‘Markets Love Volatility’
"Markets love volatility," or so claims Christine Lagarde, president of the European Central Bank.
For retail investors, that sentiment isn't shared. But there are plenty of proactive approaches you can take to protect your portfolio amid this market's wild swings.
Here are this week's top stories from your favorite Weiss Ratings experts.
Last week, the S&P 500 has had two of its worst days since June 2020. But it also had its best day since May 2020. Talk about whiplash! Investors must be wondering what the heck to do now. Fortunately, Senior Analyst Sean Brodrick has suggestions for safer sectors and high-yield investments.
Following the Fed's recent hike of interest rates, the stock market went topsy-turvy, pricing in additional rate hikes throughout the year. In this segment, Financial News Anchor Jessica Borg interviews Senior Analyst Mike Larson about "a tougher environment" for investors, recession indicators to watch heading into 2023 and stocks and sectors performing well amid volatility.
In Sri Lanka, food inflation is a staggering 46.6%. Essential food items, including rice and vegetables, have surged and destroyed the budgets of the working class. Senior Analyst Tony Sagami discusses how this is a bellwether and how investors can position themselves accordingly.
Recently you could invest in almost any tech stock and expect it to continue to soar. But now those times are over. Research Analyst Kelly Green says that if you're not using the Weiss Ratings to protect your money, it could end up costing you.
The S&5 500 is off to its worst start to a year since 1939. In a market as lousy as this one, investors must take protective action in their portfolios. This week, Senior Analyst Mike Larson suggests three actions to stay ahead of the game.
Until next week,
The Weiss Ratings Team