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The recession that inspired the 2008 financial crisis feels like a lifetime ago, its subsequent expansion now more than a decade along. Since recovering from the Great Recession back in 2010 stocks have enjoyed the longest uninterrupted expansion in history, featuring boom-like returns during the slowest pace of economic growth since World War II. The...
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Inflation continues to pressure American consumers and business operators, and after a quick review of the numbers it looks as if it’ll only get worse before it gets better. Here are some facts… The Consumer Price Index (CPI) measures pricing for a basket of goods to determine inflation. CPI has averaged 2% growth (inflation) for...
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The lunacy in last year’s investment markets can be epitomized by the ever growing disconnect between real economic activity and the stock market, also known as the difference between Main Street and Wall Street. In a world with little sanity and logic the stock market is a great benchmark. But for all others the bond...
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We keep hearing the Biden administration claim that his massive spending plan is totally paid for and won’t cost a thing, something they plan to achieve with tax increases and an additional 87,000 new IRS agents – you know, to track down the “rich bad guys” who aren’t paying their “fair share.” To believe such...
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If you understand what’s going on in the world of money, economics and government policy, it’s plain to see that all of central governance is rife with corruption, riddled with erroneous information and false narrative, all of which is covered by a blanket of elitist arrogance intended to hide their incompetency and/or ill-founded motives. The...
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  I was diagnosed with atrial fibrillation (afib) in early 2015. Afib is a condition where the top chamber of the heart beats at an abnormally high rate of speed while the lower beats at a normal pace. During the episode blood tends to pool in the lower chamber, increasing the risk of clots and...
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It’s hard to believe ten years have passed since LOSE YOUR BROKER NOT YOUR MONEY first hit the streets. The book, which began as a graduate school project in the early 1990’s, demonstrates the investment process using my stock selection method and patent-pending 15-51™ allocation system. My method follows basic logic and common sense, and...
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In the old days stock market trends were somewhat connected to the condition of the market economy and its activity. When the economy was booming stocks were rising. When the economy was in recession stocks would fall. That is no longer the case. Today there is literally no connection between the two. Stocks are at...
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The long awaited 3rd quarter numbers were released a few days before the election and seemingly no one took notice. Stocks gained one-percent that day, Thursday, October 29, only to lose the same amount on the following day. And with the election just around the corner from that weekend, a typical Wall Street response would...
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While the markets have oscillated since my last blog their status remains unchanged. All stock markets, American or otherwise, remain near all-time highs. Here are a few Wall Street Journal headlines that can be tied to recent stock market volatility. GDP Growth Estimates Tumble, Again (3.25.2015) U.S. Stocks Down After Weak Economic Data (4.2.2015) Fed’s Rate Decision...
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