The coronavirus pandemic continues and may even get worse when the fall flu season arrives. What are some safe investments if the pandemic gets worse? Investors have piled into tech stocks like the FAANG as these investments seem reasonably secure. But, these stocks are also high-priced and not immune to a correction if sales fall off. And, sales could fall off as more and more people continue being out of work and without any discretionary spending. There are some companies that have done well during the pandemic and which stand to prosper if things get worse.
As the coronavirus continues to spread and claim lives across the world, the markets have plummeted and people in the “informal economies” of the world are without work or food. As we wrote in our article, How Far Could Stocks Fall, we reminded our readers that the stock market crash that started in 1929 did not end until 90% of market value was gone three years later. The economy was further damaged by an ill-advised trade war (Smoot Hawley Tariff) and the evaporation of credit. Historians may decide in years to come that the […]
The VIX “fear index” has been moving up as 2020 approaches. Many believe that a market slowdown is the best we can expect in the coming year while many others expected ever-increasing volatility and a major correction. The issue for long term investors is how to invest in volatile markets.
As the bull market ages, investors are not only worried about their investments next year, many investors are scared to death, according to CNBC Trading Nation.
Stocks may be at highs, but investors could be acting overly cautious heading into 2020.Even more than […]