Stocks booked their worst month in three years, and the outlook for September isn’t optimistic. At -6.3%, August of 2015 was the worst August for the S&P 500 since 2001, as well as global equities and commodities. This was the worst monthly percentage drop since 2012, as concerns about a slowdown in China and heightened
Here are key phrases to ‘watch’ for when reading sell-side analysts reports! What is the difference between a Strong Hold and a Buy? Exactly! Sometimes investing and waiting for the fat pitch is a difficult as trying to hit R.A. Dickey’s knuckleball – even in slow motion! I think the catcher closes his eyes near
An update on the energy complex and debt outstanding: 168 energy firms have bond yields >10% $550 Billion in bonds and loans due in next 5 years In an ode to the end of summer, I quote Roy Scheider in Jaws, “You’re going to need a bigger boat!” Stay Tuned, Stay Hedged & Stay Patient!
“I think it’s essential to remember that just about everything is cyclical. There’s little I’m certain of, but these things are true: Cycles always prevail eventually. Nothing goes in one direction forever. Trees don’t grow to the sky. Few things go to zero. And there’s little that’s as dangerous for investor health as insistence on
It’s been a tough month for investors and a choppy year. As of Friday, over 65% of the stocks in the S&P 500 have fallen into correction territory, with declines greater than 10%. Stocks in the S&P 1500 (representing the 1500 largest stocks in the US) are now down on average of 20.4% from their 52-week