Category Archives: Personal Finance

Typically, a good time to be in the market

Welcome to March. While it may still be blustery outside my door in Indiana, it’s more typically a good time to be in the stock market, where a nice slug of our retirement funds ought to be.  Stocks tend to … Continue reading

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Who would have thunk?

In the last month, especially early on, I had several calls from friends and associates who wondered about the markets.  Given the autumn of 2018’s pummeling and especially December’s mauling, I heard, “Should I get out?” I told my panicked … Continue reading

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What in the world is going on in the markets?

If you haven’t noticed, the markets have gone from bad to free-fall. They can’t seem to catch a break or a bounce. 2017 was among the calmest years ever – no more than a 3% fall, up every single month … Continue reading

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And on and on it goes

The markets’ correction continues. The best performers, like tech stocks, have been become beaten-down dogs. Earnings are, and have been, great, but that hasn’t matter. The beating continue.  In October, we had a string of 28 consecutive days without a … Continue reading

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For Investors, right now, it’s a hurting world out there.

This is not a pretty chart. It’s from Bespoke Investment Management, and it’s worth a look (“OS” and “OB” mean “over sold” and “over bought”, “N” means “neutral,” and horizontal lines show recent direction of recent moves. Green dots are … Continue reading

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