Tag: markets

20 Sep, 2021
26 Aug, 2021
23 Aug, 2021

One step forward two steps back

https://media.blubrry.com/chasingtheyield/p/chasingtheyield.com/mp3/2021-08-23-CTY018.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 21:36 — 15.5MB) | EmbedSubscribe Android | Blubrry | Podchaser | Podcast Index | RSS | MoreChasing the Yield – August 23, 2021 Episode 18 Value 4 Value podcastingListen to this podcast on PodFriend News https://www.chasingtheyield.com/2021/08/18/target-sales-up-8-9-year-over-year/ https://www.chasingtheyield.com/2021/08/18/main-street-capital-announces-38-5-million-in-investments/ https://www.chasingtheyield.com/2021/08/19/jjs-ceo-announces-hes-stepping-down/ Portfolio Update LowYield MediumYield HighYield Week -2.02% -2.37% -3.52% […]
18 Aug, 2021

Markets drop over 1% at the end of the day

Stock losses accelerated toward the end of the trading session, leaving major indices around session lows by the time the market closed. The Fed minutes, released Wednesday afternoon, showed most officials believe the economic recovery has advanced enough that the central bank could begin the tapering process sometime this year. That put some pressure on stocks, which […]
16 Aug, 2021

Regaining some lost ground

Regained some lost ground last week, possible class action law suit brewing for Hoegh LNG Partners, employers increasingly looking towards vaccine mandates, companies hoarding cash, and much more!
11 Aug, 2021

Inflation remains a lingering problem

I wish the federal government would back off a bit. Then we might know exactly where we stand. Eviction and foreclosure moratoriums, a $1 trillion plus infrastructure bill, and now a $3.5 trillion budget blueprint will only cloud things on this economy. The Labor Department reported Wednesday that its consumer-price index rose 5.4% in July from a […]
26 Jul, 2021
19 Jul, 2021

Do market days like today make you jittery?

I’m no longer investing for growth. I’m purely investing for income. Portfolio growth is a good side-effect if I can have it but I’m mainly looking for principal preservation. So, let me ask you, if you’re retired now like me & living off your dividends do days like today give you a scare? They shouldn’t. […]
27 May, 2021

Momentum investing means you’re usually behind the curve

In the short run people might make out. But you’ll never know if you’re getting in when the momentum is subsiding or when it’s just starting to take off. It only works in the long term if the businesses use this opportunity to turn themselves around. If they continue on the same path of being […]