Since September 13, 2019, when the Dow Jones Industrial Average was at 27,219, the Dow has plunged over 1500 points. Today’s low was 25,743.46, but settled back in to close at 26,201. Is this weakness due to the impeachment investigation? Are there underlying fundamentals that point to a correction? Will there be a Santa Rally in 2019?
12 Market Indicators. Examined.
12. Christmas Eve 2018 low of 21,712.53. December 2018 = worst performer for stocks since Great Depression. 2018 was a loser for stocks and corporate bonds. It’s a reminder that if you wait for the headlines that stocks are in trouble, it’s too late to protect yourself.
What’s Your Best Plan?
Here are sample Nest Egg Pie Charts.
They will make more sense after you attend a retreat, receive a 2nd opinion or assiduously read, comprehend and apply the strategies in my 3 bestselling books.
If you are going to trade, then you must apply an additional quantitative measure to your buy low/sell high analysis, after you have incorporated the 3-Ingredient Recipe for Cooking Up Profits, the Stock Report Card and the 4 Questions (all of which are outlined in my 1st book, Put Your Money Where Your Heart Is). Basically, in many industries (but not all), you are buying high, hoping to sell higher. That is why I’m discouraging trading, and encouraging that you stick to your knitting.
Additional Quantitative Measure for the Late Stage of the Business Cycle.
Additional Information on Unicorn IPOs, Gold, Cannabis, Tesla and More
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There are times when the wind is at your back, and others when the wind is in your face. Today, almost all of the leading indicators point to economic storms on the horizon. It’s time to fix the roof while the sun is still shining.
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Other Blogs of Interest
Tesla's 3Q 2019 Deliveries Could Hit 100,000.
Do We Talk Ourselves into Recessions? Interview with Nobel Prize Winning Economist Robert J. Shiller.
The Winners and Loser of a Clean Energy Policy.
Make the Climate Strike Personal.
Ford is Downgraded to Junk.
From Buried Alive in Bill to Buying Your Own Island.
The Manufacturing Recession. An Interview with Liz Ann Sonders.
Gold Mining ETFs Have Doubled.
The Gold Bull Market Has Begun.
The We Work IPO.
The Highs and Hangovers of Investing in Cannabis.
Recession Proof Your Life.
China Takes a Bite Out of Apple Sales.
Will the Dow Hit 30,000? A Check Up on the Economy
Red Flags in the Boeing 2Q 2019 Earnings Report
The Weakening Economy.
Think Capture Gains, Not Stop Losses.
Buy and Hold Works. Right?
Wall Street Secrets Your Broker Isn't Telling You.
Unaffordability: The Unspoken Housing Crisis in America.
Are You Being Pressured to Buy a Home or Stocks?
What's Your Exit Strategy?
Will the Feds Lower Interest Rates on June 19, 2019?
Should You Buy Tesla at a 2 1/2 Year Low?
It's Time To Do Your Annual Rebalancing.
Cannabis Crashes. Should You Get High Again?
Are You Suffering From Buy High, Sell Low Mentality?
Financial Engineering is Not Real Growth
The Zoom IPO.
10 Rally Killers. Fix the Roof While the Sun is Shining.
Uber vs. Lyft. Which IPO Will Drive Returns?
Boeing Cuts 737 Production by 20%.
Tesla Delivery Data Disappoints. Stock Tanks.
Why Did Wells Fargo's CEO Get the Boot?
Earth Gratitude This Earth Day.
Real Estate is Back to an All-Time High.
Is the Spring Rally Over?
The Lyft IPO Hits Wall Street. Should you take a ride?
Cannabis Doubles. Did you miss the party?
12 Investing Mistakes
Drowning in Debt? Get Solutions.
What's Hot in 2019?
The Debt Ceiling Was Hit (Again) on March 1, 2019.
How Bad Will the GDP Report Be?
2019 Investor IQ Test
The State of the Union
CBD Oil for Sale.
The High Cost of Free Advice.
Apple's Real Problem in China: Huawei.
2019 Crystal Ball.
2018 is the Worst December Ever.
Will the Feds Raise Interest Rates? Should They? Learn what you're not being told in the MSM.
Why FANG, Banks and Your Value Funds Are in Trouble.
When the Santa Rally is a Loser, the Next Year is a Bigger Loser.
Russia Dumps Treasuries and Buys Gold
OPEC and Russia Cut Oil Production.
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Natalie Pace is the co-creator of the Earth Gratitude Project and the author of The ABCs of Money, The ABCs of Money for College, The Gratitude Game and Put Your Money Where Your Heart Is. She blogs on Huffington Post and Medium, and is a frequent guest contributor to national news shows and magazines. She has been ranked the No. 1 stock picker, above over 830 A-list pundits, by an independent tracking agency, and has been saving homes and nest eggs since 1999.