Why bond funds are losing money

http://media.blubrry.com/wealthsteading/p/www.wealthsteading.com/podcastepisodes/wsp_362_220328.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | RSSEpisode 362:  Contrary to the Wall Street myth, bonds and specifically bond funds are not “safe”.  There are a number of risk factors, and today’s dominant risk is a rising interest rate environment. ——————————————————

Oil prices causing demand destruction muted by wealth effect

http://media.blubrry.com/wealthsteading/p/www.wealthsteading.com/podcastepisodes/wsp_361_220323.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | RSSEpisode 361:  Consumer demand destruction is likely to be muted because households have significant amounts of wealth in their home and stock portfolio. ——————————————————

Covid Variant Boogeyman: buy the dip opportunity

http://media.blubrry.com/wealthsteading/p/www.wealthsteading.com/podcastepisodes/wsp_329_210707.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | RSSEpisode 329:  The latest Media driven fear factor is that variants of Covid will squelch the economic recovery.  I think the anxiety will be short lived, just like last month’s propaganda about hyperinflation. NOTE to theContinue reading “Covid Variant Boogeyman: buy the dip opportunity”

S&P500 Record High & Bank Stocks BREAKING OUT

http://media.blubrry.com/wealthsteading/p/www.wealthsteading.com/podcastepisodes/wsp_292_190629.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | RSSEpisode 292:  The month of June has been a textbook example of a counter trend rally.  The S&P500 dropped around 7% from the April high, bottomed out on June 3, then went on to make anContinue reading “S&P500 Record High & Bank Stocks BREAKING OUT”

A year without a DIP

https://media.blubrry.com/wealthsteading/p/www.wealthsteading.com/podcastepisodes/wsp_251_171113.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | RSSEpisode 251:  The S&P500 is up 20% since last November’s Presidential election and volatility has been extremely muted with no more than a 3% pullback all year.  The market since 2009 has been extremely resilient, regardlessContinue reading “A year without a DIP”