Category Archives: investment wisdom

Coronavirus, markets, and other news

It’s been a long time since I’ve written, friends.  But I’ll say more about that later. For now, a few words about the stock market, investing, retirement, and the dreaded coronavirus. Yikes! What a few days of panic can do … Continue reading

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More August Face-Plants. This Time with an Inverted Yield Curve

Whew! This August is starting to smell a lot like last December, if you know what I mean. The market is trying to commit hari-kari. But some of us are wondering why. The latest reason for markets to reach for … Continue reading

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More Face-Plants

I opened the month with a comment on the market doing a face-plant. The market continues its face-plants. Long-term indicators are now even more positive while short-term indicators, highly volatile of late, remain slightly negative. The biggest positive I see … Continue reading

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August opens with a face plant

The market has started August on on a disappointing note. It fell over 3% this past week; it’s worst week since January. August tends to be a rough month, and following recent new highs in the stock market, the poor … Continue reading

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Feels a lot like watching snow melt

The market has been doing nothing.  Nothing for a year-and-a-half. I enclose a screenshot, below, I took this morning with equity futures down a little bit. If you carefully study the chart below, you will see the right-end of the … Continue reading

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