Media Appearances

With objective flexibility to help subscribers earn high profits in BOTH bull AND bear markets, very profitable trade results and top-rated education, Jon and our team receive MANY requests for press & media appearances. We wish we could help every one who asks, but the request volume often exceeds capacity. Our primary focus is always on delivering maximum success for our subscribers:


Nevertheless, we do strive to help members of the media and press as much as possible. Here's a selection of some of our recent or more popular appearances...


EXTREME BULLISHNESS + JOB CUTS = POSSIBLE MARKET TOP

Seeking Alpha

Founder Jon Wolfenbarger's latest Seeking Alpha article analzyes seven charts showing the extreme bullishness of investors, which is contrarian bearish. He also shows that full-time job cuts are already at levels only seen during recessions. Both of these factors suggest the stock market may be near a possible top before renewing the bear market that started in 2022. Read this April 10 article.


WAS LATEST JOBS REPORT AN APRIL FOOL'S JOKE?

Opening Bell Daily

For Opening Bell Daily, financial reporter Phil Rosen discussed founder Jon Wolfenbarger's views on the latest employment report, which was far more concerning for the economy than Wall Street was led to believe by the headline numbers. As Wolfenbarger said, "We think the jobs report was more like an April Fool's joke on Wall Street”. Read this April 9 article.


HIGHER UNEMPLOYMENT IS CATALYST FOR BEAR MARKET

Business Insider

Business Insider reporter William Edwards discusses founder Jon Wolfenbarger's views that long-term (10-12 years) stock market returns are likely to be significantly negative based on the valuation metrics that have best predicted long-term returns. He also provides numerous charts in the article that show the labor market is weakening and unemployment should be rising significantly in the coming months, which will lead to disappointing corporate sales and earnings, which will likely lead to new stock market lows. Read this March 30 article.


UNDERSTANDING BULL & BEAR MARKET CYCLES

Founder Jon Wolfenbarger was interviewed on Seeking Alpha's "Investing Experts Podcast" by Rena Sherbill. In this wide-ranging 50-minute interview, Jon explains how he developed the unique Bull And Bear Profits approach to investing. He details his Four Key Steps To Bull And Bear Profits and discusses what the key indicators of these steps are telling us now about the outlook for the economy and financial markets. He concludes with specific recommendations on how to profit from this outlook. Listen to this March 13 podcast (or read the transcript).


GOLD AS PAST AND FUTURE MONEY

Gold Headlines

Founder Jon Wolfenbarger details the history of gold and how it has served as the most popular form of money from ancient times until 1971, when President Nixon severed all ties between gold and the US dollar. He shows how gold has mantained its value throughout history, with a fascinating chart of the value of gold and inflation since the year 1500. He notes how the US dollar has lost 97% of its value since the Federal Reserve was founded in 1913 and 87% of its value since 1971. He explains how we can return to using gold as money, which would help eliminate inflation and the boom-bust business cycle. Read this March 11 article.


 OVERVALUED TECH STOCKS ARE VULNERABLE TO RECESSION

Business Insider

Business Insider reporter Phil Rosen highlights Founder Jon Wolfenbarger's concerns that overvalued tech stocks can fall signficantly in a recession, as they did in the early 2000s. Wolfenbarger points out we also recently saw in 2022 how much tech stocks can fall when investors become risk averse. Read this March 5 article.


THE FED HAS BUSTED HOUSING BUBBLE 2.0

Founder Jon Wolfenbarger's latest article for the Mises Institute details how the Federal Reserve caused the housing bubble and bust of the early 2000s, as well as the housing bubble and bust of the 2020s. He shows why the current housing bust likely has much further to go. The Fed did this by creating and destroying money out of thin air and manipulating interest rates away from free market levels. Wolfenbarger concludes by stressing the importance of preventing future boom-bust housing and business cycles and how to do it. Read this March 1 article.


 RECESSION COMING AS INFLATION FLARES BACK UP

Business Insider

Reporter William Edwards of Business Insider highlights Founder Jon Wolfenbarger's evidence that a recession is likely starting soon, if it hasn't already, including the double-digit decline in tax revenues, which only happens in a recesion. This is occuring at the same time that Fed Chair Jay "Transitory Inflation" Powell's favorite inflation indicator is reaccelerating. This may delay the Fed from cutting rates anytiime soon, despite increasing economic weakness. Edwards also provides Wolfenbarger's charts showing major bearish technical divergences on market breadth and volatilty indicators. All of this evidence suggests significant potential downside ahead for the stock market. Read this February 24 article.


IS IT 1929 DEJA VU ALL OVER AGAIN?

Seeking Alpha

In his latest Seeking Alpha article, Founder Jon Wolfenbarger shows the ominous parallels between today's current stock market and economic conditions and the 1929 peak. The similarities he details include proven objective valuation metrics, leading economic indicators, market breadth and technical price behavior. Read this February 20 article.


 STOCKS & STOCK ETFS LOOK HIGHLY VULNERABLE

Business Insider

In this detailed Business Insider article, reporter Phil Rosen shares the concerns of our Founder, Jon Wolfenbarger, about falling leading economic indicators, falling earnings estimates, record high valuation levels and bullish sentiment, which has significant implications for stocks and stock ETFs for investors. Read this January 29 article.


WE ARE LIVING IN TECH BUBBLE 2.0

Business Insider

Business Insider reporter William Edwards discusses the view of our Founder Jon Wolfenbarger that the current market environment will likely be regarded in the future as Tech Bubble 2.0. The "magnificent seven" mega-cap Tech stocks have drvien the headline stock market indexes to new highs, but the median US stock is still down nearly 20% from its peak over two years ago. Despite weak stock market breadth and leading economic indicators pointing to an impendng recession, Investor sentiment and stock market valuations (particularly Tech stock valuations) are higher than they were during the Tech Bubble 1.0 peak in 2000. This means there is significant stock market downside risk ahead. Read this January 27 article.


FED IS TALKING RATE CUTS DUE TO COMING RECESSION

Founder Jon Wolfenbarger's latest Seeking Alpha article details several leading and coincident economic indicators that show a recession is likely coming and may have already started. This goes against the Fed's stated belief in a "softish landing", which has become the consensus of the majority of investors. Unfortunately, the consensus is often wrong and the charts in this article suggest this time will not be different. Read this January 4 article.


STOCK MARKET COULD FALL 60%

Money Life with Chuck Jaffe

Veteran financial journalist Chuck Jaffe interviewed our founder Jon Wolfenbarger on his show "Money Life with Chuck Jaffe". Jon discusses the reasons for his out-of-consensus views of a coming major recession and corresponding stock bear market that will likely drove prices to new lows. Jon also discusses where to invest now, as well as his short-term and long-term thoughts on five stocks that show listeners asked about. Listen to this December 19 interview.


 5 JOB INDICATORS SHOW ECONOMY IS HEADING TOWARD RECESSION

Business Insider

Business Insider reporter William Edwards interviewed our founder Jon Wolfenbarger about his recent article showing several leading employment indicators that suggests a recession is coming soon or may have already started. He also details potential downside risk for the stock market as high stock market valuations are typically lowered significantly during a recession. Read this December 16 article.


IT'S TIME TO BUST THE MYTH OF FED OMNIPOTENCE

In this article for the Mises Institute, our Founder Jon Wolfenbarger explodes one of the biggest myths that most economists and investors believe: that the Fed is somehow omnipotent and can prevent a recession and bear market if they want to. Jon shows how the market is much bigger than the Fed and how the Fed's repeated failures -- including helping cause the Great Depression of the 1930s, the "stagflation" of the 1970s and the housing bubble and Great Recession of the 2000s -- is proof that they are not in control of the economy or financial markets. Jon also details 11 signs of a recession coming that the Fed will be unable to prevent. Read this December 1 article.


STOCK MARKET PRICING IN NEGATIVE LONG-TERM RETURNS

In his latest Seeking Alpha article, Founder Jon Wolfenbarger provides several graphs proving that stock market valuations are currently near historical highs. As a result of these high valuation levels, stocks are pricing in negative long-term returns. Thus, in order to succeed in this environment, investors need to be able to identify both bull and bear markets and profit from them. Read this November 17 article.


THE DAMAGE HAS ALREADY BEEN DONE

Business Insider

Founder Jon Wolfenbarger explains to Business Insider reporter William Edwards that the damage from the Fed rate hikes has already been done and a major recession and much higher unemployment is inevitable. He discusses the latest disappointing jobs report and provides three proven indicators that show a collapse is coming soon in the labor market, which will lead to new stock market lows that will shock Wall Street. Read this November 11 article.


HOW TO PREVENT THE BOOM-BUST BUSINESS CYCLE

Founder Jon Wolfenbarger explains how to eliminate the boom & bust business cycle once and for all in his latest article for the Mises Institute. Jon first explains how the Federal Reserve has made business cycles even worse than they were before the Fed opened its doors in 1913. Then he discusses many boom-bust episodes in history before the Fed and what caused them. Lastly, he details the key legal change that needs to be made to prevent business cycles in the future. This article is a must-read for anyone who wants to solve the problem of business cycles to create a more stable and prosperous economy. Read this October 10 article.


EL MEJOR INDICE BURSATIL PARA MONITOREAR

HISPATRADING

Bull and Bear Profits provides unique investment insights, education and stock & ETF recommendations to investors in more than 130 countries around the world. For Spanish-speaking investors, founder Jon Wolfenbarger reveals “The Best Stock Index To Monitor For Bull And Bear Trends” in the October-December issue of Hispatrading Magazine, the premier Spanish-language magazine for traders. Read it in Spanish at: Hispatrading.com.


HIGH INFLATION + FED HIKES + RECESSION = BEAR MARKET DOWNSIDE

Market Wrap with Moe Ansari

Founder Jon Wolfenbarger is interviewed by investing legend Moe Ansari on his daily radio show Market Wrap with Moe Ansari. Since 1989, Moe has interviewed a wide variety of economic and investment experts such as Nobel Prize-winning economist Milton Friedman and Vanguard Founder John Bogle. In this interview, Jon discusses the current dangerous investment environment of high inflation, which is forcing the Fed to continue raising interest rates despite leading economic indicators pointing toward a coming recession. Jon also provides his detailed thoughts on potential downside risk for the stock market in this environment. This interview starts around 21:00 minutes and ends around 36:00. Listen to this September 25 radio interview.


SIGNS A RECESSION IS ON THE WAY

Business Insider

Business Insider reporter William Edwards interviewed our founder, Jon Wolfenbarger, to understand why he expects a recession despite most investors, Fed Chair Jay Powell, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen, etc. expecting an economic "soft landing". His out-of-consensus view is based on proven leading economic indicators, including those detailed in this article. He also discusses why he expects stocks to fall about 50% based on history, techinical indicators and valuation levels. Read this September 23 article.


2 SIMPLE INDICATORS TO IDENTIFY BULL & BEAR MARKETS

Technical Analysis Of Stocks & Commodities October 2023

In the October edition of "Technical Analysis Of Stocks & Commodities," our founder Jon Wolfenbarger details two simple indicators that all investors can use to identify and profit from bull and bear markets. One is a very simple economic indicator that is updated weekly that helps identify when major recessions begin and end. The other is a very underrated and useful technical indicator that shows whether the bulls or bears are in control of the price of a given asset. Read this very helpful article in the October issue of the magazine or at Traders.com.


BITCOIN BREAKDOWN SIGNALS NEW BEAR MARKET LOWS

Seeking Alpha

In his latest Seeking Alpha article, Founder Jon Wolfenbarger shows how Bitcoin has recently fallen below important technical support, which likely signals new bear market lows for both Bitcoin and stocks, particularly given other important technical, sentiment and fundamental factors he details. Read this September 20 article.


THE FED: HARMING THE ECONOMY FOR OVER A CENTURY

In his latest article for the Mises Institute, founder Jon Wolfenbarger details the numerous ways the Federal Reserve has harmed the economy and lowered living standards since its founding 110 years ago. This includes helping cause the Great Depression and Great Recession, unprecedented inflation which has reduced the value of the dollar by 97%, record high unemployment and interest rates, lower economic growth and skyrocketing government deficits and debt. Read this August 22 article.


INFLATION AND STOCK MARKET RISK REMAINS HIGH

Business Insider

Founder Jon Wolfenbarger explains how underlying inflation remains high, as does stock market risk, to Business Insider reporter William Edwards. Wolfenbarger shows how the stock market has diverged from economic fundamentals this year, driven by a handful of mega-cap tech stocks due to investor mania over the potential of artificial intelligence. Read this July 22 article.


4 REASONS A LONG RECESSION IS LIKELY TO START SOON

In his latest Seeking Alpha article, Founder Jon Wolfenbarger explains what causes the boom and bust business cycle. He then uses this theory to investigate four key economic factors that suggest a recession is on schedule to start soon. He also explains why this recession is likely to last longer than the average recession. Read this July 15 article.


RECESSION + DANGEROUS FED POLICY = MAJOR STOCK MARKET RISK

Market Wrap with Moe Ansari

Investing legend Moe Ansari has interviewed financial celebrities such as Nobel Prize-winning economist Milton Friedman and Vanguard Founder John Bogle on his daily radio show Market Wrap with Moe Ansari since 1989. In Moe's latest interview with our founder Jon Wolfenbarger, Jon discusses the key signs of a recession he sees right now, why Fed policy is much more dangerous than most investors think and stock market downside potential. This interview starts around 21:00 minutes and ends around 35:00. Listen to this May 31 radio interview.


INFLATION IS FAR TOO HIGH FOR FED RATE CUTS

Seeking Alpha

Founder Jon Wolfenbarger highlights six charts that show inflation remains far too high for the Fed to cut interest rates, despite one of the most aggressive Fed rate hiking cycles in history. The Fed is between a rock and a hard place and investors are likely to pay the price either way - unless inflation starts slowing significantly soon.  Read this May 20 article.


 HIGH VALUATIONS + CREDIT CRUNCH + RECESSION

Business Insider

Founder Jon Wolfenbarger's current views are summarized in this article by Business Insider reporter William Edwards. Wolfenbarger explains how unemployment claims are at recessionary levels, as are bank lending standards and loan demand. Thus, we now have a credit crunch and recession combined with high stock valuations, which will likely lead to at least 45% downside in stock prices before this bear market is over. Read this May 13 article.


VETERAN INVESTOR PREDICTS U.S. GLOBAL STATUS COULD DECLINE IF...

International Business Times

International Business Times discusses Founder Jon Wolfenbarger's concern that U.S. living standards could decline over time if the BRICS countries are successful in efforts to compete with the dollar. While it would be very difficult to displace the dollar with other fiat currencies that can be created out of thin air, if they are successful in creating a crypto or other hard currency backed by gold and/or other commodities, they could appeal to billions of people wanting to trade without risking the loss of purchasing power. Read this May 8 article.


MOST IMPORTANT ECONOMIC FACTOR IS FLASHING HUGE WARNING SIGN

The most important factor for the economy is money supply growth, which drives the boom and bust business cycle, as Jon Wolfenbarger explains In this article for the Mises Institute. Money supply is now declining, as are bank deposits, which is a very rare occurrence. This is driving very weak bank credit growth. Since bank credit is the lifeblood of the economy, this is very bearish for the economy and the stock market. Read this May 4 article.


WILL A NEW BRICS CURRENCY CHANGE ANYTHING?

In this article for the Mises Institute, our Founder Jon Wolfenbarger explores the initiatives of the BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) to compete with the U.S. dollar, including with gold-backed currencies. Jon explains how fiat money can lead to inflation and the boom and bust business cycle. If the U.S. government doesn't pursue a stronger dollar, better fiscal responsibility and a more peaceful foreign policy, the BRICS countries have the opportunity to replace the U.S. dollar as the world's reserve currency, which could lead to lower U.S. living standards. Read this May 4 article.


COMO DISTINGUIR UN NUEVO MERCADO ALCISTA DE UN SIMPLE REBOTE

HISPATRADING

Bull and Bear Profits provides uniquely valuable stock & ETF investing insights and actionable recommendations to investors all over the world, now helping members profit and make smarter investing decisions in 132 countries. In a new article in the April-June issue of Hispatrading Magazine, founder Jon Wolfenbarger reveals “How To Distinguish Between A New Bull Market And A Bear Market Rally.” Read it in Spanish at: Hispatrading.com.


SIGNIFICANT STOCK MARKET RISK AHEAD

Business Insider

Business Insider's William Edwards details founder Jon Wolfenbarger's views about the numerous signs that point to a recession this year, including the inverted yield curve, leading economic indicators, manufacturing PMIs and the banking crisis that will likely cause banks to tighten lending standards even more than they already have. The potential downside risk in the stock market, given a recession and valuations near record highs, is substantial. Wolfenbarger sees the potential for the S&P 500 to fall at least 45% to 2250 before this bear market is over. Read this April 8 article.


BANKING CRISIS DRAMATICALLY INCREASES ODDS FOR RECESSION

Founder Jon Wolfenbarger details the history of how bank failures are a classic feature of recessions in his latest Seeking Alpha article. He explains why this banking crisis could be worse than the Great Recession, particularly since the Fed has to keep tightening in the face of a recession due to 40-year high inflation. By contrast, the Fed was slashing interest rates throughout the Great Recession. Finally, Wolfenbarger shows investors how they can achieve safety and seek profits during these difficult times. Read this March 21 article.


LA RÉCESSION À VENIR SERA MONDIALE!

Géopolitique Profonde

Le récent article du fondateur Jon Wolfenbarger pour l'Institut Mises a été traduit en français par Géopolitique Profonde. Cet article explique les causes du cycle économique d'expansion et de récession et pourquoi la récession à venir sera une récession mondiale, et pas seulement une récession américaine. La croissance de la masse monétaire en est la clé. C'est important car les récessions mondiales ont tendance à être plus sévères que les récessions nationales. Lire cet article du 5 mars. The original article in English is available on Mises.org.


THE COMING RECESSION WILL BE A GLOBAL ONE

In his latest article on ZeroHedge, founder Jon Wolfenbarger explains what causes the boom-bust business cycle and why the coming recession will be a global recession, not just a US recession. Money supply growth holds the key. This is important because global recessions tend to be more severe than domestic recessions.  Read this March 3 article.


8 STAGES OF RECESSION & STOCK MARKET DOWNSIDE POTENTIAL

Market Wrap with Moe Ansari

Founder Jon Wolfenbarger discusses the eight stages of recession, inflation and Fed policy and stock market downside potential with Moe Ansari. Moe is an investing legend who has interviewed celebrities such as Nobel Prize-winning economist Milton Friedman and Vanguard Founder John Bogle on his daily radio show Market Wrap with Moe Ansari since 1989. This interview starts around 21:00 minutes and ends around 36:00. Listen to this February 22 radio interview.


CAN STOCKS KEEP RALLYING WHILE THE FED TIGHTENS INTO A RECESSION?

In his latest Seeking Alpha article, founder Jon Wolfenbarger notes that after a year-long bear market, most investors are now positioned for a new bull market. While anything is possible in financial markets, since they are ultimately driven by investor psychology and herding behavior, the fundamental economic backdrop does not currently support a new bull market. The Fed is still tightening monetary policy while the economy appears to be heading into a recession. Stocks usually fall in a recession and the worst bear markets have all occurred during recessions. Jon details three key leading indicators that confirm a recession is coming, if it hasn't already started. Read this January 30 article.


A BULL & A BEAR HAVE A CIVIL DISCUSSION

The Tom Woods Show

Our founder, Jon Wolfenbarger, discusses the outlook for the economy and financial markets with Mark Skousen on "The Tom Woods Show". Jon currently leans bearish, while Skousen leans bullish. Both discuss their thoughts on how investors should navigate these challenging times. Listen to this 30-minute January 28 interview.


VOLUMEN: UN POTENTE INDICADOR TECNICO

HISPATRADING

Founder Jon Wolfenbarger explains the importance of Volume in his recent article for Spain’s Hispatrading Magazine. The article “Volume: A Powerful Technical Indicator” is published in the January-March quarterly issue. It builds upon concepts we’ve shared in our special reportswebinars, Investing Insights and Member Q&As. Read this article in the magazine in Spanish at Hispatrading.com.


FED POLICY, INFLATION & STOCK MARKET OUTLOOK

Market Wrap with Moe Ansari

Moe Ansari -- an investing legend who has interviewed celebrities such as Nobel Prize-winning economist Milton Friedman and Vanguard Founder John Bogle on his daily radio show Market Wrap with Moe Ansari since 1989 -- interviews founder Jon Wolfenbarger about the volatility of the stock market, past and future Fed policy, Fed credibility, how long high inflation can last, the message from leading economic indicators and the outlook for the stock market. This interview starts around 21:00 minutes and ends around 36:00. Listen to this January 9 radio interview.


RECESSION SIGNS AND STOCK DOWNSIDE POTENTIAL

Business Insider

Jon Wolfenbarger details to Business Insider reporter William Edwards the numerous signs that a recession may have already started. These signs include manufacturing surveys, leading economic indicators and the yield curve. This recession, combined with Fed tightening and high stock market valuation levels will likely lead to at least 40% downside in stock prices in 2023. Read this December 31 article.


HISTORY SHOWS HIGH INFLATION CAN LAST OVER TEN YEARS

Founder Jon Wolfenbarger examines the historical evidence of periods of high inflation such as we're in now. This evidence shows that once inflation reaches high enough levels to change consumer expectations, it can last ten years or more. The Fed's aggressive money creation policies -- particularly in response to the covid panic of 2020, when they engineered an unprecedented 40% increase in the money supply -- caused this high inflation. Now the Fed must keep raising rates, even into a recession, in order to try to bring inflation down before it becomes embedded in expectations and leads to much higher inflation and interest rates, which would blow up the Federal budget. Read this December 20 article.


PROOF THAT A RECESSION HAS LIKELY ALREADY STARTED

Founder Jon Wolfenbarger details numerous signs that a U.S. recession has ALREADY started, in his latest Seeking Alpha article. These signs include money supply growth, housing indicators, manufacturing indicators, leading economic indexes and the yield curve. Despite this, investors generally remain bullish and are excited about a possible Fed "pivot" to lower rates. But recessions and bear markets don't usually end until well after the Fed has started cutting rates and they haven't even started yet. Jon also provides evidence that the next major selloff in the current stock bear market has likely already begun. Read this December 12 article.


HOW TO PROFIT FROM A MAJOR STOCK BEAR MARKET

MarketWatch

In MarketWatch's widely-read "Need to Know" columnBarbara Kollmeyer explains founder Jon Wolfenbarger's outlook for a major global recession, the key investor sentiment and technical signs pointing to the next major selloff in the market, how far the market is likely to bottom and when, how long the recession will last, the likely returns of the stock market over the next 10-12 years, where to invest your money now for safety or high potential returns and how to identify the bear market bottom and the start of the next bull market. Read this December 1 article.


HOW MUCH MORE TO GO IN THIS BEAR MARKET

Business Insider

Business Insider reporter William Edwards discusses founder Jon Wolfenbarger's analysis of the leading economic indicators pointing toward a coming recession and how much longer the stock bear market will last before it ends, as well as how much further downside is likely. Read this November 18 article.


INFLATION, FED HIKES, RECESSION & BEAR MARKET OUTLOOK

Market Wrap with Moe Ansari

Founder Jon Wolfenbarger is interviewed by Moe Ansari -- an investing legend who has interviewed celebrities such as Nobel Prize winning economist Milton Friedman and Vanguard Founder John Bogle on his daily radio show Market Wrap with Moe Ansari since 1989 -- about the acceleration in core inflation, the dangers of coming Fed rate hikes, the key signs of a recession and how much more downside potential there is in the stock market. This interview starts around 21:00 minutes and ends around 36:00. Listen to this October 13 radio interview.


OIL & COMMODITIES BEAR MARKET LIKELY JUST STARTING

In this timely Seeking Alpha article, founder Jon Wolfenbarger shows with detailed graphs that oil and most other commodities have already entered a bear market along with stocks, bonds and cryptocurrencies. Most investors do not appreciate this yet. He discusses how much further they can fall in this global recession. He highlights the key positive of lower commodity prices, which is that it will help slow inflation. This will help sow the seeds for the next economic recovery and bull market. Importantly, he shows how investors can profit from this bear market. See this October 12 article.


COMO ADELANTARNOS A LOS CRASH Y REBOTES

HISPATRADING

In the Fall issue of Hispatrading Magazine, founder Jon Wolfenbarger authors the headlining, cover article: "How To Get Ahead of Crashes and Bounces” detailing:


  • 4 key technical rules for identifying the beginning of bull & bear markets, and
  • 3 technical indicators that can detect selloffs & rallies within a bear market.

Read this article published in Spanish at: Hispatrading.com


OUR WILD ECONOMY & WHERE IT'S HEADED

The Tom Woods Show

Our founder Jon Wolfenbarger is interviewed on The Tom Woods Show about how the Fed caused the highest inflation rates in 40 years, the best leading indicators that show a recession is coming, where inflation is heading, why the Fed is so focused on fighting inflation now (even in the face of a recession), the intensifying stock bear market and how investors can profit from it, rather than lose their hard-earned wealth. Listen to this important September 15 podcast.


POWELL'S PIVOT TO "PAIN" BUT NO GAIN

Jon Wolfenbarger interprets Fed Chair Powell's recent speech emphasizing the Fed's plans to tighten monetary policy and cause "pain", i.e., unemployment, lower asset prices and a recession. Wolfenbarger also analyzes 5 key proven leading economic indicators that are flashing RED and signaling a recession coming soon. Read this September 14 Mises Institute article.


FOUR STEPS TO BULL AND BEAR PROFITS

Technical Analysis Of Stocks & Commodities October 2022

In the 40th Anniversary October edition of "Technical Analysis Of Stocks & Commodities," our founder Jon Wolfenbarger outlines his unique four-step approach to identifying and profiting in both bull and bear markets. He presents charts and analysis of two key indicators for each step, including Stock Market Capitalizing to GDP, Commodity Prices to GDP, Yield Curve Spread, OECD US Leading Indicators, S&P 500 Monthly RSI, Equity Put/Call Ratio, QQQ with Relative Price and PPO and NYSE New Highs Less New Lows. Read this groundbreaking article in the October issue of the magazine or at Traders.com.


10 SIGNS OF A COMING RECESSION

Business Insider

Founder Jon Wolfenbarger is interviewed by Business Insider's William Edwards on the top 10 signs he sees of a recession coming soon. This, combined with the Fed tightening monetary policy aggressively, is why he believes stocks can fall another 40% before the bear market is over. Read this September 10 article.


RECESSION, HOUSING MARKET CRASH & STOCK BEAR MARKET

Market Wrap with Moe Ansari

Moe Ansari -- an investing legend who has interviewed celebrities such as Nobel Prize winning economist Milton Friedman and Vanguard Founder John Bogle on his daily radio show Market Wrap with Moe Ansari since 1989 -- interviewed founder Jon Wolfenbarger about his views on the key signs that a major recession is coming, the housing market crash, high debt levels, Fed policy and significant potential downside risk in the stock bear market. This important interview starts at 21:00 minutes and ends at 35:42. Listen to this August 25 radio interview.


BEST & WORST SECTORS IN A BEAR MARKET

Seeking Alpha

Our Founder Jon Wolfenbarger highlights the key statistical metric that helps identify the typical best and worst performing stock sectors in a bear market. He also details the best and worst performing sectors during the Great Recession bear market of 2008-2009 and the bear market of 2022 (so far), highlighting the unique and surprising sector performance in both periods. Read this August 15 article.


HOW TO ACHIEVE FINANCIAL FREEDOM

Freedom Adventure

David Forsyth interviewed Founder Jon Wolfenbarger in this 32-minute Freedom Adventure podcast. Jon discusses how successful investing benefits the investor as well as society, how to achieve financial freedom, the flaws of common investment strategies, what causes bull and bear markets, the significant risks of "buying and holding" investments for "the long run", why mutual funds do not beat the market, the importance of identifying bull and bear markets and how to profit in both bull and bear markets. Listen to this wide-ranging July 9 podcast interview.


HOW BAD WILL THE RECESSION & BEAR MARKET BE?

Market Wrap with Moe

Moe Ansari -- a legend who has interviewed luminaries such as Nobel Prize winning economist Milton Friedman and Vanguard Founder John Bogle on his daily radio show Market Wrap with Moe Ansari since 1989 -- interviews our Founder Jon Wolfenbarger about his thoughts on a coming recession, the shift from inflation to disinflation, how deep this bear market can be and how to profit from it. This interview starts at 21:10 minutes and ends at 35:40. Listen to this July 7 radio interview.


4 REGLAS PARA IDENTIFICAR MERCADOS ALCISTAS Y BAJISTAS

HISPATRADING

As is evident by the numerous testimonials we receive from around the world, BullAndBearProfits.com serves GLOBAL clients. Founder Jon Wolfenbarger was recently contacted by Spain’s Hispatrading Magazine for his expertise about forecasting and profiting from bull and bear markets. The article “4 Trading Rules To Identify Bull & Bear Markets” is published in the July-September quarterly issue. It builds upon concepts we’ve shared in some of our special reports and webinars. Read this article in the magazine in Spanish at Hispatrading.com.


7 REASONS A RECESSION IS IMMINENT & STOCKS COULD FALL 60%

Business Insider

Business Insider interviews founder Jon Wolfenbarger about the reasons he believes a recession is coming this year, with details on key economic indicators that are pointing to recession. He also discusses why stocks could fall at least 60% before this recession is over. He notes that most investors are not aware of this information and their ignorance about the enormous risks they are facing in the market right now is likely to be very costly to them. Read this July 2 article.


THE FED IS CAUSING ANOTHER RECESSION

Mises Institute

In this important Mises Insittute article, our founder Jon Wolfenbarger explains in detail how government central banks, acting as "central planners" of the economy, repeatedly cause the boom and bust business cycle with inflation and recessions. He also explains how the high inflation we are experiencing now was caused by the Fed panicking over covid in 2020. He shows the various signs of a coming recession he is seeing and discusses how the Federal Reserve is making it worse by intentionally trying to tighten financial conditions, which means lowering bond, stock and housing prices, which will lead to rising unemployment. Read this July 2 article.


MARKET FEARS & OPPORTUNITIES

Market Wrap with Moe

Founder Jon Wolfenbarger discusses with Moe Ansari -- a legend who has interviewed luminaries such as Nobel Prize winning economist Milton Friedman and Vanguard Founder John Bogle on his daily radio show Market Wrap with Moe Ansari since 1989 -- how the Fed panicked during the 2020 Covid crash and grew the money supply twice as fast as in prior recessions, which caused high inflation and the "everything bubble", which is now bursting as the economy falls into recession. Wolfenbarger explains how investors can profit during these turbulant times. This interview starts at 20:55 minutes and ends at 34:52. Listen to this May 20 radio interview.


A CONVERSATION WITH JON WOLFENBARGER

Technical Analysis Of Stocks & Commodities May 2022

In the May edition of "Technical Analysis Of Stocks & Commodities," Karl Montevirgen interviews our founder Jon Wolfenbarger about his professional background, his unique approach to investing combining objective fundamental and technical indicators, what causes the boom & bust business cycle, key economic indicators, how Fed interest rate policy follows the market, how to assess the health of the stock market, how traders should use the news, his process for selecting stock & ETF recommendations, how to identify the beginning of a bull or bear market and how to profit in both bull and bear markets. Read this in-depth seven page interview in the May issue of the magazine or at Traders.com.


HOW TO SIGNIFICANTLY BEAT THE MARKET 

The MarketBeat Podcast

On "The MarketBeat Podcast", Kate Stalter interviews our founder, Jon Wolfenbarger, on how to significantly beat the market in both bull and bear cycles, how to identify when bull and bear markets start, which key technical indicators to focus on, which stocks & ETFs to invest in now, which is the cheapest asset class offering the best long-term returns, what investors need to learn from the 1970s and how the stock market is likely to undergo major bull and bear market cycles over the next 12 years that investors should be prepared to profit from. Listen to this 30 minute April 11 podcast interview.


PROFITING IN A BULL OR BEAR MARKET

Market Wrap with Moe Ansari

Moe Ansari -- a legend who has interviewed Nobel Prize winning economist Milton Friedman and Vanguard Founder John Bogle on his daily radio show Market Wrap with Moe Ansari since 1989 -- interviewed founder Jon Wolfenbarger about extremely bullish long-term investor sentiment in 2021, how all-time high stock market valuations are likely to lead to very negative returns over the coming 12 years, what is different between now and 2020, how rising interest rates and an inverted yield curve is likely to lead to a recession and bear market in the next year or two and how to profit in both bull and bear markets. This interview starts at 21:47 minutes and ends at 35:32. Listen to this April 1 radio interview.


THE FED CAN'T CONTROL OR PREDICT ECONOMY

ZeroHedge

In this groundbreaking ZeroHedge article, our founder Jon Wolfenbarger busts the myth that the Fed can control or predict the economy. Throughout its history, the Fed has repeatedly failed in its mandates to maximize employment, stabilize prices and lower long-term interest rates. Wolfenbarger also shows, contrary to popular belief, that the Fed can't even control the money supply and short-term interest rates. He explains the real purpsoe of the Fed and how it consistently lowers living standards. Finally, Wolfenbarger provides numerous quotes from former and current Fed leaders which prove their inability to predict the economy they cannot control. Read this April 3 article.


TECHNICAL INDICATORS POINT TO BEAR MARKET

Business Insider

Business Insider reporter William Edwards discusses Jon Wolfenbarger's analysis of the weight of the evidence of a wide variety of technical indicators that point to a bearish trend for the stock market. This suggests the recent rally is a countertrend bear market rally that will not last. Read this March 26 article.


IDENTIFYING BULL & BEAR MARKETS

Seeking Alpha

Jon Wolfenbarger, our founder, discusses how bear markets are THE major problem for investors, how they can be deep and last for decades, the simple technical indicators and rules that can help you profit during both bull and bear markets, how 60% more wealth could have been created during each of the last two bear markets using these simple rules and how by profiting in BOTH bull and bear markets, you can compound high returns over time. Read this March 18 article.


SIMPLE RULES TO PROFIT FROM BEAR MARKETS

Technical Analysis Of Stocks & Commodities

In the April edition of "Technical Analysis Of Stocks & Commodities," founder Jon Wolfenbarger explains the similarities & differences between investing in bull and bear markets, key bear market technical indicators, common bear market trading vehicles and bear market trading rules for both "one trade" and "multiple trade" strategies. He also reveals the highly profitable investment results these strategies delivered in the "Tech Bust" bear market of the early 2000s and the "Great Recession" bear market of 2008-2009. Read this important & very timely article in the April issue of the magazine or at Traders.com


PROFITING IN BOTH BULL & BEAR MARKETS

The Tom Woods Show

Tom Woods interviews our founder, Jon Wolfenbarger, on "The Tom Woods Show" about his background, how to profit in both bull and bear markets, how beginning investors can get started and how all-time high stock market valuations are likely to lead to a major bear market that investors should prepare for now. Listen to this enlightening 30 minute March 16 podcast interview.


BITCOIN TO BENEFIT FROM NEW MONETARY ORDER?

Yahoo Finance

Jon Wolfenbarger talks with Yahoo Finance reporter David Hollerith about how Bitcoin can benefit from a "new monetary order" with a weaker US dollar and stronger Chinese currency backed by commodities. Bitcoin provides much better inflation protection than government currencies due to its relatively fixed supply that cannot be created out of thin air. There are also no political risks associated with Bitcoin (assuming governments do not ban it). Read this March 8 article.


MAKING MONEY IN A BEAR MARKET

Market Wrap with Moe

Founder Jon Wolfenbarger talks with Moe Ansari -- a legend who has interviewed Nobel Prize winning economist Milton Friedman and Vanguard Founder John Bogle on his daily radio show Market Wrap with Moe Ansari since 1989 -- about weakening stock market breadth indicators and investor psychology turning bearish, how all-time high stock market valuations are likely to lead to a major bear market, his four objective technical criteria for a bear market and how to profit in inflationary times and a bear market. This interview starts at 20:55 minutes and ends at 35:27. Listen to this February 23 radio interview.


WAYS TO MAKE MONEY NOT SEEN IN 40 YEARS

MarketWatch

Barbara Kollmeyer of MarketWatch summarizes Jon Wolfenbarger's concerns about most US and international stocks & bonds falling below their long-term trend lines and moving averages, stocks trading at record-high valuations, US and global economic growth slowing, rising interest rates and money supply slowing before the Fed starts tightening monetary policy due to high inflation. If a "stagflationary" bear market occurs like in the 1970s, Wolfenbarger recommends looking at commodity ETFs and stock & bond inverse ETFs to profit from it. Review this February 23 article.


RUSSIA PUSHING STOCKS CLOSER TO BEAR MARKET?

Scott Sands Radio Show

In this 17-minute iHeart Radio interview on The Scott Sands Show, founder Jon Wolfenbarger discusses the Fed, Russia's invasion of Ukraine, inflation and more indicators that stocks may be headed towards a bear market. Listen to this February 22 interview.


30-YEAR MARKET VET ON THE FED & BEAR MARKETS

Business Insider

William Edwards of Business Insider interviewed Jon Wolfenbarger, our Founder, about the connection between Fed interest rate hikes and bear markets. Contrary to conventional Wall Street wisdom, Wolfenbarger shows that major bear markets can begin even before rates rise, as happened in the US in the 1970s and in Japan numerous times over the past 25 years. The market is much bigger and more powerful than the Fed. Investor psychology (bullish or bearish) is the real driver of the stock market, NOT interest rates. Read this February 12 article.


STOCKS AND BITCOIN OUTLOOK WITH FED TIGHTENING

Scott Sands Radio Show

Founder Jon Wolfenbarger discusses the stock market outlook for 2022, Fed tightening, Japan as a warning for the US, investor psychology, how to take control of your investments and make great returns in BOTH bull and bear markets and Bitcoin's four year cycle in this 15 minute interview on The Scott Sands Show on iHeart Radio. Listen to this January 24 interview.


WHAT WILL FED SLOWING MONEY SUPPLY DO TO BITCOIN?

Yahoo Finance

Yahoo Finance reporter David Hollerith talks with Jon Wolfenbarger about the near-term and longer-term outlook for Bitcoin with the Fed planning to slow money supply growth to try to rein in inflation. Read this January 25 article.


In this January 26 followup article, Jon Wolfenbarger provides a chart of Bitcoin's price history and highlights a very unique and powerful four year cycle for Bitcoin that could cause it to fall 80% from its November high over the next year.


STOCKS ARE IN DANGEROUS TERRITORY

Business Insider reporter William Edwards highllights five stock market and economic indicators founder Jon Wolfenbarger analyzes that show stocks are in dangerous territory as the Fed tightens and economic growth is set to slow — all while valuations sit at historic highs. Read this January 15 article.


BIGGEST BEAR MARKET IN OUR LIFETIME

Tom Roten show

In this wide ranging 27 minute interview on The Tom Roten Morning Show on iHeartRadio, founder Jon Wolfenbarger discusses why we are facing the biggest bear market in our lifetime in the coming years and how to profit from it, the current economic situation with stagflation and Fed tightening, investing based on personal beliefs, the Gamestop phenomenon and the "remarkable" stock returns of many politicians. Listen to this January 13 radio interview.


3 SIMPLE WAYS TO BEAT THE MARKET WITH STOCKS & ETFS

Seeking Alpha

Our Founder, Jon Wolfenbarger, discusses the three simple (but not always easy) ways investors can beat the market over time with stocks and ETFs. The key is to be able to identify bull and bear market trends and then invest in the right securities for those trends at the right time, which is the bull and bear profits way.  Read this January 11 article.


PERFECT STORM BREWING FOR STOCKS

Business Insider

Business Insider markets reporter William Edwards interviews our Founder, Jon Wolfenbarger, about the "perfect storm" he sees brewing for the stock market. Jon discusses five key indicators that point towards likely significant stock market weakness ahead, including slowing money supply growth, rising interest rates, all-time high valuations, extremely bullish investor sentiment and weakening stock market breadth. Review this December 18 article.


FED IMPACT ON STOCKS & CRYPTO

Jon Wolfenbarger discusses the impact on stocks and cryptocurrencies resulting from the latest Federal Reserve announcement about ending quantitative easing and raising interest rates in 2022 to Yahoo Finance reporter David Hollerith. Read this December 16 article.


ONE STOCK CAN MAKE OR BREAK PERFORMANCE

Bull And Bear Profits details how one stock — Tesla — enabled Vanguard’s Total Stock Market ETF (ticker: VTI) to beat the S&P 500 by over 2.5% in 2020. Read this December 5 Wall Street Journal article by Pulitzer Prize winning financial reporter Randall Smith.


FIRST MOVER ADVANTAGE OF FIRST BITCOIN ETF

Jon Wolfenbarger explains the significant first mover advantage of the first Bitcoin futures-based  ETF, ProShares Bitcoin Strategy ETF (ticker: BITO) to Yahoo Finance reporter David Hollerith. In line with Wolfenbarger's opinion, BITO is currently 20 times larger than the second Bitcoin ETF, Valkyrie Bitcoin Strategy ETF (ticker: BTF). Read this October 22 article.


VETERAN ANALYST HEARS ECHOES OF THE 1929 CRASH IN TODAY’S STOCK MARKET

MarketWatch reporter Barbara Kollmeyer interviews Jon Wolfenbarger and discusses his view that the next stock bear market will likely be the worst since the 1930s. Jon lays out his key reasons for this very out-of-consensus call, including extremely high valuations, overly bullish investor sentiment, weak economic fundamentals, excessive debt levels and limited policy tools. He also discusses some of the important economic and technical indicators he is watching to determine when this major bear market may be starting. Review this October 5 article.


MARKET VET SHARES 7 INDICATORS FOR A POTENTIAL 60% STOCK CRASH

Our Founder - Jon Wolfenbarger - shares seven indicators to Business Insider reporter William Edwards that point to a major stock bear market coming and four key signals that indicate when that bear market is likely starting. Read this October 9 article.


STOCK MARKET CRASH COMING: BIGGER THAN 1929?

Clayton Morris, host of the Morning Invest daily news show, discusses Jon Wolfenbarger’s view that the next stock bear market will likely be the worst since the Great Depression. His discussion starts at 19:35 minutes into the video and ends at 30:04 minutes. Watch this October 6 YouTube video.


WHAT STOCK & ETF INVESTORS NEED TO KNOW ABOUT RECENT MARKET WEAKNESS

In this Advisor Perspectives article, Jon Wolfenbarger discusses the surprisingly significant damage the recent stock market weakness has caused to key technical indicators, including breadth indicators that show growing internal weakness in the market. Review the October 13 article.


ARE WE HEADED TOWARDS A BEAR MARKET?

In this 15 minute interview on The Scott Sands Show on iHeartRadio, Jon Wolfenbarger discusses the key reasons he thinks the next bear market and recession will be worse than 2008-2009, why it could start with a crash, how we might not see the highs again for decades, the importance of investor psychology and Fed policy and how to profit from this major bear market when it comes. Listen to this October 8 radio interview.


THE NEXT BEAR MARKET COULD ROAR!

Market veteran Moe Ansari -- who has interviewed such luminaries as Nobel Prize winning economist Dr. Milton Friedman and Vanguard Founder John Bogle on his daily radio show Market Wrap with Moe Ansari since 1989 -- interviewed Jon Wolfenbarger about the key reasons he thinks the next bear market and recession will be worse than the Great Recession, why the Wall Street adage of “don’t fight the Fed” is an easily disproven myth, how to profit from this major bear market when it comes and some of the bullish recommendations he is making while the stock market remains in a bull market. The interview starts at 19:55 minutes into the show and ends at 35:38 minutes. Listen to this October 7 radio interview.


NEXT STOCK BEAR MARKET & RECESSION COULD BE WORST SINCE THE 30s

In this seminal article, Jon Wolfenbarger provides detailed analysis of five key reasons he believes the next stock bear market and recession will likely be the worst since the 1930s. The reasons for this very unique forecast, backed up by numerous objectives facts and charts, are 1) extremely high asset valuations, 2) extraordinarily bullish investor sentiment, 3) weak economic fundamentals, 4) excessive debt levels and 5) limited policy options. See this August 31 Seeking Alpha article.


4 REASONS THE NEXT RECESSION WILL BE WORSE THAN THE LAST ONE

Jon Wolfenbarger provides four key reasons the next recession likely be worse than the Great Recession of 2008-2009, including higher debt levels and fewer policy tools available to the government than during the last recession. Read this September 10 article.


THE BIG MISTAKE MOST BITCOIN INVESTORS MAKE

Founder Jon Wolfenbarger discusses how most Bitcoin investors make the mistake of thinking Bitcoin is driven by money supply and inflation and trades like gold, when the reality is it trades much more like speculative stocks. He shows how Bitcoin and gold often move in opposite directions, while Bitcoin and stocks usually move together. He also shows how to use Bitcoin as a leading indicator for the stock market. Review the August 26 Seeking Alpha article.


DON’T BE FOOLED BY THE LATEST EMPLOYMENT REPORT

Jon Wolfenbarger shows that employment is a lagging economic indicator, so it is not particularly useful in determining the future direction of the economy or financial markets. Instead, investors should focus on money supply growth, which drives the boom and bust business cycle and employment. Jon discusses his concern that money supply and employment growth are both slowing. Also, overall employment levels remain very weak and are still in recessionary territory, partly due to Federal unemployment benefits that have been subsidizing unemployment. See the August 13 Mises Institute article.


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