Friday Investment Talk: Retirement Investing, China, Inflation

Investors entering retirement age often search for income paying investments. Doing so in a low interest rate environment makes returns are often low. Retirees run the risk, which they fear most, of running out of money in old age. We discuss a multiple time frame ‘bucket approach’ that can alleviate these issues.

Headline news from China’s Evergrande has pushed US investor appetite for Chinese stocks to annual lows. Chinese governments are working to keep markets calm.

Interest rates are rising as headline inflation reaches multi-year peaks. Stock and bond markets are currently highly correlated and acted poorly in September. October tends to end this weakness.