The jobs report shows this slowdown, but perception is everything.
This tactic provides a good entry into MU at a lower cost basis.
A decade ago, amid an economic boom in "emerging markets" like Brazil, Russia, India and China, the Teacher Retirement System of Texas decided to plow nearly 10% of all savings into stocks from the countries. Now, the teachers are reeling from the mistake, with subpar returns and outsize risks that could have been easily avoided had the fund just stuck with large U.S. stocks.
While the S&P 500 has risen by roughly 9% this year, BBBY had given up 14% as of Wednesday's close.
Investors should focus on specific commodities, like Copper, where fundamentals are clear.