Time is running out on 2019.
Looking back, Q4 of 2018 was a rough ride for equity investors. Wise to book profits before year-end this time around?
Perhaps, but don’t be too hasty hitting the sell button. There are a host of reasons why the S&P 500 will likely see better performance in this year’s fourth quarter.
In a headline driven, volatile market like we’ve been traversing, it’s easy for investors to try to overcorrect their positioning. I’m referring to the whole “risk on, risk off” mentality.
A casual market observer probably sees a binary narrative. It seems like everything rides on a U.S./China trade deal.
After Howard Schultz resigned as Starbucks' CEO last June, I profiled the company's investment merits in a post. "It's coffee almost never goes on sale, but the stock is now," I wrote.