In the modern struggle between old-school balance sheet fundamentals and computerized, trend-measuring “quants,” the robots seem to have won, as more than 70% of today’s markets trade on algorithms working at 15 gigaflop speeds. I’ve taken to referring to this... Read more »
Welcome back to What’s Happening Now, featured each Monday by Critical Signals Report, your weekly guide to what’s going on right now and why it matters to you… and your money. In last Monday’s edition, we discussed the puzzling times... Read more »
Markets have seen a rugged stretch lately with the Fed disappointing and tariff wars escalating. Thursday offered some hope as markets rallied on news that the Chinese had acceptably pegged the Yuan, but late morning Friday morning as I pen... Read more »
A week ago, the Fed lowered interest rates (for the first time in over a decade) and the White House reignited the tariff war with a single tweet. What happened? The markets had a tiny hissy fit. Monday’s one-day plunge... Read more »
Welcome back to What’s Happening Now, featured each Monday by Critical Signals Report, your weekly guide to what’s going on right now and why it matters to you… and your money. Last week (the worst week thus far this year’s... Read more »
Folks, if you had any doubts about what drives our market, yesterday’s 25 basis point rate cut should now make it obvious that the only wind beneath this market’s battered wings is the Fed itself. Furthermore, if you had any... Read more »
Welcome back to What’s Happening Now, featured each Monday by Critical Signals Report. In this issue, we’re going to focus on what’s happening beneath the surface, who’s watching, who cares, and who doesn’t… and why this all matters to you.... Read more »
American investors have never experienced such a profitable run ...
The bull market in stocks, now in its 11th year, is officially the longest on record. Many shareholders have tripled their money since 2009. This bull market has created more U.S. millionaires than ever before. Households with a net worth exceeding $1 million have increased to 11.8 million in 2018 - that's more than the population of Greece or Portugal...
On the surface, the economy is humming, too.
The reported U.S. unemployment rate fell to 3.6%, the lowest it's been in 50 years...
The median household income is now above where it was in 2007 - and climbing...
And U.S. national home prices are holding up.
There's just one BIG problem: More than half of all this new wealth is set to vanish.
That's why we're getting this message out to as many people as possible right now.
Because while the losses could start at any moment (as you'll see today), you don't have to go through this all over again - not when you can get and stay prepared.
If you make the one move we're going to recommend today, you could emerge on the other side even better off than you are right now.
Welcome back to What’s Happening Now, featured each Monday by Critical Signals Report. In this issue, we’re going to look at how other stock markets are faring in comparison to the U.S., now that the Great Recession is eleven years... Read more »