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Category Archives: Dow Jones Industrial Average

May 20, 2024

“No wise pilot, no matter how great his talent and experience, fails to use his checklist” Charlie Munger   Picking up on this aviation theme, my brother, who is a senior Captain with Delta, often tells me things look different from 40,000 feet. Well, we are there, and its time to look at what’s outside. […]

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May 13, 2024

“Investing puts money to work. The only reason to save money is to invest it” Grant Cardone   I hope you all had a nice Mother’s Day, as my mother often reminded me, (after she insisted, I make my bed, which I still do to this day.) The love and sacrifice of parents make your […]

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May 6, 2024

“I will tell you how to become rich. Close the doors. Be fearful when others are greedy. Be greedy when others are fearful.”  Warren Buffett   Well, last week gave us quite a ride, anticipation for the Federal Reserve and the inflation numbers moved the market midweek and recovered nicely by Friday. Here are the […]

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April 29, 2024

“Compound interest is the eighth wonder of the world. He who understands it, earns it. He who doesn’t, pays it.” Albert Einstein This week was the Good the Bad and the Ugly. But first the numbers: The S&P 500 snapped back +2.7%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average added .32%, the Nasdaq recovered +3.45%. Internationally the […]

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April 22, 2024

“Sell a stock only when you find a new stock that is 50% better bargain than the one you own.” Sir John Templeton Well, we finish last week with the S&P 500 posting its 3rd straight week of losses and along with the Nasdaq six days in a row in the red. Here are the […]

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April 15, 2024

“The only real mistake is the one which we learn nothing” Henry Ford  “Only thing for sure is Death and Taxes” Benjamin Franklin Happy Tax Day. So, what have we learned after a lousy week in the market? Markets giveth and markets taketh away, but the good news is it never lasts very long, and […]

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April 1, 2024

“To make money in stocks you must have the vision to see them, the courage to buy them, and the patience to hold them.” Thomas Phelps   What a week and what a quarter, not an April Fool’s joke! The Markets (S&P and Dow) set all-time records highs. Here are the numbers. The S&P 500 […]

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January 29, 2024

“Far more money has been lost by investors trying to anticipate corrections, than lost in the corrections themselves.”   Peter Lynch   With that said, here are the numbers from last week: The S&P 500 rose .77%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average added .50%, the Nasdaq was up .40%. Internationally, in the UK, the FTSE […]

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The Start of August….

August 7, 2023   “Bull Markets are born on pessimism, grow on skepticism, mature on optimism, and die on euphoria.” Sir John Templeton   Last week seemed to bear out all the elements of this quote, starting on a continuing run, with a quick reversal, then recovery, followed by ending the week down and having […]

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What would Warren Buffet do?

July 31, 2023 “In the 20th century, the United States endured two world wars and other traumatic and expensive military conflicts; the Depression; a dozen or so recessions and financial panics; oil shocks; a flu epidemic; and the resignation of a disgraced president. Yet the Dow rose from 66 to 11,497.” Warren Buffett Important perspective […]

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