Category Archives: credit crisis

I think we can say “goodbye” to interest rates as low as we’ve had for so long

Happy Thanksgiving, my friends.  I hope you will enjoy this wonderful day that arrives but once each year and leaves some of us, like me, wondering why we don’t live with a spirit of thanksgiving every day of the year.  … Continue reading

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Enter, stage right, Stag Nation

Markets are in a tizzy these days.  We’ve had five consecutive down days, some quite significantly down.  Today, managed to finish up. But we may be in for more downward pressure. Yes, there are problems in the world.  Orlando’s terrorist … Continue reading

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You’re not crazy if you think the market has hurt you

I want to count myself, I hope, among those least likely to trouble you.  I want to be an encourager of you all, especially when things seems troubling. After all, the world is filled with nasty things every day.  We … Continue reading

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We interrupt the usual gloom and doom for something really encouraging.

Brian Wesbury writes economic commentary for First Trust Advisors.  Amid the gloom and doom passing for wisdom in the markets these days, have a listen to Brian’s thoughts.  They might give you a lift. Blessings to you. +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Have you … Continue reading

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I Think Many Individual Investors are Crazy, Really.

The stock market isn’t doing much of anything these days – really, these last many months; since last fall, in fact.  Such listlessness can lull investors or it can scare them or maybe even produce disorientation. But that being case, … Continue reading

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