10 big worries about this market
The rally that started the year has stalled a bit, but optimism is still running way too hot. I think it's time to take profits, but here's what to watch if you dare to play on.
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The problem we have in investing is not the market going down, but what to invest in when it does.
I am sure there are some precious metal stocks to purchase, (I have some IAU, miners).
Having cash isn't too bad except for the devaluing it faces without any growith potential. It just sits idle.
To be in dividend stocks is alright because they do give out cash, but dividends can be cut off at the board level and dividend stocks can go down to half price or better. Remember we bought some in 2009 that have more than doubled since like ARCC and MCD.
Oil or gas, got some of those, but if no one is working there is not as much corporate income so dividends may drop and they can go down fast in price. I have or had a couple of those that have doubled or better since 2009, namely KMP and WES.
So to be forewarned is alright, but what do you do with the money if you cash out?
Do you just try to keep as much as you can in stocks that you know will recover quicker after knowing they will go down?
All questions that this economy brings up which are not easy to answer.
The natural instinct is to throw in the towel---Yal it IS NOT THE TIME TO QUIT.
We need to unify, not like Tea Partiers, we can't gut the system in one cut. There needs to be some respect for commonsense. Yet, that is the very problem, each group (left & Right politicians) have their brand of commonsense. Neither are close to the will of the people; the people who are their constituents. The very constiutents that buy the "schmill" from THEIR Congressman, THEIR Senator; so, we the people re-elect at a rate of 85% of all incumbents. Until WE THE PEOPLE (I guess) decide that sending back the same old Politiker---we will continue to get the SAME OLE Result!!
I challenge each of us, do one political thing each day at a minimum weekly; send a facebook to encourage others, send a message to Washington; email, tweet;call; tell them to act --Enough of your self serving agenda, Do what is right of Americans!!
God Bless America, God Bless mine and your Children and Grandchildren, God Bless my Faith God Bless us all to hold strong in these troubled times!
Stock Market = Politically favored bankers inflation protection as provided through QE and sequels.
Karma = Baby Boomers taking full advantage of Dow 14000 to fund retirement while bankers try to figure out how to get off their inflated position by selling to sucker investors.
Investors = Watching the funny drama and waiting for the inevitable correction.
Why does the muslim brotherhood get free f-16's
When American citizens can't be trusted with common hunting rifles???!!
It's pretty obvious from his track record that Mirhadari has lost all credibilty as a financial writer. His only support comes from those who perpetually spew their usual dismay , pessimism and bigotry towards any kind of financial improvement. These are the shorts in mind and thought as well as in strategy - habitual Losers who see imaginary conspiracies in every facet of economic development which has denied them from gaining any benefit .If you are a long term serious investor the numbers are in your favor.
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[BRIEFING.COM] The major averages began the trading day with modest gains before slipping into the red. The Nasdaq remains in the green while the Dow Jones Industrial Average (-0.2%) and S&P 500 (-0.1%) hover just below their flat lines with eight sectors trading in the red.
Most notably, the largest S&P 500 sector, technology (+0.2%) has claimed the early lead thanks to broad gains among chipmakers. The PHLX Semiconductor Index is higher by 0.1%. This has contributed to the ... More
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