The Transition from Greed to Fear

Volatility has settled down following the huge spike in February 2018. However, the trend has shifted from down/flat to rising. Rising volatility and overvalued stock markets are a dangerous combination. Add in a healthy mix of investor confidence and you are set up for disappointing results. We could be entering a period similar to 1997-2000 when equities accelerated higher on increasing volatility into that famous 2000 market top, or the top could already be in place. If the latter is the case, the stock market is in trouble. 

 
 

The Active Asset Allocator has a plan for both eventualities. I also have my eye on an upcoming long trade that is setting up in a much unloved sector of the stock market. Stay tuned for more information and join us as we navigate what will likely be a much more volatile market environment in the months and years ahead.

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