Category Archives: saving

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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Wow! What a Ride!

First, a few facts: Yesterday’s trading was volatile: After an initial climb, the Dow fell more than 900 points before recovering in the final 15 minutes—with no obvious catalyst—to finish down 1% for the day. The S&P 500 has fallen … Continue reading

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Sheer Panic

I wrote a post early in the month.  It was just after the selling that continues had begun. What I confess I thought would be a 5% consolidation of recent gains is approaching 10% and is, many hours when markets … Continue reading

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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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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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