Last week the market “celebrated” an infamous anniversary. You see, it was March 9, 2009, when U.S. stocks hit their recession low. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped to 6,547, a level not previously seen since April 1997. The S&P 500 fell below 700, which was a 13-year low. Now, that’s an anniversary that you […]
I guess it shouldn’t have come as a big surprise. After all, presidential candidate Donald Trump promised to protect American jobs and right the perceived wrongs of “very, very bad trade deals.” Still, the surprise announcement by President Trump last week of some rather substantial tariffs on all steel and aluminum imports into the United […]
——————————————————— Jim Woods’ Weekly ETF Report for February 28, 2018 —————————————————- By: Jim Woods Editor-in-Chief, Successful ETF Investing, Intelligence Report The Fed Chair Serves Up a Surprise ETF Talk: Easy Exposure to the Commodities Market Get Ready to Achieve Economic Freedom On Pleasing Profoundly *********************************************************** The Fed Chair Serves Up a Surprise What’s driving […]
“Economic freedom is available to every American.” This is the positive message direct from the mind of my friend, colleague and former editor of the Weekly ETF Report, Doug Fabian. Now, long-time readers of this publication might remember that it was just about a year ago that Doug handed the reins over to me, along […]
——————————————————— Jim Woods’ Weekly ETF Report for February 14, 2018 —————————————————- By: Jim Woods Editor-in-Chief, Successful ETF Investing, Intelligence Report What Valentine’s Day Teaches Us About Investing ETF Talk: Is it Time to Short Long-Term Bonds with This Fund? Learning to Match the Beat of the ‘New World Man’ Market Ben’s Beautiful Wisdom […]
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On Monday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average tumbled 1,175 points, its biggest one-day point decline in history. And though the session saw “only” a 4.60% drop, putting it far down the list of biggest one-day percentage declines, the rapid descent was enough to fill even the most intrepid investor with a sense of dread. […]
I have a clear indicator that tells me when markets are feeling uneasy. I call it the “S.W.A.T. Guy” gauge, and here’s how it works.
I live on a small horse ranch in Southern California, and I have the good fortune of having some great neighbors. My closest neighbor is a retired deputy sheriff, and former S.W.A.T. team leader. […]
Bitcoin, cryptocurrencies and blockchain technologies have become all the rage over the past year. Some people think Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are going to liberate the planet from the clutches of fiat currencies and big-government-controlled central bank manipulation. Others think they represent the biggest bubble and the biggest boondoggle in recent market history. I suspect […]
We are just over a fortnight into 2018, and already the major averages are in a full-throttle bull run. In fact, as of midday Wednesday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average ($INDU) was up 250 points, or about 1%, and well above the psychologically significant 26,000 milestone. The one-year chart below of the Dow Jones Industrial Average […]
A new year often brings about the rise of hope. The hope of more freedom, more prosperity, more stock market gains… and a better world for humanity. Of course, very often we don’t get all of what we hope for. Yet it’s our eternal optimism and desire to strive for more of what’s good and […]