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Stocks rebound strongly but market faces many uncertainties

In reality, no one knows what the market will do; trying to predict it is a waste of time, and investing based upon that prediction is a speculative undertaking. – Seth Klarman, American hedge fund manager The uncertainty surrounding the outcome of the mid-term elections was lifted on Tuesday and the stock market rebounded with […]

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Stocks rebound for week but pare gains after strong jobs report

Stock market corrections, although painful at the time, are actually a very healthy part of the whole mechanism, because there are always speculative excesses that develop, particularly during the long bull market. – Ron Chernow, American writer, journalist and historian All three major stock averages rebounded strongly last week with gains of more than 2% […]

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Strong earnings not enough to halt stock market’s slide

If you can follow only one bit of data, follow the earnings – assuming the company in question has earnings. I subscribe to the crusty notion that sooner or later earnings make or break an investment in equities. What the stock price does today, tomorrow or next week is only a distraction. – Peter Lynch […]

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S&P 500 ends volatile week flat despite strong earnings

You do things when the opportunities come along. I’ve had periods in my life when I’ve had a bundle of ideas come along, and I’ve had long dry spells. If I get an idea next week, I’ll do something. If not, I won’t do a damn thing. – Warren Buffett If you like the thrill […]

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Stocks plunge on rising interest rate and trade war fears

The intelligent investor is a realist who sells to optimists and buys from pessimists. – Benjamin Graham The stock market continued its downward slide last week as fears of higher interest rates, rising bond yields and ongoing trade tensions between the U.S. and China took their toll. The Nasdaq Composite Index suffered the greatest amount […]

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Stocks drop as strong economic data cause bond yields to surge

The stock market goes up or down, and you can’t adjust your portfolio based on the whims of the market, so you have to have a strategy in a position and stay true to that strategy and not pay attention to the noise that could surround any particular investment. – John Paulson After a strong […]

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Stocks close lower on Fed rate hike, trade war fears

During the Gold Rush, most would-be miners lost money, but people who sold them picks, shovels, tents and blue-jeans (Levi Strauss) made a nice profit. – Peter Lynch A combination of a Federal Reserve interest rate hike and implementation of tariffs between the U.S. and China were enough to send stocks lower for the week. […]

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Dow closes at record high despite increased trade tensions

There are two kinds of investors, be they large or small: those who don’t know where the market is headed, and those who don’t know that they don’t know. Then again, there is a third type of investor, the investment professional, who indeed knows that he or she doesn’t know, but whose livelihood depends upon […]

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Stocks post gains on positive economic data

The investor’s chief problem – and his worst enemy – is likely to be himself. In the end, how your investments behave is much less important than how you behave – Benjamin Graham Despite ongoing threats of increased tariffs on China, stocks rebounded last week with healthy gains as a plethora of economic data was […]

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Nasdaq falls 2.6% as investors take profits in technology stocks

The key to investing is not assessing how much an industry is going to affect society, or how much it will grow, but rather determining the competitive advantage of any given company and, above all, the durability of that advantage. – Warren Buffett The recent strong momentum in technology stocks came to an abrupt halt […]

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