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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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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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