Frankly, this whole story is pretty hard to believe…and with the rumour mill humming at maximum capacity, it’s hard to tell what’s true.
While most analysts seemed to fail to predict the Brexit vote back in 2016, they’re either a lot smarter now or they smelt Theresa May’s defeat a mile away.
It took them months to admit what was already obvious to most of the population. That is, that the economic ‘slowdown’ was in fact a full-blown crisis.
There’s an interesting trend happening before our eyes…one apparent across nearly all industries…and it’s probably not good for you. It’s the ‘spurt’ world we now live in.
Here at Money Morning New Zealand, we watch out for both positive and negative black-swan events…because we believe they can seriously affect your wealth.
As 2018 draws to a close, it’s as good a time as any to reflect and take stock. Perhaps a time to reflect on your own share trading. And see what lessons can be learned…
Stocks are down, again. You know that. But it’s not just stocks. Bond yields are on their way down too. It may have something to do with trade tensions.
You and I, we’re not going to copy what leads to average results at best (and terrible results all other times). We’re going to do this instead…
I’ll admit it. I love chasing fat tails. Now, before you try to guess what that means…I’ll go ahead and tell you that you’re probably wrong. Here are a few examples of what I’m talking…
About two hours into dinner he said something that shocked me. He said that he thinks ‘investing is essentially gambling.’
Buying is back on the menu. In fact, investors haven’t been this giddy since the volatility shock in February earlier this year.
Lotteries are crappy investments. I think everyone will agree with that. But does that stop millions of people from buying tickets every week? The same could be said about stocks.
Like that one uncle whose hip starts to hurt when it’s about to rain, folks are starting to feel that something ain’t right. We believe that uneasiness is well-founded… Here’s why.
It’s time to take stock. Look at what you’ve got right. Try to learn from mistakes. And keep moving forward. Of course, you won’t hear this from the mainstream…