Summer’s here, and the US stock market is going through its seasonal “two steps forward, two steps back” dance.
Meanwhile, longer term investors are looking for the next big investing opportunity.
The Eurozone has been tarred and feathered since the 2008 financial crisis. But although the region is down, it’s not out.
Is now a good opportunity to get into Eurozone investments while the prices are still low? How can you tell when and if the Eurozone has profitable investment opportunities?
I talk about that, plus the drama I had the past week at home, in today’s podcast!
The Fed has signaled that they may keep interest rates low and continue bond purchases until 2014 or 2015. Nevertheless, investors are edgy.
If Bernanke stops the Fed’s bond purchasing program, bond values may decrease causing rates to rise. The Fed also can’t keep interest rates low forever.
Higher interest rates will impact your savings and investments. Will you be ready when rates go back up? Are you aware of how rising interest rates may affect you? Are you ready to keep inflation from devouring your purchasing power, and – most importantly – do you know how?
You’d be surprised. I talk about how rising interest rates may impact your wallet, plus strategies to protect yourself, in this week’s podcast.
Some consider the bond market the ugly stepsister to stocks, and tend to ignore this unsexy sibling. However, investors pay more attention to the bond market for warning signals about the health of our economy – not the stock market.
What’s the bond market telling investors today? Will the party continue, or are we going to turn into pumpkins soon?
I give my opinion, and my hot topic of the week, in this week’s podcast!