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Some things to ponder in a chaotic market

Why? Why? Why? Why won’t – and when will – the markets stop the manic madness? It seems to be up big one day, then down big – or down bigger – the next. It soars then drops. And this … Continue reading

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“Incoming….”

According to Wikipedia, “Incoming” is a warning or command to seek shelter from incoming artillery fire. There’s more negative market “incoming” descending on us today.  Futures were down significantly over night, and the markets have followed through in delivering a … Continue reading

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A Punky Week in the Markets

If you’re as old as I am, you may remember Charles Atlas. He was the guy who was became hope for those skinny boys who supposedly got sand kicked in their face by the bullies.(Honestly, though, did anybody ever get … Continue reading

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A few words of wisdom, perspective, and advice

We appear, for now, to have recovered from the market’s volcanic eruptions of February.  Today, March 12, 2018, was a down day, I know, but those things are going to happen.  Moreover, you have to expect that after the market … Continue reading

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Whoa, Nellie!

Over the last 37 years, the U.S. stock market has, on average, fallen sometime during any given year, about 14%.  In 2017, it never fell more than 3%. We’re in make-up time right now. Having plunged over the last few … Continue reading

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