Leave your hard hats home. There are apparently better ways to protect yourself against a market crash or correction. But is there such a thing as being crash-proof? According to today’s article, yes, they provide eleven ways to help protect yourself. Here’s one way to do it, “Go for companies with huge stock buyback plans. Maybe you don’t want to buy more shares and maybe the public wants to be timid, but many companies are buying back huge numbers of shares each week and month directly in the market. There are even have buyback ETFs.” To read more, CLICK HERE.
Today’s article explains how a huge increase of workers recently hired affected the stock and bond market. Here’s what they had to say, “Traders reacted immediately to the report, dropping U.S. government bonds and shooting yields up. The benchmark 10-year Treasury note bounced to a high for the year, 2.43 percent, before drifting back to 2.40 percent. The dollar gained strength against the Japanese yen and other major currencies.” To read more, CLICK HERE.
Today’s article discusses why women should be in charge of planning the household retirement. Here’s one of the reasons,”Retirement planning is an excruciatingly hard exercise in delayed gratification. Some studies show that women are more naturally inclined to be long-term thinkers. When Russell Investments asked 343 financial advisors which gender tends to have more of a long-term planning focus, women won by 56 percent to 5 percent. (The remainder said it was a tossup.)” To read the other reason why, CLICK HERE.
Which stocks are seniors investing in? Today’s article highlights the stocks and why they’re so popular. Here’s what they had to say, “The B shares of Buffett’s investment firm make up 1.1% of the average Senior portfolio but this does not elevate the stock to their top ten holdings, according to TD Ameritrade. Conversely, Berkshire falls comfortably into the youngest adult generations’ ten favorites. It ranks fourth with Millennials making up 1.7% of their portfolios and fourth with Gen Xers at 1.5%. The stock also accounts for 1.1% of the average Baby Boomer’s portfolio but for that generation — born between 1946 and 1964 — Berkshire ranks ninth.” To check out the stocks, CLICK HERE.
Think the Tesla stock is foolproof, today’s article may rain on your parade. Here’s what they had to say, “Often, when investors buy a stock, they’re buying into a story, an idea of how things could play out. That’s exactly the case with Tesla: The company has a terrific story about how things will unfold over the next several years, and Tesla’s success so far makes the story seem plausible — but it’s still a story. What could go wrong with it? Let’s take a look.” To read more, CLICK HERE.