Economy

They’re Hiding THIS From You!

They’re Hiding THIS From You!

Shortages in physical goods are everywhere. We’re already hearing warnings that the limited number of ocean shipping containers will make holiday shopping difficult this year. Lack of materials is hurting homebuilders. The price of beef is rising because there just isn’t enough for everyone. Many believe we have COVID-19 to blame for this. But there…

1 Major Factor Holding Back the Economic Recovery

1 Major Factor Holding Back the Economic Recovery

Holidays are a time to celebrate or commemorate an important event. But for consumers, it’s also a time to break out the wallet. Retailers count on holidays to generate big sales figures. Black Friday following Thanksgiving has become an annual tradition. But for car dealerships, Labor Day may be the most important day of the…

2 Urgent Predictions Before Powell’s Speech Today

2 Urgent Predictions Before Powell’s Speech Today

The much-anticipated Jackson Hole meeting of central banks is nearly over, so it won’t be long before investors know how the market responds … tumbling down or zooming higher. It all depends on the Federal Reserve’s taper message, and how quickly they take away the punch bowl. With COVID’s delta presenting a major unknown, there’s…

Don’t Abandon the Market — Find Refuge From This Dual Threat

Don’t Abandon the Market — Find Refuge From This Dual Threat

Time to start “dialing back.” That’s how Mary Daly, president of the San Francisco Fed, views the Federal Reserve’s stimulus measures. Daly sees less need for support, and she’s hardly alone in her view. No fewer than eight other Fed presidents have voiced a similar assessment recently. That’s because they are confident about the ongoing…

Who Will Pay Tax on Cryptos? Congress Will Decide

Who Will Pay Tax on Cryptos? Congress Will Decide

When you hear the word “infrastructure,” you probably think of roads, bridges and buildings. But the White House’s proposed infrastructure bill, which is currently making its way through Congress, expands the definition to include digital infrastructure — specifically, cryptocurrencies and decentralized networks. The infrastructure bill originally required traders, miners and networks to report capital gains…

This ETF Will Predict the Stock Market’s Next Move

This ETF Will Predict the Stock Market’s Next Move

The stock market sure kept us on our toes this week: earnings reports … an announcement from the Federal Reserve … ongoing infrastructure bill drama … rising COVID-19 Delta cases. And it’s all affecting one corner of the market in particular, which gives us important clues about the sustainability of this current rally. Today I’ll…

Don’t Be Shaken Out – Banyan Hill Publishing

Don’t Be Shaken Out – Banyan Hill Publishing

In March 2020, as the stock market gingerly crept back up after the huge Corona Crash, I said investors should beware of a “double bottom” … a second big pullback. I was wrong. Plenty of my commenters on my YouTube channel are still making fun of me about that. Except for a couple of big…

The Market Mousetrap Hasn’t Sprung … but It’s Wobbling

The Market Mousetrap Hasn’t Sprung … but It’s Wobbling

Two weeks ago, I said the stock market is like a mousetrap. It’s so dependent on the Federal Reserve that the slightest hints of policy change cause extreme reactions. I was right. Yesterday, the market snapped briefly. Is this a sign of things to come? In today’s video, I explain what disturbed the cheese ……

The 3rd Fed Mandate — How to Protect Your Wealth

The 3rd Fed Mandate — How to Protect Your Wealth

I’ve never experienced a “normal” stock market. I started analyzing stocks professionally four years after the global financial system collapsed in 2008, taking equities with it. During those four years, the world’s central banks, with the Federal Reserve in the lead, had instituted a dramatic shift in monetary policy. They engineered ultra-low interest rates. Fed-controlled…

The Real Secret to Making Money in the Stock Market

The Real Secret to Making Money in the Stock Market

Today’s Take: Take back your financial freedom with the Miracle on Main Street. I didn’t grow up wealthy. Not by a long shot. I always remember there was never enough money to go around. But my parents did their best. My mother stayed at home, taking care of four boys. And my father worked long…