The coronavirus has created a global crisis of unprecedented nature. There is a clear disconnect between the stock market and the real economy. Will the market adjust to price in the incoming recession? How should investors prepare? Continue reading Technically, the USA is already in a recession. Will the market crash again and if so how should you prepare?
Next week, there will be a flurry of earnings activity and announcements: Tech giants are releasing their earnings, several companies are expected to announce whether dividends will be maintained or cut, and Nielsen data will publish its Q1 data, among … Continue reading Stocks to Watch (04/27-05/01): Earnings Uncertainty and Dividend Cuts.
If you live in the USA and make less than $99K per year, chances are you will receive a stimulus check from the federal government. Some people with a consumerist mindset will use this money to go on a shopping … Continue reading 5 Ways to Spend your Coronavirus Stimulus Check
The coronavirus outbreak recently caused US markets to crash at a record pace. While observers speculate whether the worst is behind us or yet to come, markets are recovering quickly. Investors are optimist based on two factors: 1) Signs that … Continue reading 3 Undervalued Stocks Long Term Investors Should Buy
On Monday, the S&P 500 rose by more than 7% and today, at writing the market is up almost 2%. Around the globe, the situation is similar: Since April 3rd, the French CAC 40 is up 6.4% and the Japanese … Continue reading Why are Global Markets Rising? Is the rally sustainable?
The US economy is starting to feel the pain of the shutdowns implemented to contain the coronavirus as the number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits smashed another record. Last week, 6.6 million Americans filed for jobless claims. This is … Continue reading 6.6 Million More Americans Sign Up for Unemployment. Oil Surges. Markets Green.
Yesterday, global markets rallied as China released a report showing a 50% growth in economic activity in March compared to February. Indeed, while output is far from the levels it was before the crisis, the data suggests that the economy … Continue reading U.S. Unemployment Could Reach 15% by June, says Goldman. Markets Turn Red.
Remember Michael Bury from the Wolf of Wall Street? After predicting the collapse of the financial markets, he declared his intention of investing in water. In hindsight, this appears like an inspired bet: While 70% of the Earth is covered … Continue reading [ETF] 2 Water ETFs to Diversify your Portfolio
The $6 trillion bailout currently being debated in Congress will ensure that more than 90% of American taxpayers will receive a check from the United States government. Here are the main provisions of the proposed bailout: INDIVIDUALS: Single adults with … Continue reading Checks Will Take Weeks to Reach Americans. Also, No Bailout for Cruise Lines?
Are you risk-adverse and looking to invest in well managed companies with a long history of growth and innovation? Do you like the added bonus of receiving regular dividend payments? If so, you’re in the right place! In this series, … Continue reading Stocks to Buy and Hold for the Next Decade [MSFT]