market crash

As Peter Lynch once famously said “You get recessions, you have stock market declines. If you don’t understand that’s going to happen, then you’re not ready, you won’t do well in the markets”. Today I’m going to discuss some ways in which investors can protect their portfolios from downside risk. Show More

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The Dow Jones’ 2-day, 1,800-point correction, left many investors scrambling for ideas on Monday and Tuesday. By 10:30am Wednesday, many stocks had recovered close to their previous highs. While most experienced investors know that corrections and crashes can offer great buying opportunities, it’s easy to be caught off guard by... Show More

Nathan Bell

If you’re a know-something investor, then you’ve likely been expecting or hoping for a correction with increased volatility for a while. Corrections are normal, what’s been abnormal is the 59% increase in the S&P500 from the low of 1,810 in February 2016 without a 5% correction. Clearly this blissful period... Show More

James Gerrish

We look at markets in a number of ways combining fundamentals, seasonality, statistics and technical analysis - we never understand somebody that does not use all the information at their fingertips! Firstly, over the last 2 years we have regularly referred to the monthly US S&P500 chart illustrating the "5... Show More

Satyajit Das, author of “A Banquet of Consequences,” sees a crisis brewing in financial markets. "There's a lot of kindling, and people are walking around flicking lighters." Das says there are three basic ingredients required to cook up a crisis. 1) Overvaluation. "You can take PE ratios, you can look... Show More

Steve Johnson

This is not a time for hand holding. This post is for those, like us, excited about the falls we are seeing on global markets. It's for those, like us, who use these opportunities to invest. It's time to get busy and here's how to go about it: Show More