Author Archives: Jason Kelly

ETF Closures and Splits

With recent volatility, many readers have wondered about two issues they’ve read about regarding leveraged funds: can they “blow up” entirely, and what would a reverse split do to account values? I’ll cover them in order. Let’s define “blow up” as liquidate and stop trading. Many investors assume that because leveraged ETFs (LETFs) move at […]

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Another Doozy—and You Can Handle It

It was another doozy of a day on Wall Street, and don’t you know it. Everything crashed today: -2.4% Dow -4.0% Nasdaq -3.9% Nasdaq 100 -2.8% S&P 500 -2.9% S&P 400 -3.0% S&P 600 A long downward grind can weigh on even the most stalwart investors, even ones like us who follow rigorous plans. In […]

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Interview With an American Who Evacuated Kyiv

  Neil and Carol Frerichs have been Kelly Letter subscribers since 2008. When Russia invaded Ukraine, I learned that their son, Kurt, was in Kyiv at the time and then evacuated to Poland. To get Kurt’s perspective, I spoke with him on Wednesday, March 16, 2022. This is our conversation. (0:40) Things are fine in […]

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John Prather on Embracing Volatility

John Prather subscribed to The Kelly Letter in 2008. That’s him pictured above. He arrived with years of stock investing experience under his belt, and has been through several market cycles with the letter’s system. Here’s his background: PhD in chemistry. Worked for Ciba, DuPont, and Invista, a division of DuPont bought by Koch Industries. Did a […]

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Stick With Our Plans In The Stock Market Crash

In this video, I answer recently emailed subscriber questions about the war in Ukraine, its impact on the stock market, and managing our plans. In the show notes below the video on YouTube, you can click the times to jump straight to a section: (0:21) What would a third world war do to the stock […]

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