2023’s Stock Market: A Fun House of Frights or a Chance to Win Big?

This year’s stock market is like a wild roller coaster. It’s wild, spins around, and keeps your money plans on their toes.

Problems in Ukraine, fears of less money, and talks of a coming slow-down all add to the wild ride.

But don’t forget, every cloud has a silver lining.

Even with a gloomy view… strong business profits keep climbing, and some economies are doing well.

What’s the forecast like for the next five months? Some market pros see rough storms ahead, others see calm skies.

Airing on the side of caution, The New York Times thinks it’s been a good stretch but that this doesn’t paint the whole picture.

The only sure thing? The market’s path depends on how the economy grows, how much costs rise, and the outcomes of world events.

To sail through the rest of the year, you need a sturdy money plan and a sharp eye for good chances.

So far, big tech companies like Tesla, Apple, and Microsoft are the big stars and have driven most of the index growth with their sharp rises.

Others on the A-list are Amazon, Alphabet, Meta Platforms, Nvidia, Berkshire Hathaway, Johnson & Johnson, and Goldman Sachs.

But remember, every portfolio needs some differentials to promote diversification and reduce risk. Here are our “lesser-known” picks to watch…