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.
It’s no secret that the technology sector has outperformed its counterparts in energy and finance, but the degree to which this divergence has occurred is extreme. Technology has outperformed energy by more than 60% in 2020, which is far beyond the normal yearly push and pull between these markets of +/-26% going back to 2000.… Read more.
The rise of zero-commission online equities brokerage outlets has attracted thousands of active traders to the marketplace. These services promote the benefits of trading stocks in short, medium, and long time frames. For people who experience success, becoming a commodity market trader appears to be the logical next step. Sound familiar? Well, if you’re an… Read more.