Articles by Author: Justice Clark Litle


The Clearest Evidence Yet that Inflation Remains ‘Sticky’

February 21, 2023 | Educational

The January consumer price index numbers show it’s still a long road to getting inflation down.

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The Nasdaq’s Big Surge Echoes January 2001 (a Bear Market Down Year)

February 6, 2023 | Educational

Unfortunately for the bulls, those differences make the 2023 outlook even worse, in our view.

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The Bank of Japan Disappoints and the Yen Shakes It Off, Telegraphing Hidden Strength

January 27, 2023 | Educational

The yen was supposed to decline sharply on BOJ disappointment but didn’t. That’s telling.

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Tesla Is Getting Schooled by BYD and Mercedes-Benz

January 13, 2023 | Educational

BYD and Mercedes-Benz demonstrate why Tesla has no moat and the shares will fall much further.

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It’s Over for Technology and Growth — Look to These Areas of the Market Instead 

April 1, 2022 | Educational

Tech and growth will disappoint in the years ahead — but other areas of the market will shine.

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This Simple Rule of Thumb Could Save You in a Bear Market

February 18, 2022 | Educational

There is no way around this; inflation at 40-year highs will not disappear automatically, and inflation is now the No. 1 concern and pain point for American voters. The University of Michigan consumer sentiment index fell to a 10-year low this month because of inflation, with sentiment levels comparable to those of the Great Recession post-2008.

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Netflix, Facebook, PayPal, and Others All Have the Same Problem (and it isn’t the Fed)

February 4, 2022 | EducationalNews

When Netflix (NFLX) gapped down 21.8% lower on Jan. 21, investors were shaken by the spectacle of a $200-billion-plus FANG name losing a fifth of its market cap overnight. But that was just a warm-up.

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The Federal Reserve Doesn’t Care About the Stock Market

January 21, 2022 | Educational

The Federal Reserve has to stop this from happening, no matter what. That is its most important job. And if the stock market is hurt by the Federal Reserve’s actions, the Fed won’t care. Addressing the inflation problem is simply too important.

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Oil Is a Far Better Inflation Hedge than Gold or Bitcoin

January 7, 2022 | EducationalNews

Are you worried about inflation? Do you seek investments that protect against inflation? If so, you should know that oil is a better inflation hedge than Bitcoin or gold. It isn’t a close contest either. When it comes to inflation protection, oil (and oil-related investments) beats gold and Bitcoin by a mile.

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Three Questions Every Investor and Trader Should Ask

December 17, 2021 | Educational

There is a persistent myth that plagues financial markets. New investors are commonly prone to it — though experienced investors can fall prey to it as well. The myth goes something like this: “If only I could make one big score, one big killing, I would be set.”

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