If you’ve invested in certain assets, you’ve seen growth in your wealth. If you haven’t, you might be struggling.
Since the Great Financial Crisis, US stocks have been on a dream run.
It seems like we hit a new record high every day.
If you had been around in the late 19th century you may have seen some of the very big companies that sailed through the recessions.
Some of these US stocks were McDonald’s Corp [NYSE:MCD] and Domino’s Pizza, Inc. [NYSE:DPZ] the share value of these companies soared by over several thousand percent.
Why has this happened? Why have they become a dream run. Well that’s our goal – to better understand the forces that drive the market. And more importantly, to uncover how it will affect investors like you.
‘Nobody knows anything,’ may be Gospel Truth. But it doesn’t tell you what movie to watch or what stock to buy.
In, 2009-2019, debt rose even more. Worldwide, it more than doubled, growing five times faster than GDP.
When we had kings and queens, a monarch justified his power by claiming a divine right given to him by God.
When the economy is healthy and growing, people buy stocks and the index generally goes up. These inverted yield signs signal an oncoming recession.
Faced with the next crisis, the monkeys at central banks are going to do what everyone expects them to do. The feds should let the market rates be set.
Markets, economies, and even empires move in great, long-term swings. Sometimes they are forward-looking and expansive. Look at the american stock market.
We’re in the longest bull market in US history. Volatility is the new normal. You just have to get used to it.
Why is the average US man poorer today than he was 45 years ago? His income is lower. Our grandkids taught us value tips on buying the dip.
Gold is real money. So, we measure real wealth in real money…and we compare it to dollar prices.
Stocks lost $1.4 trillion in value over the last few trading days. The press is reporting it as a ‘monster bloodbath.’
So far, the big, fat, ugly Dow has sat on the wall and refused to tumble. But last week, Donald J Trump gave it a shove.
Beyond Meat — a company that sells imitation meat products — got whacked with a 12% loss. That still left it nearly 10 times above its initial offer price.