Why long-term investors should never sell stocks in a panic

While it might seem counterintuitive to sit back and relax while stocks post swift and steep losses, for investors with longer-term time frames it typically pays to wait it out.  Looking at data going back to 1930, Bank of America found that if an investor missed the S&P 500′s 10 best days in each decade, […]

Market reflexivity – 8 reasons for the market selloff

Over the past two weeks, we have witnessed one of the sharpest and fastest selloffs in the history of global financial markets. The euphoria of January was replaced by a huge panic. According to the theory of reflexivity of one of the biggest stock speculators – George Soros, market participants themselves directly influence the market […]

The light at the end of the equity tunnel could yet be a train

A peek at global stock indices will tell you that all is well in the world. US and European stocks are at record highs after their coronavirus-induced wobble at the start of the year, while the benchmark indices in Hong… You need ・Varchev Trading Club・ membership subscription to enter this page. (19.90€ / monthly; 199€ […]

The Fed has not restarted its QE program – or at least not directly

Risky assets started the year strongly. Before investors were shaken by the coronavirus epidemic, world stock prices had risen by more than 10% within 3 months. However, this left many investors on the wrong side, as most were conservatively positioned… You need ・Varchev Trading Club・ membership subscription to enter this page. (19.90€ / monthly; 199€ […]

We expect the coronavirus to remain a major driver of the markets next week

We saw heavy selling this week because of fears of a deadly virus in China that has spread rapidly to other countries. The virus has infected nearly 10,000 people at this stage and has killed 213 people. The situation is aggravated by the shutdown and freezing of the Chinese economy, and the virus is expected […]