Category Archives: Economics & Fundamentals

2019 Outlook and 2018 Recap of Berman’s Calls

If you haven’t heard me say this 100x before, or are just tuning in to hear what yet another one of these “talking heads” thinks is sure to happen in markets – let me disappoint again – NO ONE KNOWS what will happen next in

Will FANG Take the Market Down?

In 1994 when I did an internship on Wall Street with many of the top technical analysts I learned many important lessons. One that stands out is that a market is a sum of its parts. If you are going to forecast a market index

Larry’s 2018 Market Outlook

The tradition on Berman’s Call has been for me to use the last show of the year to forecast what I expect for 2018. Let me start off by saying, at the end of 2016 I was concerned about the risks building in the world

Webinar Replay: Smart Portfolios with Larry Berman

For those of you who missed Larry’s webinar on June 29th, or missed The Investor’s Guide to Thriving series this past spring (or if you attended but just want to see the presentation again) you are in luck! Below you will find a link to

Why 4% Growth is a Thing of the Past

Adam Smith wrote in the Wealth of Nations that people would get bored of monotonous, repetitive labour. There is good news and bad news. The good news is that Robotics and Artificial Intelligence will likely take most of the boring monotonous jobs. The bad news

Home Capital Group: Don’t try to catch a falling knife

I’ve been asked a dozen times in the past few days about Home Capital Group. My look at it combines some fundamental, technical, and a general understanding of the housing market. Conclusion: Avoid the stock because there are going concern issues. Speculators love to catch