As the global economic landscape continues to be shaped by the pandemic, the markets remain volatile. In this 02-24-23 issue, the market corrected this past week as the recession countdown clock started as yield curves begin to trough. A recent Wall Street Journal article exposed how retail traders that made millions during the pandemic trading the market are now wiped out.
The corporate bond market, like the stock market, shows very little concern of higher interest rates or growing odds of a recession. With this in mind, let’s look at some important investment advice for navigating market volatility.
Natural gas prices are down nearly 75% since last summer. Sitting at historical lows, does seasonality argue for a long position? The answer is no. Prices are likely to remain low due to the abundance of natural gas, and potential for oversupply in the market.