Price-to-earnings multiples are going to get even more excessive as bond investors switch into the Russell 2000.
Any tapering by the Federal Reserve will result in recession.
Technology and small caps should be attractive to investors worried about fixed income.
After notching one all-time high after another with nary a pause, stocks have registered a series of increasingly sharper pullbacks in recent weeks.
They're easy to trade and offer the advantages of traditional mutual funds, but without the hefty fees charged by active managers.
Global markets reacted to the mixed message from the Fed by selling. But there is indication of another rally phase ahead.
Opportunities abound during the summer months for proactive investors.
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