U.S. Stock Market

The End Of The TINA Trade?

Are we approaching the end of the TINA – “There Is No Alternative” (to buying stocks) – trade? The author of today’s article believes that’s likely the case, stating that “U.S. stocks are trading at a historically high premium… And in the coming weeks, stocks are about to get a lot more expensive. This, coupled with the realities associated with… 

How Investors Can Prepare For – And Capitalize On – This Emerging Threat To Stocks

The Fed may have helped the stock market rally from the March coronavirus collapse, but the author of today’s article warns that “a new and still largely overlooked risk has emerged with the calming of the COVID-19 crisis…And if this risk starts to manifest itself going forward, it will likely bring the U.S. stock market to its knees.” What is… 

The “Toxic Combination” That Could Crash The Stock Market – And The Economy

A tragedy is unfolding,” warns the author of today’s article regarding the U.S. stock market – and the potential for a crash that could topple the economy. The critical factors? “All-in dovish central banks, a renewed desperate hunt for yield, FOMO, a U.S.-China trade deal, record buybacks, trillion-dollar deficits ($1.1 trillion for 2019, to be exact, and rising) and a… 

What “Persistently Low Returns” Would Mean For Retirement Strategizing

Half a percentage point. That is what one assessment suggests to expect return-wise from a balanced U.S. stock and bond portfolio over the next 10 years (before fees and taxes!). So what would the effects of an era of “persistently low returns” be on retirement strategizing? Today’s article examines the implications for 401(k)s, annuities, Social Security, medical care, alternative investments…