Largest Interest Hike in Decades Spooks the Market
On Wednesday, the Fed raised interest rates 75 basis points in a belated effort to combat runaway inflation. That’s good for the largest increase in 28 years.
The market’s reaction — as expected — was more panic.
However, our editors and analysts are prepared as ever and ready to share their ideas for the best places for investors to put their money to work. Here are this week’s top stories from your favorite Weiss Ratings experts.
According to Mike Larson, Weiss Ratings income investing specialist, “It’s official. We’re in a bear market.” On Monday, the S&P 500 slumped, extending the average decline from the early January peak to around 22%. This week, he discusses the staggering drop-off in IPOs, and what it means for the broader market.
The interesting thing about environments filled with fear and uncertainty is that investors can often find plenty of new profit opportunities. In this segment, Financial News Anchor Jessica Borg interviews new Associate Editor Nilus Mattive about where explosive opportunities exist. Nilus has decades of trading experience in traditional finance and explains his foray into the wild world of crypto markets.
The inflation disaster striking America is actually a lot worse than the 8.6% announced two Fridays ago. And according to Dr. Martin Weiss, no one in Washington is doing much about it. Unsurprisingly, he’s prepared and has a plan for investors to find profit amid disaster.
According to Redfin, median monthly rent surpassed $2,000 for the first time ever. It’s an unfortunate time to be a renter ... but it’s a good time to be a landlord. Editorial Director Dawn Pennington discusses how investors can turn to real estate investment trusts (REITs) as rent prices continue to skyrocket.
Video games and gaming are now a $152 billion industry and very worthy of your investment consideration. This week, Senior Editor Tony Sagami reports on its explosive growth and ways investors can ‘play’ this trend.
The economy is in trouble. In this video, Dr. Martin Weiss discusses what he believes will happen next, coming events that WILL impact your money, the seven critical steps you can take to protect your wealth and the details on your emergency plan for 2022.
Until next week,
The Weiss Ratings Team