In today’s podcast, the Market Commentator discusses “nowcasting”, which refers to the monitoring of economic conditions in real-time to assess the current state of the economy or the markets. Unlike forecasting, which refers to an attempt to predict the future, nowcasting can provide valuable insights on where things currently stand.
Vacation homes can be the source of family fun, bonding and happy memories. Absent proper estate planning, they can also trigger heated arguments, hard feelings and lawsuits. In this week’s podcast, The Market Commentator and Maureen O’Leary discuss estate planning strategies that can help ensure a family-owned vacation home fosters togetherness for many years to come.
Is owning a vacation home all that it is cracked up to be? Are vacation homes a good investment. In this week’s podcast The Market Commentator is joined by estate planning attorney Maureen O’Leary to discuss the pros and cons of owning a vacation home.
Bear markets can result in opportunities for patient investors who have accumulated cash. In this week’s podcast, the Market Commentator shares some tips on how you can prudently capitalize on the stock market pullback.
Recession fears have been growing in recent weeks. In this week’s podcast, the Market Commentator considers whether the start of a new recession, either this year or next, is a forgone conclusion? Or, might the Fed be able to bring inflation back to the central bank’s 2% target rate without causing the U.S. economy to contract?
With the S&P 500 index having fallen by more than 20% from its all-time high set in January, a new bear market has “officially” begun. In today’s podcast Mr. Commentator shares some bear market history, his thoughts on how long the current bear market may last, and offers some suggests on what to do –and not do—to weather the storm.
In this episode, Jake Willms returns as the guest-host of The Market Commentator podcast. He is joined once more by Jim Picerno to talk about the current landscape of cryptocurrencies and who should be the one to regulate them.