As expected, the Federal Reserve cut their interest rates by a quarter of a percent. We outlined this scenario in one our recent blog posts where we said the market could temporarily sell off is everything goes as expected. Needless to say, the market peeled off a few points.
It has been a decade since the federal reserve last cut interest rates. The last time rates were cut was during the great recession of 2008-2009. Now 10 years into the longest bull market, it is almost certain that they will cut rates once again considering the market has priced in a 100% chance of it happening this Wednesday, July 31st.
These are 3 methods that investors use to include different types of assets in their portfolio: REITs, stocks and real estate investing. So, which one should you settle for? This article will examine each one, along with their advantages and drawbacks, after which you can come to a conclusion.
"The Little Book That Still Beats the Market"
Literature often succeeds in amazing us and allowing us to find out new things. Whether you were or weren’t listening to your parents’ insistence to take a book and read, you have to admit that a piece of literature can offer great lessons. “The Little Book that Still Beats the Market” is no exception. In fact, it’s considered one of the gems of finance literature, being a useful tool for those new to investing and pros alike.