US Market Corrections

US Market Corrections

US markets correct in a regular rhythm.  It used to be every 13-21 years over 200 years ago.  Recently this correction time frame has shortened to about every 9-13 years. Not all corrections are the same intensity.  Since stock market corrections are market moving...
Government Shut Down

Government Shut Down

This is what typically happens during a partial government shutdown.Required to work with a delayed paycheck.“Essential” Federal employees will work without pay. More than 420,000 federal employees across numerous agencies will continue to work even as the government...
TARIFFS AND TRADE WARS

TARIFFS AND TRADE WARS

A tariff is a tax or duty that a government places on a class of imported goods (tariffs on exports are very rare). In theory, this makes the foreign products more expensive — boosting domestic makers of the product, which don’t have to pay the tax. The tariff...
Catching a Falling Knife

Catching a Falling Knife

Don’t try to catch a falling knife or a falling stock once it has started its rapid decline.  There are retracements along the way that can provide entry points if you cannot resist and have some risk capital to use.  Remember, the further the fall, the greater...
Economically Speaking

Economically Speaking

We always need to be aware of NEWS.  Economic reports make up a large portion of the news. Below is a list of Economic Events that can affect the action of the market. Many other countries have similar economic reports as the USA and those can influence the US markets...
Role of the Central Banks

Role of the Central Banks

There is a lot to understand about the world of banking and how it affects the global markets. Global markets affect the US markets.  We will take this one step at a time. First of all, what is a Central Bank? The Central Bank is an institution that provides financial...