3 things investors should be thankful for


This is a long and trying year for investors.

A few low lights;

Still, there are certainly a few reasons for investors to be thankful this holiday season.

Here are three things that stand out to us:

One: What failure?

It seems that they were economists Calling fall all year round.

But a technical failure did not occur. on the contrary, According to Atlanta Federal Reserve GDPThe economy is projected to grow at a robust 4.3% in the fourth quarter.

No one wants a recession! So be thankful we’re not in one.

Two: the technology approach, which is actually a good thing.

This may seem counterintuitive, but thanks to FAANG [Facebook/Meta, Amazon, Apple, Netflix, Google] The complex lost billions of dollars in market value this year as the Federal Reserve moved to raise interest rates.

why? Two reasons.

First, it taught investors an important lesson: Even powerful tech companies don’t have stock prices that go up in a straight line forever.

Second, the ground is almost certainly set for big rallies in these stocks over the next decade now that prices have dropped and cost structures have reset.

Three: Cheaper stuff is on the horizon.

Be thankful that inflation is starting to pick up.

The latest CPI index Inflation rose 7.7 percent over the past twelve months, the smallest 12-month increase since January 2022.

The CPI index is expected to slow down further in 2023, according to economists.

As for Yahoo Finance, thank you as a reader and user. Happy Thanksgiving!

Brian Sozzi It is a great editor and Anchor on Yahoo Finance. Follow Sozzi on Twitter @BrianSozzi And on LinkedIn.

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