Bill Poulos

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Bill Poulos has been analyzing the markets and investing since the early 70s. Investing used to be only a much loved hobby of his but in 2001, after retiring from his day job as an automotive executive at GM, he cofounded Profits Run, Inc. He and his son (Greg) now help individuals become smarter investors while properly managing risk.

Bulls Are Ignoring ADP’s August Payrolls Estimate

Stocks are rising again today, keeping September in the “green” as market leaders Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) and Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA) finally give up some...

The Market “Meltup” Could Soon Cause a “Meltdown”

Stocks are see-sawing this morning as August comes to a historic close. The S&P, Dow, and Nasdaq Composite have all regained their 2020 losses. Now,...

Jerome Powell Holds America’s Future in His Hands

A pair of record highs and a strong showing from the tech sector. In other words, it’s another ordinary trading day in the coronavirus-rally. The S&P...

Bankruptcies Are on the Rise, Here’s Why That Matters

American lives or the economy. If you had to pick one, which would it be? Most folks – even the most greedy, mustache-twisting 1%’ers – would...

Why the July FOMC Minutes Are So Damaging to Bulls

Jobless claims are up, and stocks are down. That’s the story this morning as bulls cheer on the major indexes near their all-time highs. Spoiling...

Gold Liquidity Is Plunging, Here’s What Comes Next

After getting crunched last week, precious metals are rising once more. Gold is doing especially well in that regard following Warren Buffett’s investment in...

Is the Market Going to Crash Again? It Could If Congress...

Stocks are trading flat this morning as investors bear witness to continued gridlock in Washington. D.C. lawmakers remain split on a coronavirus relief bill,...

Don’t Get Too Excited About the July Jobs Report

Trump was right. The July jobs report – released this morning – showed a “yuge” payroll gain just like he said it would. 1.763 million...

The Turkish Lira Is Forming Another “Black Swan” Event

Stocks are trading flat this morning as investors weigh offsetting economic data. Better-than-expected employment numbers were released today, revealing a weekly jobless rise of...

How the TikTok Deal Could Impact Tech Stocks

Stocks are edging higher today as investors await the new coronavirus stimulus package. Lawmakers in Washington feel confident that they’re making progress, but so...