Lyn Alden: Risk Assets Will Have it Rough in 2022, Prudent to Play Defense

The Jay Martin Show, Released on 5/28/22

Investor and analyst Lyn Alden joins the show to discuss her views on the current turbulent economic environment and where she is currently putting her cash. Lyn emphasizes that investors are better served playing defence in these unpredictable markets where downside risk is very real. Lyn also discusses the massive liquidity injection into the system and overpriced valuations of unprofitable tech stocks that occurred over the last few years, and how that will play a role in shaping the markets up ahead.

00:00 Introduction
01:18 Lyn’s Perspective on Markets Right Now
03:51 Is the Current Crash a Black Swan Event?
06:54 Investing in Russia
09:36 Commodities
13:03 How is Lyn Investing?
14:55 Civil Unrest Around the World
16:57 Which Sectors are Deglobalizing?

Lyn Alden is the founder of Lyn Alden Investment Strategy. Lyn has a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and a master’s degree in engineering management, with a focus on engineering economics and financial modeling. She worked as an electrical engineer at an aviation facility, and over the course of a decade worked her way up from being an intern to being the lead engineer and running the day-to-day operations and finances of the facility, before retiring early at age 33 with financial independence. Since then, Lyn has been a full-time investor and independent analyst.

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