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What to Do When the Easy Money Era Is Over

What to Do When the Easy Money Era Is Over

“Watch out for the falling apples…” That’s what Alpha Investor founder Charles Mizrahi told me the other day. Stocks continue their march lower. And both the S&P 500 and Nasdaq have entered bear markets. There’s no doubt that the previous era of easy money is over. And higher interest rates and rising inflation have investors…

1 Secret Movement Smart Investors Understand

1 Secret Movement Smart Investors Understand

Markets have many little movements. Investors often mistake the end of a movement with the end of the bull market. Look up Beethoven’s Moonlight Sonata and you’ll see it’s broken up into many little movements. Between each movement is a break. If you’re not familiar with the sonata, you may confuse the end of the movement with…

The Catalyst to Beat the Market by a Country Mile

“Ninety-five percent of money managers can’t outperform the S&P 500 over a 10-year period.” A few months ago, I sat down with Robin Wigglesworth. He’s a global financial correspondent for the Financial Times. Robin recently wrote his book — Trillions: How a Band of Wall Street Renegades Invented the Index Fund and Changed Finance Forever….

Your Edge Over Wall Street’s Slot Machines

I don’t gamble. It never made sense to me. Why would I want to play a game where the odds are heavily stacked against me? It’s like starting a 100-yard race 20 yards behind the starting line. Sure, it’s possible you could win. But you’re starting at a huge disadvantage. That’s why I’m never tempted…

How to Make Money When Companies Slim Down

Investing just got a lot harder. After the market bottomed in March 2009, the S&P 500 soared as high as 800%. But the game has changed over the past six months. Inflation is now at its highest level in 40 years. And the Federal Reserve is no longer offering cheap money. The two tailwinds pushing…

Bear-O-Meter Reads = 90% OVER

Bear-O-Meter Reads = 90% OVER

We’re. Almost. There. Hang on Strong Hands!  Paul’s Bear-O-Meter is showing that we’re nearing the end. Given the recent price down moves, we’ve shifted the Bear-O-Meter to 90% to indicate that it’s almost over.  Since the previous rally did not take place and many stocks fell even further, it means that we have even more…

America 1.0 Recession? Stay in Growth!

🔥 🔥 🔥 Today’s Can’t-Miss IanCast Hits: Semiconductors, bonds, housing flags for bear market… Will the Federal Reserve reverse course? (:50) Ethereum’s 10K merge surge + bitcoin dominance & the next crypto rally. (17:05) Your questions answered: is bitcoin a meme blockchain and why I’m bullish on 3D-printing stocks like Proto Labs. (26:20) While the…

The Simple Way to Compound Your Wealth in Any Market

“Oh no … this is the big one!” Each market downturn looks like the next Great Depression is right around the corner. Really? Give me a break! The media is telling you that this time is different … but I don’t buy it. Yes, it’s the first time we’ve had inflation since 1982. And we’ve…

Recession Fears? Charles Has Your Back…

Recession Fears? Charles Has Your Back…

There seems to be no bottom in sight. Stocks continue sliding lower — getting closer to bear market territory. So, the big question on many investors’ minds is… “Are we headed for a recession?” And Alpha Investor founder Charles Mizrahi recently tackled it with our friend and colleague Paul Mampilly. Charles and Paul have lived…

“Genius” Neighbors, My Dog Riley and Mr. Market

Each morning, I walk my dog Riley around my neighborhood.  It’s my quiet time. I can tune in to nature and spend time thinking.  That’s why I avoid stop-and-chats. If I pass someone on the sidewalk, I’ll only nod and say hello.  I’m in my zone, and I want to stay there — until I…