Home >Articles

Category: Stock Market

Market Growing More Convinced Fed Is Serious About Fighting Inflation

January's consumer-price index report, issued late last week, estimated a rise of 7.5% from a year ago, the fastest rate of increase since 1982. As market researcher Jim Bianco noted on Twitter, that isn't just an
Continue Reading

Is the Bear Here?

I wanted to briefly touch base with everyone following this nasty week in the markets.
Continue Reading

Winds of Change Are Blowing: Casting a Wary Eye on 2022

The Fed is poised to tighten monetary policy despite a (likely) slowing economy. Plus we’re approaching a political cycle that’s rattled the markets in the past.
Continue Reading

Easy Ways to Add Downside Protection To Your Portfolio

Want additional portfolio protection in 2022? Learn about new ETFs that enable you to add safeguards simply.
Continue Reading

SMI on the Radio: A Nervous Market (audio & transcript)

Bearish sentiment rose sharply last month — and even though that sentiment has now softened somewhat, many investors remain uneasy. They're concerned about the economic and market impact of Fed policy, rising inflation,
Continue Reading

How to Panic-Proof Your Investing

Panicking during a market downturn can do more harm than good. Here are four suggestions that will help you keep a steady hand on the tiller when the market seas get choppy.
Continue Reading

SMI on the Radio: A Simple Approach to Winning the Investing Game (audio & transcript)

Olympic athletes work hard to win a medal. But in investing, one way to become a winner is to not even attempt to win. SMI's executive editor Mark Biller explained what that means on Monday's edition of MoneyWise Live
Continue Reading

The Loser’s Game That Can Make You a Winner

For many investors, the secret to winning may be in not trying to win. SMI’s Just-the-Basics approach can help you achieve success by playing “the loser’s game.” 
Continue Reading

Big Picture Update

As we head into June, it's an opportune time to take stock of the market's big picture themes. We'll be at the 2021 halfway point before we know it, so here's a quick update on the big market drivers so far this year, as
Continue Reading

SMI on the Radio: Is Higher Inflation Here to Stay? (audio and transcript)

Inflation is ramping up. Is that something to be concerned about? How might it affect your portfolio? SMI's executive editor Mark Biller discussed those matters last week with host Rob West on Moody Radio's MoneyWise
Continue Reading