As Sentiment Improves, the S&P 500 Slowly Climbs

Investor sentiment continues to improve as certain sectors — specifically energy, materials and utilities— lead the way.

In the past month, eight of the 11 S&P 500 sectors are in the green, and the S&P 500 is up over 3%.

As a result, bearish sentiment has decreased from 53.5% to 37.1%.

Source: AAII

 

And though inflation remains hot, our team of editors and analysts are ready to show readers where profit potential can be found. Here are this week’s top stories from your favorite Weiss Ratings experts.

Why Amazon’s Split Wasn’t Rocket Fuel

With so much hype behind Amazon’s stock split, expectations were that it would salvage an otherwise abysmal year for the e-commerce giant. But rather than gambling on tech in the short term, Managing Editor Jordan Chussler says investors should consider this investment vehicle instead.

VIDEO: Big Tech Is Gearing Up to Break Out

What does a successful “soft landing” from the Fed look like? What kind of long-term picks will bring generational wealth? In this segment, Financial News Anchor Jessica Borg interviews Senior Analyst Jon Markman about how Big Tech is far from dead, and which companies are poised to rally. Jon says large firms are using this period of pullbacks to their advantage, expanding and innovating for future fortunes.

Take Advantage of Soaring Fuel Prices

This week, the retail price of diesel hit $5.70 per gallon. The national average for gasoline is $4.95 per gallon. And natural gas futures are at a 14-year high. Senior Analyst Mike Larson tells readers how they can benefit from soaring fuel prices with energy-focused exchange-traded funds (ETFs).

Baby Formula Is a Canary in a Coal Mine

The baby-formula shortage hints at other supply-chain risks we’ll face in the future, and antibiotics and medicine could top that list. Senior Analyst Tony Sagami reports on how China supplies the United States with 97% of its drugs, and what this could mean for both consumers and investors.

As Crises Mount, Commodities Benefit

Between higher gas prices, food prices and housing costs, it’s clear that Americans are spending more to support themselves and their families. Right now, dozens of forces are converging to create one of the biggest commodity bull markets of all time. Cycles expert Sean Brodrick explains how to prepare for the looming boom.

VIDEO: Urgent Personal Message From Dr. Martin Weiss

In this fireside chat, Weiss Ratings founder Dr. Martin Weiss discusses how runaway inflation, flawed Federal Reserve policy and unlimited money printing is leading to an economic shock wave that will be felt around the world, and that will deeply impacting ill-prepared investors’ wealth.

Until next week,

The Weiss Ratings Team

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