Profitable Investing Tips
With concepts like the blockchain and freedom from government oversight DeFi can seem very bright, shiny, and new. But when we look at decentralized versus traditional finance, we see that Defi borrows heavily from “TradFi” and some of what it has borrowed are the bad parts!
Bloomberg writes about the housing crisis and we are thinking about the rental crisis and your investments. Just two years ago at the height of the Pandemic people were unable to pay and were afforded protection by the CARES act and various state laws as well. Many who had invested in rental property and were paying on their loans were in trouble when their cash flow was typically negative. What does the current rental crisis portend for investors?
Another warning of more trouble in stocks came from Citigroup who ran up a red flag based on too many analysts being too optimistic. This may sound a little strange but it turns on that both in 2000 with the dot com crash and 2007 with the Financial Crisis crash it was the case that excessive optimism preceded very dark times for the market. If this is the case, will crypto continue to follow the stock market?
Coinbase reported the mixed outlook for Bitcoin trading as the cryptocurrency opens a new trendline but sees its 200-day moving average fall. Both of these “mixed” signs are technical indicators and not market fundamentals. How should the smart Bitcoin trader proceed from here considering the mixed outlook for Bitcoin trading?
Stocks that pay dividends offer the investor the potential for growth of their investment along with quarterly cash dividends. When choosing dividend stocks it is wise to consider the ability of the company in question to keep paying dividends over time and their ability to routinely increase the dividend yield on their stock.
Promoters hope that the popularity of the celebrity rubs off on their product. But please ignore celebrities who promote crypto. There is a long record of these folks giving bad advice that results in your financial losses as you follow them.