We’re moving into June and the summer of 2022 is underway! All things considered that happened in the markets in May, and the S&P 500 finished the month of May with a 0.0053% gain. Every headline and big up day and big down day, and the index essentially did nothing. Let’s see what June has in store!
Here’s what I’ve been reading this morning:
‘What are the Two Most Important Words to Remember During Bear Markets?’ – Tony Isola – A Teachable Moment
- Self awareness is extremely important in all aspects of life. It’s arguably the MOST important in the financial aspects of your life. Tony writes this post about “knowing thyself”, especially in the midst of a bear market.
‘A New Narrative’ – Michael Batnick – The Irrelevant Investor
- The narrative has changed in the markets for investors with this recent downturn. Michael shares his thoughts on what the new narrative could be regarding the markets and inflation and the economy.
‘Adulting 101: What New Graduates Need to Know About Money and Jobs’ – Michelle Fox – CNBC
- Most graduates get out of school with a vast knowledge of whatever field they chose to study. However, most graduates DON’T have a vast knowledge of their finances. This article gets down to basics of what new grads should know.
‘Missed Payments, Rising Interest Rates Put ‘Buy Now, Pay Later’ to the Test’ – AnnaMaria Andriotis – The Wall Street Journal
- As consumers rebounded from the pandemic and began spending more and more, the ‘buy now, pay later’ structure became more popular. However, that may be coming to an end.