Category Archives: Trading and Investing

Look Out Below: The Mortgage Market Is About to Revisit 2008 Crisis Woes

If you thought the worst of the financial crisis was way behind us, you’re about to get a rude awakening.

Mortgage Massacre 2.0 is right around the corner.

Here’s how “forbearance” and “rent strikes” are already impacting the mortgage market and how what’s barreling down on us is going to make 2020 look like 2008 all over again

Posted in: Market Crash, Recession, Trading and Investing |

A Top Gun’s Take on Maintaining Control Despite the Coronavirus (And What it Means for Your Portfolio)

Imagine it’s the middle of the night, and you’re strapped into a $50 million dollar aircraft on a pitching carrier deck thousands of miles from home.

You’re intently focused on the “green shirts” who are making ready to throw you over the bow at the push of a button. At the same time, you can’t help but notice the “red jerseys” out of the corner of your eye who are standing next to the crash and recovery gear just in case something goes wrong.

You push your helmet back against the headrest in preparation for the 2 – second journey that will take you from zero to 200 miles per hour and into the air when the catapult fires. Or, into the drink, if you screw up.

Contrary to what most people believe, your heart rate drops.

A final salute, then

Posted in: Risk Management, Trading and Investing |