A small update on my portfolio. Over two months ago, I wrote about new ETF and individual stock purchases after the drop in prices and after receiving a tax deduction on my apartment purchase. Today I want to add an extra update after I received an inheritance two weeks ago.
We are only the second week of January and I can already give a major update on my portfolio and milestones progress. This is in part due to the decline we saw at the end of 2018 and the opportunity it offered me to enter at a lower price for quite a few stocks.
October is shaping up to be one for the bears. This month seems to resemble August 2015 in terms of market movement. The beginning of August was even the start of market turbulence that lasted until the end of 2015.
What both periods have in common? China. A few years ago, the bearish sentiment held the global markets in its claws in wake of a slowing Chinese market and the devaluation of the Chinese RMB. This time China also plays a role, but there are more worries: