Our Latest Market Commentary
Earlier this year, I recorded our usual Market Outlook screencast and then piggy-backed on the video with a written version for those who don’t enjoy videos. I’m excited to say that the feedback was overwhelmingly positive, so again, you have two choices:
- CLICK HERE TO WATCH the 30-min VIDEO of this year’s Halftime Update, or
- Continue on to READ the update instead!
Please let us know if you have any questions, whatsoever. We hope you find it both educational and enjoyable!
First, let’s discuss the stock market. read more…
When the stock market crashes, it gives warning signs. Red flags start to go up as much as six months in advance. Furthermore, market crashes usually take around a year-and-a-half to complete, from top-to-bottom, so it’s not as if the market falls 40-50% in value overnight. Naturally, everyone wants to avoid these terrible, yet inevitable events. The good news is, it’s possible to avoid a portion of the negative returns. You just have to know what to look for, and of course, you have to be paying attention. read more…
Have you ever soaked in a hot tub for a little while and then jumped into a pool? The pool water feels even colder than it normally would, doesn’t it? That’s because you’ve been sitting in warm water long enough for your body to adapt to the temperature and it almost feels “normal” after awhile. Then, when you jump into water that sits at a significantly lower temperature than the hot tub, your body can’t adjust and it just doesn’t feel like it did earlier that day, when it was 80 degrees outside! read more…