Are we in a Bear Market Relief Rally (as of 4/25/20) with this COVID market driven crisis?

SmartStops Comments:  Another great article from our friends at Realinvestmentadvice.com.    We love that they will  go deep with analysis when there is just way too much bite-size headlines trying to calm investors nerves and support a “bullish” theme and  we’ll have a V-Shaped recovery.  The probability unfortunately of it being a V-Shaped is very very slim.  The economics just don’t support that.  So yes, we agree...

How to Hedge in this Corona 2020 Stock Market Crash with ETFs

(, ETF, If you went into this COVID crisis without taking the stock risk warnings SmartStops was alerting you of in late February 2020, then you may unfortunately have fallen into the Buy, Hold & Pray model.  So now with a rebound in April, you begin to wonder should I just hang on as the market will come back?  And what shape will this recovery take?  You will find all kinds of opinions on that with the overriding conclusion being that it...

SmartStops Protection Works – as shown by Corona Virus driven market plunge

This is EXACTLY why SmartStops was created.  We’ve been operating since 2008 helped so many subscribers protect their investments in that time frame.  And have been doing so over the past decade.  It’s never too late to learn and deploy smart risk management approaches , whether proactive stop losses or utilizing instant Risk Alerts, to best protect your investments.   You wear a safety belt when you go driving right?  You are told...

Corona Virus and Stock Market Plunge- where do we go from here?

SmartStops comments:  Great article highlighting Bob Farrell, a legendary investor, is famous for his 10-Investment Rules to follow. Rule #8 states: Bear markets have three stages – sharp down, reflexive rebound and a drawn-out fundamental downtrend Bear markets often START with a sharp and swift decline. After this decline, there is an oversold bounce that retraces a portion of that decline. The longer-term decline then continues, at a slower...

Did You Corona Virus, COVID-19, Proof Your Portfolio?   Did You Protect Your Investments?

 When will people learn to PROTECT their investments??  If you didn’t (see actual results here), you still can.  Go start learning how to Hedge and see our article on that.    Why don’t people leverage  Smart Risk Alerting approach that’s proven to work?  Or if wanting to remove all emotion from the equation deploy a Smart Trailing Stop proactively? You can never know how the markets will react.  All you can do is have...