Nov 17, 2022
Barry Metzger, managing director of trading and education at Charles Schwab, says that the firm's latest trader sentiment survey shows that nearly 60% of traders feel like the United States is already in a recession or will be in one by the end of the year, with nearly that entire group believing that the economic slowdown will last less than one year. These traders -- investors who make 80 or more transactions in a year, but not part of the day-trading community -- are largely bearish, but believe there are opportunities in energy, health care and consumer staples. They are rotating toward value stocks and fixed income. In the ETF of the Week, Tom Lydon of VettaFi talks about a fund that was up double-digits just a week ago off of the inflation news, a move so big that it moved the ETF above its 200-day moving average and put it back into buying territory. Chuck answers a listener's question on cryptocurrency trading and the concept of "not your keys, not your coins," and the show revisits a recent interview with Jeffrey Cleveland, chief economist at Payden & Rygel.