Wuhan Coronavirus Hysteria…buying opportunity?

The Wuhan coronavirus continued to spook the markets.  Today is the 5th trading session since the virus was confirmed in the USA.  The S&P 500 was down over 1.5% today and nearly 2.6% since the virus was detected in the USA. How does this compare with past viral hysteria?  The Ebola outbreak of September 2014Continue reading “Wuhan Coronavirus Hysteria…buying opportunity?”

Sold DBA & Bought BOTZ

Back in December 2016, inflation and interest rates were likely on the rise.  Most commodity prices had recovered from their lows at the start of the year, especially Oil.  With rising petroleum costs, I postulated that perhaps Agriculture commodities would finally find a bottom.  So as a speculative hedge, I purchased DBA, an agriculture ETF.Continue reading “Sold DBA & Bought BOTZ”