapidly towards the end of 2018, some investors were inevitably pushed past their breaking point and bailed,…Read More
The Bears Are Out In Full Force!
Hey, I get it. Market Bears are all over the news headlines these days. They come out of hibernation every few years or so during corrections. We saw this as recently as 2016. The funny thing is – as painful as it was, most investors today don’t even remember how they felt in January and…Read More
Headlines Talk Market “Crash”, Should You Be Worried?
If you’ve kept an eye on market news headlines over the past month, even casually, you’ve probably seen a lot of “doom and gloom” predictions. Of course, this is nothing new. The media loves a good sensationalist story with a catchy headline, and a quick scroll through anyone’s newsfeed is likely to turn up at…Read More