A good plan of action for your trades and investments in times like these could simply be to stay calm. Though exercises such as politics may demand a more passionate approach..
While taking a loss is never fun, it could be the difference between net profits and losses at the close of 2021. Who knows? Maybe Peloton money will be chump change by 2022.
For decades now, traders’ exposure to interest rates has been confined to allocating some small percentage of retirement funds to some bond fund for some reason like diversification.
Small Stocks (SM75) futures have made new all-time highs 5 of the last 9 trading days (56%). For context, SM75 made new highs just 5% of days going back to 2017. The phenomenon known as “positive drift” dictates that stocks move higher more often than not.
The 2010s have not been kind to the companies that profit from doing your dirty work. In fact, the energy sector (XLE) has been reelin’ in the years to the tune of a -41% decline in the last decade.
If anything can be gleaned from the intersection of markets and politics over this election, it’s that stocks delight in stability and abhor chaos.
The path for USD has been rocky since its highs of mid-March, but the degree of rockiness depends on the path you’re taking.
Gold’s summer, one of its most volatile in decades, has included a 10% rise, high prices not seen in decades, and multiple short-term outliers in both directions.
Small Technology 60 (STIX) simplifies things for the modern trader: 100% technology stocks with relatively equal exposure across tech companies in information, media, retail, and biotechnology.
The technology sector is up 400% in the last decade, and, while there’s no telling where tech stocks go from here, it’s evident that they are some of the most prominent names in the market. In 2010, Exxon (XOM) was the S&P 500’s largest component, and Apple (AAPL) and Microsoft (MSFT) were the only technology… Read more.