The S&P 500 is tied for its 2nd best performance since 1990. Only 1991’s January/February trading action has been better.
As 2019 begins, and after a turbulent fourth quarter of 2018, we thought it would be an opportune time to check the pulse of the economy and markets with one of the most outspoken and adamant bears on the fiat monetary system.
The beginning of the year is always a good time to take personal inventory. I’m not just talking about going over one’s portfolio, net worth, and asset allocation model.
The markets are so close to falling below support that the possibility of another excruciating 10% correction must be considered and braced for.
The final quarter of 2018 has been marked by stock market volatility, much of which has stemmed from the ongoing trade tensions between the U.S. and China. Investors are getting worried, but there’s another school of thought: is it possible that the President is preparing to strike a deal, which would send the equities markets soaring to fresh all-time highs?