05 Mar 2020
Is it wise to invest in the American market knowing that most of its stocks are highly overpriced and also should start to buy commodities ?
I’m worried that the USA market will collapse due to its highly overpriced stock market??
Depends on your portfolio allocation, risk level and time zone. I am always invested in few markets including the US. However, typically recession takes average 2 years time to start back up based on history. Be prepared that you won't need to take out for 2 years and have own emergency funds. In big recession, can lose as much as 20%-50% and some even more down to 0% (Lehmann, Enron dot-com) if not diversified.
You can look at cheaper markets now like Japan, Singapore, Thailand, Australia too... however will need to be patient.
Regardless, if your time zone is long, there is more than 70% chance of being bull run and 30% chance of bear throughout history. Be patient. There are ups and down in market all the time and volatile is somewhat needed for price movements.
Yes to commodity too.
Nobody can know, whether these expensive appearing U.S. stocks are overpriced.
since entering Your question (see chart) and being subjected to 2 market 'crashes' already (end 2018 and 02/2020)
the U.S. SP500 still appreciated 5-6% as opposed to
the Strait Times Index: minus 5-6%
More than one year had passed since this question had been asked, and the S&P 500 index had been rec...
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