Money & Markets is America’s premier source for financial news, commentary and actionable research advice, and this is our new podcast, “The Bull & The Bear.”

Every day, led by Chief Investment Strategist Adam O’Dell and a team of finance journalists, traders and experts, Money & Markets gives you the information you need to protect your nest egg, grow your wealth, and safeguard your financial well-being.

And the next step of that is “The Bull & The Bear” podcast, hosted by Money & Markets staff writer Matthew Clark.

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The Bull & The Bear

In this episode, Clark sat down with Banyan Hill Publishing Chartered Market Technician and author of our popular Chart of the Day feature Michael Carr.

Carr is a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, where he helped install the Pentagon’s first local area network (LAN) — a version of the modern-day internet — and he was involved in deploying state-of-the-art radar systems to track Soviet aircraft near the end of the Cold War.

He parlayed that experience to become an internationally recognized Certified Financial Technician. He once served as the Editor of the Chartered Market Technicians Association newsletter.

Now he provides solid, time-tested investment information to the readers of his services: Peak Velocity Trader, Precision Profits and One Trade.

We also discuss the different situations that determine which retirement investment is best for you.

In their discussion, Clark and Carr highlighted the problems with holding a 60/40 stock portfolio, as well as issues with holding bonds.

They also discussed various alternative asset classes, short-term investment strategies and using momentum, seasonal and other factors when investing.

Finally, they advised being adaptive and proactive when picking investments, rather than relying on your financial adviser.

You can listen to other episodes of The Bull & The Bear here.

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