Market Thoughts Archive
Posted on May 08, 2019
The World, especially Western countries are ageing really fast. According to the United Nations, median age will soon be close to or over 45 in several developed and developing countries. This may cause serious problems in retirement and pension, so it’s good to think in advance.
Posted on May 01, 2019
The US economy’s growth was surprisingly strong: GDP saw a 3.2% boost this quarter. Why is that so surprising? Most analysts only expected to see a 2.3% growth. Although this is good news, the growth is based on some volatile factors. Still, besides the American stock markets, gross domestic product made a comeback too.
Posted on April 24, 2019
While millennials are planning for early retirement with a will of iron, baby boomers are facing serious pension problems. According to a new American study, almost half of them don’t have any savings for their retirement. This is especially scary, knowing that they were the golden generation of the US. They just made serious mistakes.
Posted on April 17, 2019
Financial Independence, Retire Early – FIRE for short. That’s the name of a new movement that focuses on reaching independence by the age of 40. It’s becoming more popular among millennials who don’t trust social and pension systems and want to take care of themselves. Many of them succeed and give up work decades before reaching retiment age.
Posted on April 10, 2019
After a record breaking January and February, the S&P 500 had its best first quarter since 1998. The index had a 13.07% soar since the beginning of the year. This growth wasn’t unexpected for analysts, and according to some, there still may be some upward momentum left in the stock markets.