Markets

You Will Need More Income, and Soon: Inflation is Coming

You Will Need More Income, and Soon: Inflation is Coming

The global coronavirus pandemic disrupted the global “just in time” manufacturing strategy at a level that is just now starting to become clear. Manufacturers now have to live with unforeseen parts shortages, such as the computer chip shortage that have caused companies like Ford Motor Company (F) to cut back severely on its production plans. […]

Where I see a 5% pullback in May

Where I see a 5% pullback in May

I’m on the road this week working remote, however, I still wanted to share this important update of what I’m seeing. May usually begins choppiness in many markets… And there’s one particular area of the market I see a potential 5% pullback. That’s not to sound warning bells…but more to alert you of a potential […]

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When Will the Stock Market Crash Again?

During a recent early morning inbox check, I noticed an email subject bearing the question “Will the Stock Market Crash Soon?” With the major market indexes trading at record levels, fears are that the markets are due for a tumble. Plus, market crash headlines make great clickbait…but are they a valid reason to sell your […]

What is Volatility Predicting for the Stock Market?

What is Volatility Predicting for the Stock Market?

Stock market volatility is arguably one of the most misunderstood concepts in investing but can be an extremely important technical tool when it is used to analyze the stock market. To start, volatility is often referred to as the fear gauge, and the range of price change the stock market can experience over a given […]

NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 9: Nasdaq Marketsite in 4 Times Square on September 9, 2016 in New York. This is the marketing presence of the Nasdaq stock market.

Is the Stock Market Open on New Year’s Eve?

Investors ask that question about the stock market including the New York Stock Exchange – sometimes called the NYSE, Nasdaq, and others. This year New Year’s Eve falls on a Thursday: December 31, 2020. The stock market is closed on Friday, January 1, 2021 for New Year’s Day. On New Year’s Eve the stock market […]

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Is the Stock Market Open on Christmas Eve?

That’s a question investors ask about the stock market including the New York Stock Exchange – sometimes called the NYSE, Nasdaq, and others. This year Christmas Eve falls on a Thursday: December 24, 2020. The stock market is closed on Friday, December 25 for the Christmas holiday. On Christmas Eve the stock market – including […]

Is the Stock Market Open on Black Friday?

Is the Stock Market Open on Black Friday?

Is the stock market open on Black Friday? That’s a question investors ask about the stock market including the New York Stock Exchange, Nasdaq, and others. This year Black Friday falls on November 27, 2020. The stock market is closed on Thursday, November 26 for the Thanksgiving holiday. On Black Friday the stock market – […]

Do You Have Wealth or Just the Illusion of Wealth?

Do You Have Wealth or Just the Illusion of Wealth?

Anyone remember the commercials for “Friendly Bob Adams” of Household Finance? They advertised “debt consolidation loans”. Bring all your payment booklets, pay off your debts and consolidate them into one loan with a lower monthly payment. Theoretically it took the pressure off those living from paycheck to paycheck, up to their eyeballs in debt. A […]