“Sell in May and go away” is a well-known trading adage that suggests that investors should sell their stocks in May to avoid a seasonal decline in the stock market.
If you’ve been watching bitcoin prices lately, you already know they’ve made a spectacular run over the last year. In fact, as of early February 2022, a single bitcoin is valued at over $40,000, having peaked at over $64,000 just a few months ago in November 2021.
We’ve all heard the saying that inflation is a hidden tax. But depending on which state you live in, it should simply be called a tax – because that’s what it is.
Market pundits are always tripping over themselves trying to determine the exact direction and extent of the market’s future movements. And as we approach Halloween, the fittingly named “investor fear index” is being scrutinized like never before.
Are you considering changing jobs this year? If not, you’re in the minority. A survey conducted by Harris Poll found that the majority (52%) of U.S. workers are considering a job change this year – and 44% have real plans in place to make a change.
Does increasing inflation boost economic growth? And do dropping prices hurt growth prospects? No and no. But to hear the Federal Reserve tell it when Janet Yellen was Chair (from 2014 – 2018), that was the way the world worked.
Special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) had an enormous year in 2020. New data highlights how the number of SPAC IPOs last year dwarves all previous years, and how the trend for 2021 looks to capitalize and even surpass that enormous number.