Category Archives: market volatility

Well, Well, Well, What Do We Have Here?

Investment markets had a bad day today.  They did come back a bit into the close, but still it was ugly. Why?  And should we be worried? First, some thoughts on why. As you regular readers of my irregular blog … Continue reading

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Timely Advice

Words for my retirement investment friends to ponder this week.   Undervalued Financial Advice September 25, 2018, by Ben Carson There’s a lot of overvalued financial advice out there these days.Don’t drink lattes or you’ll never be able to save … Continue reading

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Now Here’s Some Serious, Monday Morning Research

Check this chart out. I love it, especially look at the line at its bottom, disclaiming its seriousness.  But cable and online news sources feed investors this kind of coincidental factoid without such honest disclaimers. The news outlets know this … Continue reading

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Labor Day Thoughts on Stewarding Your Capital

Take a look at this chart: It’s been another hard year for prophets of doom. The chart above covers doomsday market predictions from 2012 to 2018, overlayed about the movement of the S&P 500 during those same years. The list … Continue reading

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August, 2018. Where are we?

Markets around the world continue to struggle this year – unlike last year – with American markets struggling the least, by the way.  We seemed to be making a run at challenging the January high for the S&P 500 last … Continue reading

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