Michael O'Connor, Holdun, Author at Holdun
Is it over yet?

Is it over yet?

The stock market has been slipping for months. It started with high-growth, unprofitable tech stock late last year as investors’ patience for growth without profits ran out. In recent weeks the outlook worsened and the contagion spread to companies with solid earnings...
What Not to Do

What Not to Do

The S&P 500 ended last week down 14%, a bitter pill to swallow for many investors. Still, these losses pale in comparison to the earth-shattering declines that some of the more speculative sides of the market are currently experiencing.  Today’s article – A...
How to Protect from Inflation

How to Protect from Inflation

How War and Inflation Changed the Investment Landscape Last quarter, we reflected on what was a rip-roaring year for stocks. In a year full of uncertainty, the S&P 500 returned 27% thanks to solid GDP growth, comprehensive FED support and a 34.5% increase in...
Back in a Bear Market

Back in a Bear Market

Market Summary Investors’ wounds deepened this week as the S&P 500 fell nearly 3%, declining for the fourth week out of the past five. The NASDAQ precipitous decline continued into Monday, putting the tech-based index into bear-market territory, as it fell...
War and Your Portfolio

War and Your Portfolio

Kyiv residents flee the city as Russia launches first attacks The West’s worst fears were confirmed this morning as Russia invaded Ukraine by land, air and sea, setting in motion a war that could be Europe’s largest conflict in decades. On Wednesday, Wall...