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In The Lonely Bull Posted

CLOUDY

The U.S. stock market is gradually working through many of the fears we documented in the previous few blogs. However, there are still lingering fears.  As companies report their third quarter earnings a clearer picture is emerging of business prospects.  That picture is not all rosy; there are a few areas for concern, but business […]
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Slugging It Out

The U.S. stock market is the arena for a slugfest of two competing views. One is that the domestic economy has recovered and continues to get healthier, and the second is that economy is rolling over pulled down by a myriad of global forces.  Good cases can be made for either view. Since the beginning […]
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Pandora’s Box

Someone opened Pandora’s Box recently and out flew a multitude of furies. Stock markets around the world have been gripped by fear.  Most have nothing to do with stock market valuations, but some do.  Let’s analyze these: Ebola will turn into a world-wide pandemic and devastate economies everywhere. This is highly unlikely, but still can […]
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What’s Up?

The stock market suddenly seems to be more volatile. Recently, 100 plus Dow point moves are happening with regularity.  Investors begin to question everything.  Is the economy rolling over?  Will the troubles in Europe drag us down?  Will China slowing do the same?  Will higher interest rates kill the bull market for stocks?  Fears run […]
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Open Sesame

This past week was all about a new stock issuance by the huge Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba. The interest and size of the offering is so immense that it seemed to suck all of the oxygen out of the room.  There was nothing left for all of the rest.  Mutual funds began selling other holdings […]
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Revving Up

The U.S. economy has caught a higher gear and is revving up to a 3% plus growth rate.  Most economic indicators now support this thesis.  In fact, the second quarter this year grew at a 4.2% rate.  Some of this was a rebound from the severe winter conditions in the first quarter and can’t be […]
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