A Survival Guide to the Worst Market Apocalypse: Part II
June 25, 2018 at 05:00 AM EDT
When I was considering the question of whether or not rate hikes mattered, I realized something even more profoundly simple. Nothing actually matters in the financial markets - until it does. I have seen stocks shake off rate hikes, wars, New England Patriots Super Bowl victories, ridiculous fiscal policies, and any other sort of calamity before calmly moving higher. I have also seen markets that collapse on fears of currency moves, human error, and stupidity (the most common cause of market collapses). We'll never know what the market is going to say, but once it does speak, there are tools you can use to decipher its message. Personally, I prefer the toolkit outlined in part I: buying assets trading far below their fair value, waiting until they rise back to that fair value or higher, and selling them for a huge profit. However, I know that while I may be a smart guy, I'm definitely not the smartest guy participating in the markets. I have my own investing philosophy that's worked well for decades, but I'm certainly not above freely stealing other ideas from other bright investors if those ideas make me taller, better-looking, or wealthier. With that in mind, today I'll show you two ways to hear what the market is saying, to sidestep the worst market conditions, and to generate huge windfalls as everyone else runs for the hills. And these two methods happen to have been developed by the unlikeliest of investors - a California surfer and a former Marine... Tags: market crash To get full access to all Money Morning content, click here About Money Morning: Money Morning gives you access to a team of ten market experts with more than 250 years of combined investing experience – for free . Our experts – who have appeared on FOXBusiness, CNBC, NPR, and BloombergTV – deliver daily investing tips and stock picks, provide analysis with actions to take, and answer your biggest market questions. Our goal is to help our millions of e-newsletter subscribers and Moneymorning.com visitors become smarter, more confident investors. Disclaimer: © 2018 Money Morning and Money Map Press. All Rights Reserved. Protected by copyright of the United States and international treaties. Any reproduction, copying, or redistribution (electronic or otherwise, including the world wide web), of content from this webpage, in whole or in part, is strictly prohibited without the express written permission of Money Morning. 16 W. Madison St. Baltimore, MD, 21201. The post A Survival Guide to the Worst Market Apocalypse: Part II appeared first on Money Morning - We Make Investing Profitable .