The US has just entered into a technical recession. That is, two consecutive quarters of negative GDP growth.
Now, some think the US economy will struggle over the next year as inflation remains high, the Fed hikes interest rates, and consumers become more conservative with spending.
Others believe our economy has a lot of room to run — especially as we start to get back to normal followin... ››› more
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The US economy is in the deepest recession in living memory.
Also, the US Federal rate has dropped from 2.25%, taking the borrowing interest rate to 0.25%.
And yet, in the last quarter, the Dow Jones and the S&P 500 have baffled the world having the best quarterly rallies since 1998.
In the last three months, each stock market has surged more than 20%.
Now I don... ››› more
More than three decades ago, best-selling author Harry Browne, argued that the odds are stacked against the typical investor who's overwhelmed by technical jargon, market volatility and the business of money management.
That's why in his book, Why the Best Laid Investment Plans Usually Go Wrong, Browne explained that it's impossible to rely on advisors, brokers or systems to make money in the ... ››› more
It's been a tough few years for the construction industry but now that Donald Trump is president of the United States things are starting to look up.
The Trump presidency is turning out to be very bullish for the equity markets and especially the construction sector which will be helped by the new fiscal policy stance.
Today's FTSE 100 stock has been touted as a potential beneficiary from an... ››› more
You have to go back more than 400 years where the first major “asset bubble” happened.
Between November 1636 and May 1637, tulip prices soared 20-fold, before plunging 99%.
Then from January 1720 to June, the second major asset bubble occurred also known as the South Sea Bubble.
Shares from UK-based South Sea company surged more than eight-fold from £128 to £1,050, before collapsing... ››› more
When it comes to trying to predict whether a recession is looming, there is one way you can find out. Have a look at the yield curve. Let's take a closer look at why the yield curve can indicate that a recession is on its way…
There's been on-and-off talk about a double-dip US recession for years, Dr Steve Sjuggerud explains in Daily Wealth.
A few months of bad data come out and the mai... ››› more
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