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Shrinkflation in Halloween Candy

(10/31/22) Market action has been a textbook case of achieving support with no resistance up to 4,100; we're advising selling into the rally and prepare for a negative market trend into the end of the year; The Dow is up 14% for the year; it's the best year of performance since 1938. Watch for the Fed to announce a slowing of its rate hike pace, but not a pivot. Shrinkflation in Halloween candy: Prices are up 30% over last year. Consumer Spending is measured by prices paid, not quantities purchased; a false report. There's no such thing as "excess savings." 60% of consumers now living paycheck-to-paycheck. The concept of taxing the rich by tapping unrealized gains; will they allow the inverse operation: providing loss write-offs for unrealized losses? How to truly measure your portfolio's performance, year-over-year vs longer-term windows of examination. Where is the best place to put money next year? The best-performing sectors for the past two years typically become the worst performers; what are the worst-performing sectors now, before the cycle resets?
3:13 - A Textbook Re-test of Support
14:33 - Halloween Shrinkflation & the Flaw in Consumer Spending Numbers
30:36 - Tricks for Taxing the Rich: Unrealized Gains
44:30 - How to Truly Measure Portfolio Performance
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