Category Archives: market corrections

We interrupt this program to bring you this bulletin

The market is now down two days in a row.  Imagine!  Are you getting weak-kneed? I hope not. Let me share a couple of charts with you to provide some perspective. The August/September period of the stock market – the … Continue reading

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Thoughts on our not-so-new President and markets

It’s now a little more than six months since President Trump was sworn in. World markets show that of 76 countries, stock markets around the world have risen an average of 8% since Trump’s inauguration. Of all 76, all but … Continue reading

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What does the the second half of 2017 look like for investors?

There’s much to unsettle us these days in economics, politics, society, and international affairs.  North Korea is up there near the top of the list for many.  Slow economic growth with sticky wage appreciation for others.  Changing societal mores and … Continue reading

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Good advice and perspective

I try to share a sane perspective with my readers.  There are others out there worth listening to. Here’s one of them: Barry Ritholz in an interview with Vanguard. +++++++++++++++++++++++ From millennials to retirees, investment pro Barry Ritholtz offers deep … Continue reading

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The equity markets keep churning higher in spite of…..

Here’s a partial list, for the faint of heart, of the worries and concerns that have beset individual investors over the last nine years. Every one of these things were billed by the financial news guys on cable television as … Continue reading

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