Category Archives: news biases

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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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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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Is heath care reform’s death the end of this bull market?

Well, so much for health care reform.  At least for now.  And, as well, for the first chance in decades to make a dent in the ever-growing entitlement state. If you think I’m heartless to write that, I’m not.  I’m … Continue reading

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Some Presidential Election History for American Investors

Here are a few interesting charts; I want you to see them and ponder their meaning. I hold in high esteem a press that is independent and fair.  We have in our press today, I fear, neither.  The relentless “spin” … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

Happy New Year to my readers. It’s that time of year, too, where I give talks to groups of folks about economic and investment issues looming in the upcoming year. This week, on Wednesday morning in Huntington and Thursday morning … Continue reading

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