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Gary A. Gordon, MS, CFP® is the president of Pacific Park Financial, Inc., a Registered Investment Adviser with the SEC. He has more than 28 years of experience as a personal coach in “money matters,” including risk ... more


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Here’s What Will Cause The Next Recession (Part 2)
Each of the last three recessions contained elements of extraordinary financial instability. For example, Savings & Loan (S&L) institutions used federally insured deposits to make reckless real estate loans in the 1980s.
Here’s What Will Cause The Next Recession
Financial professionals frequently opine that asset prices are a function of economic conditions. Assets like stocks, bonds and real estate rise in value when the economy is expanding.
All-Time Stock Highs: Why Modest Risk-Renting Will Outshine Extreme Risk-Taking
There has been a great deal of media hype surrounding new all-time highs in the U.S. stock market. For that matter, there has been a fair amount of puffery when it comes to how well stocks are performing overall.
The Attractiveness Of A Defensive Stock Strategy
In January of 2018, the U.S. economy surprised to the upside at nearly every turn. Since that time, however, the fundamentals have slowly deteriorated.
Why Do Bond Investors Doubt The Stock Market Recovery?
Longer-term Treasury bond yields continue to slide below shorter-term maturities. Bond investors are gobbling up long-term government debt because they believe that the economy will slow dramatically.
Will The ‘Fed Put’ Work On The Next Go-Around?
The Federal Reserve’s “180-degree turn” has worked swimmingly for borrowers and risk-takers alike. The 10-year yield has dropped from 3.24% to 2.62%.
Fooling Investors For A Third Time
After being fooled by dot-com mania at the turn of the century, many stock investors vowed that they would not make the same mistake twice.
From 50 To Zero: Why Investors Are Shunning International Stocks
Since 2008, allocating abroad has been an exercise in futility. Whereas the U.S. market has experienced admirable total return gains, non-U.S. equities have netted next to nothing for 11 years.
EC The Silencing Of The Bears
Since 2015, I have been less than enthusiastic about risk assets. And while I do not short the market, nor have I ever been completely divested from equities, investors have been rewarded for “going long”.
Will The Fed’s Capitulation Come Back To Sack Investor Portfolios?
The Fed’s capitulation is intriguing in that it offered to be patient on what to do about interest rates as well as balance sheet reduction.
EC Vive La Résistance? Investor Sentiment May Tell The Tale For Stocks
Bulls may need to see the S&P 500 punch through and stay through resistance. Meanwhile, bears might garner even more conviction should the resistance prove particularly difficult.
Gundlach Is Right About Junk Bonds And Stocks
Stock enthusiasts think the worst is behind us. Of course, they appear to be ignoring the fact that bear market rallies are quite common, and that the current upswing may just fit the bill.
Let’s Not Kid Ourselves… The Market Will Remain Under Pressure
The rally will come back under pressure. Global economic weakness, aggregate central bank quantitative tightening as well as executive trepidation on buyback efficacy are realities that cannot be swept under the bearskin rug.
EC When Banks Get Beat, Who Wins?
I cannot tell you whether or not another financial crisis is around the corner. I can tell you that when banks get beat, overly aggressive risk-taking in broader stock indexes is ill-advised.
How Long Before Powell Throws In The Rest Of The Towel?
Until Powell throws in the towel in a decisive manner, with the promise of more stimulus — zero-rate policy, negative rate policy, quantitative easing — riskier assets will trade like riskier assets.
Should You Buy The S&P 500 Dip Or Sell The S&P 500 Rips?
Until recently, the U.S. stock market had been taking Federal Reserve rate hikes and quantitative tightening (QT) in stride.
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