You’re running out of time to formulate your New Year’s resolution(s) for 2022! What’s on your list of things to accomplish in the new year? For me personally (not professionally), I would like to play the drums more consistently in 2022. I’ve slacked over the last year or two, and I miss it!
Here’s what I’ve been reading this morning:
‘Is the Stock Market Being Held Up By 5 Stocks?’ – Mullooly Asset Podcast
- Recent headlines have claimed that the stock market is being “propped up” by just a handful of the largest companies. In this week’s podcast, Tom, Brendan and Casey discuss what this type of market means for investors.
‘How to Learn About Crypto’ – Michael Batnick – The Irrelevant Investor
- If you’ve made it through 2021 without hearing about cryptocurrency or bitcoin, I am truly impressed. Michael’s post looks at some details about the year crypto has had and how you can learn more.
‘IPO’s Had a Record 2021. Now They are Selling Off Like Crazy’ – Corrie Driebusch, Peter Santilli – The Wall Street Journal
- This article starts off with a very telling chart. Only 34% of IPOs from 2021 are now trading above their initial price. This article looks at why that’s happened and what it could mean moving forward.
‘More Employers Put 401(k) Savings on Autopilot’ – Greg Iacurci – CNBC
- A growing number, now 62% of workplaces with a 401(k) program in place automatically enroll employees. Employers are deferring more and getting more participants in the plan.