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Sponsored Content – Inflation has been building for the past year. It has not reached its peak. It will not be going away anytime soon, says Rich Checkan, president & COO, Asset Strategies International.
The worldwide transition from internal combustion engine powered to electrically powered vehicles is well underway, suggests Neil Macneale, editor of 2-for-1 Stock Split Newsletter.
In his landmark book called The Dollar Crisis, Richard Duncan states that governments have the power to kick the can down the road much further than most people think possible. The question smart people should be asking is the following. How much further is the Fed capable of kicking the can down the road, explains Jeff Greenblatt of Lucas Wave International.
The S&P 500 (SPX) opened weaker on Tuesday and it was all downhill from there, states Jon Markman, tech sector expert, and editor of Strategic Advantage.
The market is falling, and the CBOE SPX Volatility Index (VIX) (fear index) is rising, states Steve Reitmeister, editor of Reitmeister Total Return.
NexGen Energy (NXE) is my top speculative pick for the coming year, suggests Omar Ayales, a resource sector specialist and the editor of Gold Charts R Us.
Two of the eleven sectors rose, with nine sectors performing worse than the SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY) up +0.04%. Energy (XLE) and Communication Services (XLC) were the leading sectors, while Consumer Discretionary (XLY) and Real Estate (XLRE) were the weakest, states Bonnie Gortler of bonniegortler.com.
Oil prices hit the highest level since 2014 as it becomes apparent that you can’t separate politics and oil, states Phil Flynn of the PRICE Futures Group.
Those that read my analysis regularly know that I do not take general market fundamentals or news into account when I analyze the stock market, states Avi Gilburt of ElliottWaveTrader.net.
I spotted an anomaly in the market last week which makes me wonder what may happen next. And here is a hint: something big may be brewing, says Joe Duarte of In the Money Options.

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Rising interest rates and the expiration of the pause on student loans could cool off the housing. Work from home and etail have negatively impacted malls and commercial real estate. Are you taking on too much risk in your high-yield stocks and bonds? Is now the time to find better solutions on the fixed income side of your portfolio?


Asbury Research's Chief Market Strategist, John Kosar, CMT uses his 40 years of experience and Asbury's in-house models to identify the specific parts of the market that still have some upside potential following an extremely strong 2021. And, in a year that is likely to be heavily influenced by increasing inflationary pressures, John will also share Asbury's tools and models that identify emerging market declines quickly-before they can do serious damage to your portfolio. Mr. Kosar's presentation will cover US and global stock markets, US market sectors and industry groups, US interest rates, key commodity markets, and the latest signals from Asbury Research's quantitative models.

The digitization of the developing world has now reached an inflection point. The unique innovation born in Silicon Valley has spread, been adapted, and matured to a point where unicorns from all corners of the developing world are now going public. With billions of digital natives as a tailwind, these companies will be the drivers of transformation that lead their respective countries into the Digital Age. Kevin Carter will delve into these new names, the fundamental changes taking place in developing economies, preference for online shopping via the smartphone, and how Gen-Z will drive the next leg of this growing digital revolution spreading the globe.


What's covered:


  • How to capitalize on the next five billion connected consumers in the developing world.

  • Explain how McKinsey's "biggest growth opportunity in the history of capitalism" is now on discount.

  • The coming great leap forward for a rapidly digitizing India.

  • How traditional broad Emerging Market ETFs are fundamentally flawed.



The year ahead will be challenging for traders and to succeed, we will need a strategy which can adapt to changing market conditions while remaining profitable. In this presentation, Ian Murphy will introduce his favorite daily swing trading strategy and show how it can be used in any equity market with any trading platform. This reliable and consistent strategy is not complicated, and recent trades will be demonstrated on Mr. Murphy's charts.

The market is in sync with the market cycles and timing is key to trading success. By having a roadmap and simple timing tools, a trader has a structure to navigate the markets for consistent profits. In this session, learn to anticipate market direction and have a sense of where the market is going before placing a trade by reading the Market Map. Ms. Samuels will provide live market examples to show you how you can find better trade entries and profit targets using simple tools.
Pilots are taught to use a checklist for every process performed in the cockpit, allowing them to minimize emotional reactions and focus on the evidence. Investors should use the same approach to improve consistency and inject more discipline into the investment process! In this session, Mr. Keller will share his own technical analysis checklist and use current market examples to demonstrate how investors can maximize returns, minimize behavioural biases, and better manage downside risk.

Throughout its 37-year history, National Retail Properties (NYSE: NNN) has learned to never rest on its laurels when things go well and never panic when things take a negative turn. Join Chris Barry to hear how using disciplined, consistent execution of a multi-year strategy allowed NNN to position itself to withstand the short-term impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, quickly return to robust rent collection, and maintain high-occupancy while increasing its annual dividend in 2021 for the 32nd consecutive year and produce a 25-year average annual total return of 11.8%.
Buying just the index (S&P 500 or TSX) would simply outperform over 95% of fund managers, mutual funds, and private broker client accounts over any five-year period. This is due, not because of a lack of expertise, but because of investment fee (MER), the overhead cost to the analyst, commission fees to the broker, and just keeping the lights in the home office. This combination can be anywhere from 2% to a whopping 5%. This can be a big chuck of the profits. However, to outperform the index, a slightly different approach is needed besides simply buying and holding the index. This is where the fun starts.
Join Stephen Moore for an update on all of the legislation and combat in Washington and how it will impact your investments.

The Federal Reserve has finally talked tough about inflation; but will do little. The year ahead will be treacherous: President Biden's agenda is stalled and much of the rest of the world is already slipping back into recession. In this webinar, expert Chris Temple explains the market dynamics of the New Year and how to manage your portfolio for The Great Stagflation.

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