Dramatically slashing interest rates to zero and promising huge asset purchases are instilling fear, not confidence, in market participants.
The markets clearly do not like the message the president delivered in his talk Wednesday night on how Washington will deal with the coronavirus.
During the Financial Crisis, the bailouts were politically toxic. Today, not providing this kind of stimulus will be politically toxic.
Right now there are two scenarios that get us to risk-on mode.
Sentiment on U.S. stocks has changed, and you need to plan accordingly.
And the bond market isn't saying encouraging things just now.
If you haven't bought into Treasuries yet, now is not the time to do it.
Plus, a bit of coaching on how to put your money to work opportunistically amid the uncertainty.
For investors who want to receive income more frequently than once per quarter, monthly dividend stocks are an attractive option.
During SARS, China was 75% less important to the global economy than it is today.