A lot of stock market pundits look at the market and shake their heads in disbelief. How is it that the market continues to rise to new highs?
The economy is in terrible shape, first-quarter GDP came in at -1%, the Labor Force Participation Rate is at multidecade lows, the number of people on disability and food stamps are near record levels, and the national debt continues to swell
Some believe this bull market isn’t sustainable and a crash is coming. I can’t say if that will happen or not, and a long-term diversified portfolio is your best option in most cases. However, if you are worried about a market crash, you can hedge your bets via various option plays on some ETFs.