Monday , 1 June 2020


Investing

S&P 500’s PEG Ratio Suggests Overvaluation & Coming Correction (+5K Views)

The S&P 500 index is trading at record high levels and optimism remains high with Barron's professional money manager survey indicating a record 74% money managers being bullish on markets even at current levels. [When one] measures valuations with respect to expected growth, [however, the ensuing ratio, the PEG ratio,] suggests overvaluation at these levels. [Let me explain further.] Words: 254; Charts: 1

Read More »

“Unlikely” Doesn’t Mean “Never”: “Rare” Events Happen Surprisingly Frequently in the Markets (+3K Views)

By definition, rare events should seldom occur and applying that understanding to financial markets assumes that all market events follow a normal distribution or, in layman's terms, a bell-shaped curve. More specifically, the statistics say that 99.7% of all daily movements should fall within three standard deviations of the mean, no more. Well, guess what? New research suggests that they clearly don't follow such a pattern - that "unlikely" doesn't mean "never". [Let me expand on that.] Words: 1079; Charts: 1

Read More »

Should You Stay Fully Invested In This Environment?

While conventional advice is to always stay invested, this is not the best strategy when we are at the end of the current paradigm. As we enter 2020, the question we have to ask is: How close to the edge of the cliff do we dare to go?...

Read More »

REITs – NOT Gold – Are A Better Way To Beat Inflation

If you are near retirement or already in retirement, there are many much better investment options than gold or even recession resilient high-dividend stocks that generate consistent income in both good and bad times. This article examines REITs and explains why they hold the best bet against inflation.

Read More »

The “Golden Season” in the S&P 500 Begins Shortly!

Stocks typically rise going forward from this time of year and it is typically referred to as the year-end rally. in this time period. This article presents, and answers, a number of questions related to that effect, namely: a) How often does such a rally take place? b) How strong is such a rally? and, c) when is the best time for investors to enter the market?

Read More »