Here's How to Stay Tight in Even the Toughest Market

Here's How to Stay Tight in Even the Toughest Market ...

In 2022, investors have already had a rollercoaster year, and it's only mid-August.

The American market has continued to do historic things that have made even the most experienced watcher sit up and take notice from the start of January.

Investors trying to make money in the traditional ways have had a difficult task, from record high inflation, which reached a 40-year high of 10.1 percent in June before subsidizing to a still cringe-worth 8.5 percent in July.

Usually, when a market fluctuates and becomes highly worthless, others are able to make money by simply betting on the volatility they expect to see continue.

Others, many of whom are on a fixed income, have reached wincingly high levels of difficulty, as portfolios have risen and fallen, often even in the same week.

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"Any fixed income investor or analyst must be monitoring not only the Federal Reserve, but other central banks as well."

Valladares is a specialist in bank and capital markets risk, and she believes the recent inflation statistics were nothing to shock her.

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"I was surprised by the numbers. Multiple central banks, particularly the Federal Reserve, the Bank of England, and many in emerging markets, have raised interest rates," she said. "Rate rises will induce inflation to decrease while it takes time."

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Even if some of them are difficult to stomach, everyone should consider all feasible investments. Learning about the markets and how they work can give anyone an edge on how to be prepared when the next big policy statement comes out.

"New investors should be aware of the risks and how to manage them," Valladares said.

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