Knowledge is Power: Bottom Calling, Depression Lessons, Angry Americans Edition

The US equity market is down just 11% as represented by the S&P 500 year-to-date. Despite the violent crash into bear market in March, stocks have recovered equally strongly in the past few weeks. Nobody knows if this recovery will continue to hold. With the death toll still rising and mass unemployment further increasing it …

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Knowledge is Power: Emerging Markets, History Lessons, Behavioral Traps Edition

The S&P 500 is in a bear market with a loss about 29% year-to-date as of Mar 20th. After soaring to record highs markets, sold off dramatically in the past weeks. With COVID-19 spreading with no end in sight and countries struggling to contain the virus, nobody knows where the markets are headed. One can …

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Knowledge is Power: Virus Shock, Stable Dividend Stocks, Bottom-Up Investing Edition

Equity markets worldwide are in panic mode. US markets took a turn for the worst in the past few days. The dramatic selloff continues with no end in sight. However the key to surviving this carnage is to be patient and not panic. It is wise to keep monitoring the markets and track any specific …

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Knowledge is Power: Gold, Utilities Sector, Emerging Markets in 2020 Edition

The S&P is up by 3.31% on price return basis so far this year. NASDAQ has already increased nearly 7% YTD. Among the sector indices, Utilities has shot up nicely as investors flood into the sector seeking safety and yield. It remains to be seen how the rest of the year will play out. With …

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