Category Archives: Market falls

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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Some charts to tell us where we are – or may be – in the investment cycle.

I read often these days that the market for us long term,, retirement investors is about to roll over and die, taking much of our gains with it? Is that true? I don’t think so, but then I don’t really … Continue reading

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“Sell in May and go away?” Really?

You’ve heard the old Wall Street saw about “Sell in May and go away”? Is that right? Well, history tells us that not much in the way of positive returns are achieved from the first of May through the end … Continue reading

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This afternoon, the FED will very likely lift interest rates .25%. Is that a big deal?

Today, is FED day.  It is also, probably, the first of four times this year that the FED will attempt to lift interest rates here in the US.  For those curious, this is a very difficult and imprecise process.  In … Continue reading

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Time for a huddle

Dear friends, My continuing hope with this blog is to offer you a fair and honest perspective on saving for your retirement or managing money for or in retirement.  The financial press, I contend, does a horrible job in this … Continue reading

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