Bear Market

How to Weather These Choppy Markets

How to Weather These Choppy Markets

The stock market has proven to be very resilient in recent months. Even as Federal Reserve officials talk about the need for interest rates to be higher than expected for longer than anticipated, the markets have managed to hang on to the idea that if the pace of rate hikes slows, the eventual destination does […]

Let’s Go Bottom Fish for Some Cheap Stocks

Let’s Go Bottom Fish for Some Cheap Stocks

Bear markets in the stock market, like the one we’re in right now, produce severe stock price dislocations. In other words, stocks get so cheap, you can pick up shares for pennies to realize fantastic gains when the bull market returns. What you want to do is find profitable companies where those  profits are not […]

Trading High-Yield Stocks Based on Bear Market Data

Trading High-Yield Stocks Based on Bear Market Data

The U.S. stock market dropped sharply In September, and the major stock indexes re-entered bear market territory. In this type of market, it’s easy for investors to give in to their fears and sell at the worst possible time. A review of the history of bear markets makes it easier to keep to your strategy […]

The Perfect Stock to Buy in a Bear Market

The Perfect Stock to Buy in a Bear Market

It is official: we are in a bear market. What should we do now? Sell stocks? Assume the fetal position and hide under the kitchen table with a death grip on a bottle of cheap tequila? Get a medical cannabis card to ease the pain of losing money? Buy gold and silver? Hide all our […]

When THIS stock crashes…that could be the bottom

When THIS stock crashes…that could be the bottom

Retail investors are resilient.  While institutions have de-risked their portfolios… Retail investors have kept record amounts of money in equities despite the markets wavering.  There’s one stock I’m watching… it’s held up fairly well during this beatdown.  While other stocks in the sector have dropped 90%… it’s only down 20% or so.  But, I believe, […]

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Dividends are Your Best Friend for This Downturn

It’s a giant leap from having your money handled by a professional money manager to following the ETF recommendations from your company’s 401k provider and making your own investment decisions. How stocks, bonds, and funds work is complicated, and decisions about what to invest in have consequences. When stock prices rise, it’s easy to feel […]