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12:00 TUESDAY – Stock Market Report #154 – 2/22/22

by Robert Holman | The Defensive Advisor |

EQUITY MARKET RATING … 3.0 (0-4 bearish, 5.0 neutral, 6-10 bullish) … At this point with Russia moving troops into Ukraine, it is appropriate to lower our rating one notch to 3.0 on expectations for a military confrontation between Russia and Ukraine coupled with an economic confrontation between Russia and the US and its united nations.

EQUITY MARKET and the ECONOMY …At this point a massive invasion of the Ukraine by Russia seems likely. Today, the US is expected to announce sanctions against Russia. The most likely impact on the US markets would be a selloff for about a week or so, then a recover by the market to the former pre-invasion numbers over about a 4-week period. But, it’s hard to see Putin backing off and not invading the Ukraine – he essentially denies their right to exist as an independent nation separate from mother Russia.

PORTFOLIOS … Position your portfolios consistent with these trends. If you are unsure what to do, call me and I’ll explain what ought to be done to help your situation. Just click here, and I’ll be happy to give you a complimentary portfolio evaluation along with a recommendation for two stocks to put into your portfolio.

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TO MY CLIENTS … THANK YOU FOR YOUR TRUST. We’ve had remarkable success since we started this RIA in mid-2018, for are doing better than the market return over the same time.

Excelsior Divitiae. Proverbs 21:5, Proverbs 22:3 and 27:12, Joshua 1:9, Proverbs 3:5-6, Ecclesiastes 8:7, 1Chronicles 12:32, James 4:13-16, and 1Chronicles 29:11-13.

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