Category Archives: saving

4.1%!

Wow! The US economy grew at 4.1% in the second quarter of this year. That’s the June quarter just ended, of course. And it’s the first report on that quarter’s growth, subject to revisions. 2018’s first quarter growth was upped … Continue reading

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The Water Torture Continues and What to Do About It

The stock market has been driving a lot of sensible people crazy the last several months. And I’m not sure it’s done yet. After a great January, there have since been some wild swings up and down. No less than … Continue reading

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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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