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Angry. Disillusioned. Doomed?South Africa is drop-dead gorgeous. Its people are the salt of the earth. But it is one of the most unequal societies in the world, which makes it a challenging place to live … to put it mildly. One thing I've learned in my travels is that when inequality reaches extreme levels, dire consequences follow. So, when a new data set on inequality in the U.S. arrived in my inbox, I realized I had the makings of this week's Bauman Daily. If you doubt the relevance to growing and protecting your investments, read on…
What the Smart Money Did on Friday and MondayMy reaction to those big up days was probably like yours. Momentum (aka growth) stocks in The Bauman Letter’s model portfolio have taken a beating since the beginning of the year. So has my personal portfolio. So, when those stocks jumped like a frog off a hot highway on Friday and Monday, I breathed a sigh of relief.“ The worst must be over. The smart money is piling back in.” That’s what I wanted to think. But the facts tell a different story … and prove why smart investors ignore short-term moves like these.
I Think Pot Will Rise 1,000% in 2022The industry may be growing like a weed, but pot stocks are extremely cheap... Chris Cimorelli believes these 10 could rise 1,000% next year.
Buy These Stocks Before the Santa Claus RallyNo one really knows for certain what causes the Santa Claus rally. But it’s definitely an important trend.
Stock Market Jenga: Buy This ETF Before the Tower CrumblesGood breadth is a sign of a high-quality market. And we just haven’t been seeing that lately. The bulk of the S&P’s gains have come from just five stocks: Tesla, Nvidia, Google, Microsoft and Apple. Meanwhile, more and more stocks keep declining. It’s like a dangerous game of stock market Jenga. The tower is still there, but pull out the wrong block, and it all comes tumbling down. Could a Fed interest-rate hike bring about the big downfall? Ted Bauman and Clint Lee talk about the best- and worst-case scenarios, which types of stocks would be hit the hardest once the Fed pulls back, industries that are likely to do well and the perfect defensive ETF.