Sunday , 31 May 2020

Stocks & ETFunds

Stock Market Crash Coming? Here’s How to Protect Yourself

Following the 2007-09 financial crisis, many investors decided they needed insurance on their portfolio to protect against the possibility of another “black swan” event and poured money into a host of new funds that were supposed to help if there was another downturn — long/short funds, tail risk strategies, absolute return funds, option hedging strategies, tactical asset allocation funds and the like - but they missed the idea completely. They were trying to plan ahead for uncertain events that could surprise everyone. Of course this is impossible, because you can’t hedge out the risks of unknown events - they’re unknown after all. So how should an investor protect oneself from another such occurrence? The answer is below.

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Soros’ $Billion Bearish Bet on U.S. Stocks Will Fail – Here’s Why

It’s a boom time for doomsayers according to the cover of Barron's and such paranoia-inducing prognostications are only going to get bolder, and more frequent, thanks to the fact that billionaire George Soros' hedge fund firm has increased its bearish bet on stocks – a put position on the S&P 500 Index – by a staggering 154% in the most recent quarter...accounting for 11.13% of his holdings...implying that the stock market is headed for a nasty fall. The efforts of the doom-and-gloom crowd to try and scare you stockless aren't going to succeed this time, though, and here's why.

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+100% Gains in GDX & GDXJ Are Distinct Possibilities – Here’s Why

Both the short and intermediate term outlook for gold and silver stocks continues to be very positive. Historical analysis shows that GDX & GDXJ could rebound 100% and over 150% respectively by the end of this year. Both forecasts would be below the average of the one year rebounds following the 2005 and 2008 bottoms.

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The Best 3 High-Yield, Top Quality, S&P 500 Stocks For 2014

While the S&P 500 yields less than 2%, much higher yield with specific stocks can be found. The key, though, is to find higher yield that is sustainable and will lead to wealth accumulation over time. Below I identify 3 such stocks and explain why they might be good choices for your portfolio in 2014.

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Twitter: What am I missing here??

What am I missing here?? This is a company that has publicly said it may never make money! Why would people trip over themselves to buy this company's shares when they do not know if they can ever turn a profit? It's absolutely madness!!

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