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All About the Fed

Season’s greetings. This has not been a typical holiday season for investors. December is normally the strongest month for stocks. This one is on track for one of the worst in over a decade. There…
December 14, 2018
financial planning company Dark and Early

Monday – December 10, 2018

Market opens flattish but turned lower quickly after an ugly week which has investors concerned, confused and in many cases, trapped. The futures last night were substantially lower, but most of the losses were erased…
December 10, 2018
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Bear Markets and 41

This is what Bear Markets feel like. We’ve forgotten because it’s been so long. Market corrections are healthy but not fun. They usually last a few weeks or perhaps a month, but it’s a cleansing…
December 7, 2018
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The Final Stretch

We are in the final stretch for the year. 2018 has certainly been eventful. 2018 has been memorable. It’s been memorable for the good stuff as well as the bad. There’s been a lot of…
November 30, 2018
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TGI-Thanksgiving

Every holiday season we reflect on all we have to be thankful for: our health, our family and friends, our homes. It’s so easy to take them all for granted. We recognize how fortunate we…
November 21, 2018
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Volatile

The Stock Market has captured daily headlines since the October sell-off began. Declines do it every time. Stocks, in aggregate, ended the week in much better shape than they started. The same goes for Bonds.…
November 16, 2018
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Midterms and Trade Tensions

The relentless selling in October is behind us, but November has maintained the volatile price action. The most expensive and perhaps contentious midterm elections are over. It was a split decision. Naturally, both political parties…
November 9, 2018
top financial advisors Dark and Early

Monday – November 5, 2018

Market opens flattish to begin the new week. After months of bittering and divisive campaigning, the midterm elections are just one day away. Sanctions were put back on Iran at midnight, which intend to cripple…
November 5, 2018