Category Archives: fear

Of bitcoin and other things

Happy New Year once again. The market stumbled today, Tuesday, January 16th, but I doubt very much that where it finished yesterday or where it got intraday today – over 26,000 on the DOW – will mark its high watermark.  … Continue reading

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Happy New Year – and it was for investors who stayed invested

Hello, my dear readers.  I hope you had a good Christmas and will enjoy a happy, healthy, and prosperous new year in 2018. As I write this, just after noon on the last trading day of 2017, American market are … Continue reading

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December is off to a disappointing start

Here’s a chart worth a moment of your time. It’s from the Bespoke Investment Group in New York, showing us the average monthly returns from stocks for the last 100 years, the last 50 years, and the last 20 years. … Continue reading

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When will this end?

I hear so many friends and acquaintances asking the question, “When will this end?”  Or, “how will it end?” Well, as is my custom, I must state that I am not clairvoyant. I don’t know when “it” – i.e., this … Continue reading

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What an interesting September this has been. Rewarding, too.

September, in the markets at least, is over for this year.  As I wrote earlier in the month, this past month tends to be the roughest one of the year.  But not this year. Not only is it over, it … Continue reading

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