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Gundlach believed that interest rates have bottomed for the year, Growing fears about a possible global economic slowdown prompted Treasury yields to hit their historic lows a few weeks ago. The so-called bond king said yields won’t go any lower this year. That was the bottom for the 10-year Treasury yield, he said. “It’s not…

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Reuters reported that catastrophes will drive insurance rates higher, “Big insurance losses from hurricanes, wildfires and other natural disasters over the past two years are set to push reinsurance renewal rates higher in January, ratings agencies said. Insurers are increasingly concerned about the impact of bad weather linked to climate change, with an increase in…

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CNBC recently reported a heavy loss by a hedge fund, “One of the better-performing hedge funds reportedly took a heavy loss last month, as a big bet on Argentina’s economy went sour. Autonomy Capital lost about $1 billion, or about 23%, in August after taking a large position in Argentina’s 100-year bonds, The Wall Street…

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Lessons learned from trading were shared by zacks.com “After all these years, my experience has taught me to accept that the market is a living breathing organism. It is not against you; it is not out to get you; it just exists as a marketplace where prices go up and down based on a wide…

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Forbes recently predicted that 2020 will be the most volatile year in history “A far bigger one is the looming 2020 US campaign. None of the possible outcomes are particularly good. I think the best we can hope for is continued gridlock. But between now and November 2020, none of us will know the outcome. Instead, a…

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Warren Bufffet is reportedly increasing his cash position: “Warren Buffett’s mountain of cash may be a warning to investors that stocks are overvalued and that a crash is around the corner. Berkshire’s cash pile is worth nearly 60% of its $208 billion portfolio of public companies. In the past 32 years, the group held more…

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Managing personal finances is not easy. Fortunately, you can turn to financial therapists for help, as explained by Marketwatch “Demand for financial therapy is poised to grow, said Debra Kaplan, a Tucson, Ariz.–based licensed mental-health therapist, speaker and author of “For Love and Money: Exploring Sexual & Financial Betrayal in Relationships.” Kaplan has an MBA…

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The Volatility index just hit a new low. Valuewalk reported: “The technical picture is clearly bullish on Wall Street, thanks to this week’s rally, and all of the key trend indicators are pointing higher again following the August correction. The S&P 500, the Nasdaq, and the Dow are still well above their flat 200-day moving…

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With the inversion of the yield curve, investors started worrying about a recession. “You can be sure an economic downturn will affect your investments in one way or another. But, if you’re not relying on that money for day-to-day living or an upcoming expense, you’ll be just fine, says Lauren Anastasio, a certified financial planner…

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