The futures markets were created to enable commodity end-users and producers to shift their price risk to speculators. However, investors in traditional assets such as stocks and bonds can efficiently shift portfolio risk to speculators via hedging strategies.
The futures markets also provide an efficient opportunity for diversifying a portfolio via asset classes such as gold and silver without the hassle of handling the physical metal or incurring storage and shipping costs. Further, those looking for an aggressive form of diversification might consider a managed futures program.
Come learn about the various hedging and diversifying tools offered by futures and options.
Knowing when to own stocks, commodities, currency, or bonds at any time, in any market trend, is a powerful edge. We discuss strategies that allow profiting in rising and falling markets no matter the volatility with only a few trades a year. Big trends don't happen often, but they give huge profits. Moreover, in the coming years, we will see massive rotations in the markets. Get ready to profit when others panic!
The biggest risk to the market remains the Fed. An uptick in taper talk or chatter about the Fed raising rates ahead of schedule could trigger another selloff. Jeffery Hirsch will examine inflation, tax increase, and interest rate risks to the market as well the other geopolitical, political, fundamental, and technical headwinds the market faces. Everyone is buzzing about seasonal weakness and Wall Street still could suffer from chronic Octoberphobia. So Mr. Hirsch will share with you and prepare you for his next tactical trades, sector rotation adjustments, and latest inflation-hedged stock picks from his proprietary fundamental and technical screens.
Apartment rents and occupancy remain robust despite the economic impacts over the past year and a half. But what's the best path for multi<–>family investors as we move forward? What lessons did investment firms learn while navigating such a challenging year? In this workshop, Travis Watts will explore the pros and cons of investing in multi<–>family apartments and several best practices that firms and investors should consider post-pandemic. He will share how Ashcroft Capital's portfolio performed during 2020, how firms can mitigate risk moving forward, and what investors need to know to prepare for recessions in the future based on the learnings during Covid<–>19.
The US economy is moving in a positive direction and oil prices are trending upward. In addition, OPEC's oil production cuts, along with tensions in the world-wide hotspots, could be creating a future boom in the oil markets. Many recent articles point to oil prices, not only stabilizing, but potentially skyrocketing in the next few years. At Hornet, we can make money, even when oil is at $18 barrel. Imagine what $75+ oil—plus an aggressive tax write-off for investing in domestic oil and gas—can do for your returns! Find out how you can participate in the next oil boom in one of the more hydrocarbon-rich areas in the US.