Our first edition of Top Links in the new year! How is 2022 starting for everybody? It’s only been 5 days, but are your resolutions still in tact or is it time to make even NEWER resolutions instead?
Here’s what I’ve been reading this morning:
‘Markets Jingle, but Not All the Way, to a Santa Rally’ – Hardika Singh – The Wall Street Journal
- There is an old market adage about the “Santa Claus Rally” and the market performing well to end a year and begin a year. This article looks at the rally period from last year and how 2022 has started.
‘Retirees Need to Keep This Much Cash, Advisors Say’ – Kate Dore – CNBC
- With inflation at increased levels and the market still moving in the right direction, some people might wonder how much cash they really need. This article talks directly to retirees and helps them identify how much cash is really necessary.
‘What if the Bull Market Keeps Going’ – Michael Batnick – The Irrelevant Investor
- We’ve heard from plenty of folks that this bull market can’t continue for much longer. Right? …Right? Well, Michael writes about what happens if this bull market does in fact last much longer than people expect.
‘Here are Your Best Money Moves Before Interest Rates Rise’ – Jessica Dickler – CNBC
- The Fed has indicated that interest rate moves could be coming in 2022. With rates set to rise a couple times this year, this article looks at a few things you could do with your money BEFORE the moves set in.