Should You Invest In “Safe” Stocks?

March 25, 2022 Should You Invest In “Safe” Stocks? Markets are still volatile.   Inflation is high.  Russia’s invasion of Ukraine doesn’t look like its ending soon. NATO is massing troops and warships on the border or Russia.  There’s fear of a potential recession.  Oil prices are gushing higher, etc.  And investors are terrified.   […]

Let’s Talk About The Metaverse

March 24, 2022 Let’s Talk About The Metaverse Investors are paying millions for Metaverse real estate.   According to a report from Brand Essence Market Research, the Metaverse real estate market could grow at a compound annual rate of 31% through 2028.   So far, “Prices have gone up 400% to 500% in the last […]

Oil Prices Are Ramping Up… How We Can Use This To Our Advantage

March 23, 2022 Oil Prices Are Ramping Up… How We Can Use This To Our Advantage Here we go again… Days after oil dropped from a high of $130.50, prices are rebounding.   Last checked, oil was up another $3 a barrel to $112.10.  All thanks to tighter global supply, with Russian output impacted by sanctions.  […]

Crypto Options Trading – The Next “Big Thing”?

March 22, 2022 Crypto Options Trading – The Next “Big Thing”? Bitcoin just got a massive boost. For the first time ever, a major bank in the U.S. carried out an OTC crypto options trade. With the help of Galaxy Digital, Goldman Sachs was able to execute an OTC Bitcoin non-deliverable option, or an option […]

3 Trade Ideas To Consider With Higher Interest Rates On The Way

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The Fed just raised rates by a quarter point.

Along with the hike, the central bank is penciling in another six rate hikes this year. For 2023, we could see another three hikes, with no hikes in 2024.

In fact, officials are signaling they expect for the rate to rise to about 2% by the end of the year. By the close of 2023, the rate could be up to 2.75%.

A Big Opportunity With Discount Retailers?

March 18, 2022 A Big Opportunity With Discount Retailers? When’s the last time you paid this much to fill up your car? Or stock up your refrigerator? It’s been years.  So, it really comes as no shock retail sales were only up 0.3% in February, as compared to a 4.9% increase in January. “Inflation is […]

With Interest Rates On The Rise, Where Should We Invest?

March 17, 2022 With Interest Rates On The Rise, Where Should We Invest? The Federal Reserve did something unexpected. Not only did the central bank raise interest rates a quarter point, it reduced its 2022 US GDP growth estimates from 4% to 2.8%, and increased its inflation guide from 2.6% to 4.3%. It’s also penciling […]

What Can The Average Investor Do At This Point? 

March 16, 2022 What Can The Average Investor Do At This Point?  II hate saying it. But I’m sure you’d rather us be brutally honest. Or, we can lie and tell you everything is just terrific, as we tip-toe through the daisies. Inflation could get worse before it gets better.   The Consumer Price Index just […]

The Best Course Of Action To Take With Higher Interest Rates

March 15, 2022 The Best Course Of Action To Take With Higher Interest Rates Here we go… In the days ahead, the Federal Reserve is set to hike interest rate by a quarter-point. All in an effort cool red-hot inflation. In fact, “The economic outlook supports the Fed’s current plans to boost the federal funds […]