Category Archives: political considerations

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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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Gasoline Prices, revisited

I visit this chart from the folks at chartoftheday once in a while. It timely to do so with the spring/summer driving season once again upon us. As you probably know, our country mandates different blends of gasoline in different … 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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Where the heck are we?

Have you ever had that experience while on trip where you are not merely off course, not merely missing a turn, but absolutely lost as to where the heck you are?  Some people are feeling that today. Some readers of … 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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