Two Reasons to Avoid Stocks: Bad Earnings, China

Paul Pagnato on Barron’s April 27th

Jack Otter, Editor of talks with Paul Pagnato, Founding Partner, PagnatoKarp on Barron’s Video about stocks.

A Barron’s Top 100 Advisor, Paul Pagnato still thinks it’s time to be very careful in the stock market for a few reasons. In this short discussion with Barron’s Editor Jack Otter, he explains why including: four consecutive quarters of a decline in market earnings and five consecutive quarters of a decline in revenues, a trend not seen since 2008, 2009.

A growth slowdown in China is also driving continued volatility. Stock buy-backs present some hope however, as does trillions of dollars in stimulus money by all the central banks. While equity allocation is low overall in client investment policies right now, Pagnato says, there are some good opportunities with municipal bonds and real estate.

Watch the video below to learn more:

Barron’s Video: 2 Reasons to Avoid Stocks — Bad Earnings, China

4/27/2016 8:39AM

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