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The Day Capitalism Cracked

10 years ago today, on a Sunday evening, word leaked out that Lehman Brothers failed and that it would file bankruptcy first thing Monday morning. In addition, it was announced that Merrill Lynch was being…
September 14, 2018
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It Must Be September

Hello September. You always make things interesting for investors. In seasonal fashion, the Market trend reversed sharply since Labor Day. It was a rather tumultuous week for investors. September is historically the worst month for…
September 7, 2018
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The Dog Days of Summer

The Dog Days of Summer in the United States are nearing the end. The Dog Days are generally referred to as the period in August when people are in vacation mode and seek the coast…
August 31, 2018
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Fast Moving Market

This was an explosive week for stocks; Especially for August. Volatility returned with a vengeance. August is always thinly traded, since it's generally vacation time around the country, so the low volume definitely contributed to…
August 17, 2018
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The Race to 5G

The race is on. It’s sort of like a new space race when the US and Soviets scrambled to be the first to reach the moon in the 1960’s. The goal in the new race…
August 10, 2018
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Buy the Rumor, Sell the News

“Buy the Rumor, Sell the News.”  Today was a pretty good example of this famous Wall Street phrase. 2nd Quarter GDP got announced early this morning at a +4.1% clip, the strongest growth the economy has…
July 27, 2018
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News vs Noise

I almost always come into the office on Friday’s thinking, “Wow, what a week. What could possibly be next?” What I’ve come to find, there’s always something. People tell me all the time how they…
July 20, 2018
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Market Drivers

Market volatility increased this week as the War on Trade continues to gain momentum. Politics and geopolitics seem to always bring turbulence. The Market is taking this whole issue very much in stride. International stock…
July 13, 2018
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Dow and Out

It’s the end of an era. General Electric was kicked out of the Dow Jones Industrial Average this week. It had been rumored for a while. GE was the last remaining member of the original…
June 22, 2018