Investing

Some Context

In light of recent events, I revisited my handy trend charts for the S&P 500 (SPY), the NASDAQ (QQQ) and the Russell 2000 (IWM). In all three instances, large cap, tech and small cap stocks are still above important trend lines. So while volatility may be making a comeback, the trend for the major indices …

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Investing

The Sky is Falling

Wow, news outlets can’t stop talking about the stock market. Market volatility is definitely good for the news outlets and pundits. However, the increased coverage and commentary is bad for investors and their portfolios. Per Axios’ Mike Allen’s AM news feed: Axios Business Editor Dan Primack (who noted that he hadn’t heard the word “contagion” in a …

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Business Economics Investing

Be Prepared

The Boy Scout motto resonates during periods of market volatility like we’ve experienced the past few days. My real-time news notifications have been blowing up with alarming alerts about the largest declines in the stock market in years. More interest rate hikes by the Fed, fears of higher inflation and higher long-term interest rates seem …

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