I love lumber. Price may surge further.
Posted in Commodities Stock Market

Will Lumber Prices Jump Again? These Factors Point to It

Lumber prices in the US skyrocketed this year and collapsed later in May-June. But the market is seasonal, and other…

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Crude Oil Platform
Posted in Commodities Stock Market

Energy Stock ETF Investing–12 Reasons Why This Is a Dividend-Heaven

Crude oil prices surged a lot, but energy stock ETF prices didn’t reach pre-pandemic levels. There are a dozen reasons…

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Time and money on the balance
Posted in etf Stock Market

VIX ETF – How To Make 10 Percent Monthly, Or Die

A short VIX ETF and similar products may be very lucrative. The contango provided them returns of 5-15 percent monthly…

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The Bitcoin (commemorative coin) in a bubble
Posted in Cryptocurrency Stock Market

Bitcoin, Tesla Went to the Moon, But When and How to Sell in a Bubble?

Timing is almost impossible. You can never sell at the top of the market. If you sell now and prices…

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Exhaust, catalytic converter contain rhodium.
Posted in Commodities

A Sharp Correction After The Incredible Rhodium Price Explosion

The rhodium price crashed in March by 32 percent but is recovering already. But the rally of the last months…

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Tokyo city, Japan
Posted in Stock Market

The Japanese Stock Market Just Hit An All-Time High In USD-Terms

Is the Japanese stock market the nightmare of long-term investors? No. Investors who avoided the bubble-period reached a decent 3.9…

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Physical Rhodium powder, pressed and melted forms
Posted in Commodities Stock Market

Rhodium Price Doubled, Quadrupled, and Octupled

 The rhodium price jumped 95 percent in one year and eightfold in two years. The metal is exceptionally scarce and…

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Infographics: Bull vs. Bear, Long vs. Short Strategies
Posted in Stock Market

Oh, No, Is GameStop Short Selling or Buying a Sin?

Is GameStop short-selling harmful or unusual? Short selling itself is normal, the same as long buying. The “let’s blame the…

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Are Stock Dividends and Buybacks Driving Prices Higher?
Posted in etf Investing Stock Market

Stock Dividends and Buybacks–a Strong 1-Trillion-Dollar Force Driving Markets Higher

Stock dividends rose slightly and buybacks fell 30 percent in 2020.  This year, both may rise again.  Means over 1…

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Services like Zoom Video, Skype, and others get extraordinary attention in the quarantine
Posted in Personal Finance Stock Market

35 Zoom Alternatives and the Zoom Stock Price Explosion (Updated for 2021)

Zoom alternatives are plenty. We found 35 (see the list). Zoom stock price surged more than 600 percent this year….

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Turkish Lira Coin, Flag and Map
Posted in Stock Market

The Rebirth of the Turkish Lira And Turkish Stocks (a Tale from the Crypt)

The Turkish lira and the Turkish stock market fell to record lows a couple of weeks ago. The economic situation…

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Let's Buy European Stocks? French Share (Company "Chaussures Dressoir")
Posted in Stock Market

Time to Buy European Stocks Instead of US Ones?

Buy cheaper European stocks rather than overpriced American titles? The Stoxx 600 index almost stagnated in the last ten years….

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Big Tech Winter, Crisis
Posted in Stock Market

The Big Tech Winter and the WWW-Shaped Recovery

The poor performance of Big Tech last week is a warning sign. The second and third waves of coronavirus may…

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Gold Ring and Platinum Ring. One is Ruling.
Posted in Commodities

The Real Top of Platinum Price–Rich Man’s Gold, or Poor Man’s Gold?

Platinum price used to be twice the price of gold, but today it is only less than half of it….

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Energy stocks—Gas station fuel pistols
Posted in Commodities Stock Market

Time to Get Greedy in Energy Stocks?

Energy stocks almost hit new lows in the second coronavirus-wave.  That’s the most hated industry, near one-year, five-years, many-years lows. …

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S&P 500 Sector Performance in 2020–The 11 Riders of the Cataclysm
Posted in Stock Market

S&P 500 Sector Performance in 2020–The 11 Riders of the Cataclysm

The S&P 500 sector performance in 2020 was very similar to the long-term picture. (See the infographics.) The crisis didn’t…

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A Clock. Full-time job or part-time job?
Posted in Personal Finance

What to Do If Part-Time Jobs Are Scarce?

The crisis affects employment hard, also freelancer work, and part-time jobs. People rush to freelancing sites and payments are sinking…

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Strange Skyscraper in Bochum, Germany.
Posted in Stock Market

Should I Invest in Stocks or Real Estate?–Charts of the Day

We should invest in stocks or real estate, precious metals to fight inflation and the crisis. In the past 25,…

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Spending less, saving more, building reserves
Posted in Personal Finance

Are You Spending Less And Saving More Than Before?–Chart of the Day

People are not only spending less in crashes but also in the years after. They aim to save more. The…

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Blowing the Global Stocks Bubble?
Posted in Stock Market

5 Giant Bubbles in Popular Robinhood Stocks

Robinhood stocks are those that are bought in large numbers by small-scale private investors. There has been a strange jump…

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