We have recently been hit by a bear market, which is when the stock market falls by 20% from its most recent highs. With bear markets come widespread pessimism combined with negative investor sentiment. Because we have had an extended bull market that lasted for over a decade, many younger investors don’t remember seeing a … Continue reading What’s the Difference Between a Recession and a Depression?
In a recent piece on building a portfolio that can withstand any market environment, we discussed how many considered a 100% stock portfolio as the place to be during the last ten years. Then came a global pandemic and oil price war that set stocks back about 30% year to date. Disappointingly, other asset classes … Continue reading Hiding Places: Profitable ETFs During the Coronavirus Bear Market