D.R. on After the Bell: How Politics are Affecting the Market

While this week’ events will include the start of President Trump’s second meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Vietnam, it is talks with another Asian nation that Wall Street will be watching more intently.

The impending resolution (or lack thereof) of America’s trade disputes with China is weighing heavily on the market. As Trump has indefinitely pushed back the March 1st deadline on new tariffs, the market reacted positively, pushing higher and seemingly baking-in the anticipation of a new trade deal. Is there any more room for additional run-up, or have we reached the top? D.R. joined Fox Business’ After the Bell yesterday to discuss what needs to be accomplished in the trade talks to keep the market moving up.

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How to Protect Yourself from Pullbacks and Downturns

Today, we’ll be discussing some of the goings-on in the market, including some big headlines for one of the U.S.’s most well-known food companies. Also, the President will be meeting with the Chinese Vice Premier in Washington for trade negotiations, and the market will certainly react strongly to any outcome, good or bad.

We’ll also be discussing the importance of having part of your portfolio assigned to protecting yourself against pullbacks and recessions. Municipal bond funds are a great way to provide a measure of security when many other investments lose money.

While we’re on the subject, the next Monthly Paycheck Plan, which I provide to 10-Minute Millionaire Insider subscribers at the start of each month, will feature a municipal bond fund that I will be recommending to readers. Makes sure you don’t miss out! Click here to learn more about becoming a 10-Minute Millionaire Insider today!