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“And the Beat Goes On”

Despite some near-term jitters over a potential government shutdown, the stock market has made new highs and continues to look strong.  It would surprise no one if markets took a pause, but the economic and business news continues to impress.  Earnings reports and projections make stock prices look more reasonable with more upside potential. The […]
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“And the Money Keeps Rolling In”

Money flows into U.S. stocks turned positive during last year’s 4th quarter and have accelerated.  This is a powerful force that drives stock prices higher.  Valuations can go higher without this, but not across a broad front as they are now.  Our stock market is in the midst of a powerful upward thrust. This kind […]
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Blast Off

So, you thought it might all be over; think again….  Money flows in the stock market have broken out in a very big way.   This is leading to a powerful move with broad participation.  In fact, laggard sectors last year are now outperforming, leading to a classic reversion to the mean move.  Previous leaders aren’t […]
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Happy New Year!

Another year is before us and there’s no time to reflect upon past success.  New challenges, and a constantly changing investment landscape present us with new opportunities.  It’s an intellectual challenge; one we relish.  As we reflect on the great year we just had, a few observations: Good years are often followed by another good […]
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Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas to all of us! This year the stock market delivered terrific returns, so there really is a lot to be merry about.  Obviously, Christmas is about a great deal more than just this, but it’s certainly a very nice gift.  With that, may you also have peace, health, and love.  As we take […]
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Shake, Rattle and Roll

After an extended period of placid markets, a return to volatility is jarring.  However, the placid period was more out of character than what we are seeing now.  Markets normally overshoot optimism as well as pessimism.  News items are sometimes accorded far more importance than turns out to be the case.  People are gregarious, and […]
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A Time to Buy, a Time to Sell

So, what is it; buy or sell?  Two different answers are possible depending upon the time frame.  Near-term, the end of the year is influenced by tax selling.  Many investors find it advantageous to sell holdings in which they have losses to offset gains they may have.  This puts additional pressure on some stocks or […]
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