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The Investment of the DecadeIn today’s Your Money Matters, Clint Lee and Ted Bauman discuss what Ted calls the “investment of the decade.” Crypto? Pot stocks? NFTs? None of the above. Instead, it’s the investment that has created more wealth than any other in human history. It’s a classic play on supply and demand. And right now, demand is dramatically outstripping supply … creating three types of opportunities that can bring you huge gains if you buy in now.
The Fed’s Double Game Puts the Hurt on Growth StocksTwo powerful forces have closed in on growth stocks: The Fed and the pandemic. But, what does this mean for the rest of the market? Are we seeing a dot-com peak followed by a waterfall decline … or is this just a rotation that smart investors can profit from? In today’s Your Money Matters, Ted Bauman and Clint Lee discuss the fall of growth indexes, the Fed’s tapering timeline and how you can protect and grow your portfolio.
Unusual Options Activity: Has This Country Hit Rock Bottom?FXI lost over 20% in 2021... but one unusual options trader is betting over $4 million for China's large-cap index to soar from here.
The Fed’s Great SwitcherooThe narrative around the Fed’s increasingly hawkish stance is that it’s reacting to consumer price inflation. That’s part of it, but I’m convinced Powell & Co. are playing at a much bigger game. Ever since the great financial crisis, asset markets have become unhealthily dependent on easy money. Besides exacerbating inequality, artificially inflated asset markets are prone to bubbles and bust. That’s why the most incisive market watchers have been saying for a long time that the Fed’s biggest challenge is to end this dependency once and for all. If that’s what the Fed is doing, how’s it going to affect markets? More importantly, which assets will suffer, and which will prosper?
Big Picture, Big Profits: Predictions for 20222022 looks to be an interesting year for investors: a swift market rotation, continued inflation woes, volatility, midterm elections and at least three wild cards in the mix. To survive and thrive through it all, you must start with the big picture. Then you drill down to find the big profits. That's what Ted Bauman and Clint Lee do for you in this first 2022 edition of Your Money Matters. Watch now to hear what both expect of this year and the six exchange-traded funds they recommend.