Economy

1 Earnings Season Trigger for Growth Stocks

Jump to Today’s IanCast Hot Topics: 🔥 Macro — This data looks negative, but spoiler: I think it’s going to be positive for growth stocks (some down 80% & 90%). They’ll not only survive but lead the market higher.  (1:00)  🔥 Crypto — A lot of altcoins took a hit especially after bitcoin’s drop to…

Moments of Fear Offer the Greatest Opportunities

Today, the Federal Reserve raised rates by 0.75%. And over the past few days, I’ve been asked… “Charles, will you change your approach to stock investing now that interest rates are rising?” My response is simple and to the point… Absolutely not! Because no one can accurately predict interest rates, the economy or the stock…

Capitulation Signals Fed’s Next Big Move?

Capitulation Signals Fed’s Next Big Move?

Capitulation is a signal of mass panic among investors. It’s the ultimate washout and tends to precede some of the biggest gains in stock market history. But we just aren’t seeing it yet. Instead, since May 20 (after two consecutive months of losses for the major indices) … we’ve seen the complete opposite. Investors are ravenously buying the…

How to Profit When Mr. Market Overshoots

During the dot-com bubble, no price was too high to pay. In fact, investors were willing to pay 76X earnings from Microsoft! There’s no question that the business was an outstanding one. At one time, Microsoft’s operating system powered 95% of all PCs in the world. But to be trading at 76X earnings? That was…

Does It Matter if You Make Money?

Does It Matter if You Make Money?

Your 5-Minute Weekly Update on the World’s Biggest Trends and Opportunities   Suddenly, Money Matters COVID-19 made for some wild times. We had prolonged lockdowns. Stimulus checks. Tiger King. But even stranger, we had a massive run-up in stocks that don’t make any money: Boom and bust for nonprofitable stocks. Of course, this is hardly…

Sell Jay and Go Away

Sell Jay and Go Away

Sell in May and go away… Ah yes, the familiar adage among investors that comes up this time every year. It refers to the calendar tendency for below-average stock market returns from May to October. But this time around, what really matters is “sell Jay and go away.” Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell, that is….

$18 Billion in 1 Picture

$18 Billion in 1 Picture

Welcome to your new Monday Market update! This weekly special edition covers the “Big Picture” factors at play in this week’s headline — so you can stay ahead of the trends with ease! Your 5-Minute Weekly Update on the World’s Biggest Trends and Opportunities   The biggest traffic jam in history. Right now, there are…

Oil in the Mailbag and Four-Legged Profit Opportunities

Oil in the Mailbag and Four-Legged Profit Opportunities

It pays to be patient. Because regardless of what’s happening in the financial markets, there are always profit opportunities ahead. And they’re not always the next big innovation, either. As Charles shared this week, some of the best opportunities are often right next to us. So, if you missed it, be sure to catch up…

The Strange Spread No One’s Talking About

The Strange Spread No One’s Talking About

“Feeling good, like I should.” My three kids sang the lyrics to Surfaces’ “Sunday Best” over and over again during the 14 hours we spent in the car during their spring break vacation. And as I tried my best to take a break from work while I was with my family, the catchy pop tune…

Charles’ Aunt Is Beating Wall Street… You Can, Too

Charles’ Aunt Is Beating Wall Street… You Can, Too

One of the great things about investing is that you never have to kick yourself about the big one that got away. There are always plenty more opportunities to take advantage of. In fact, sometimes waiting can prove to be more profitable in the long run. That’s why investing is Charles’ favorite hobby. And Charles…