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Category Archives: Dow Jones Industrial Average

S&P 500 gains 2% in another volatile week

To buy when others are despondently selling and to sell when others are euphorically buying takes the greatest courage, but provides the greatest profit. – John Templeton Stock market volatility continued again last week as nervous markets were taken on a roller coaster ride over geopolitical uncertainty with regard to Syria and trade war fears […]

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Stocks close lower in volatile week on trade war fears

The best way to measure your investing success is not by whether you’re beating the market but whether you’ve put in place a financial plan and a behavioral discipline that are likely to get you where you want to go. – Benjamin Graham It was another volatile week for stocks and when the closing bell […]

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S&P 500 Index plunges 6% as trade war fears with China escalate

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 Dow Jones Industrial Average suffered its largest decline since January 2016 […]

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Stocks close lower on trade war fears, political turmoil

To be an investor you must be a believer in a better tomorrow. – Benjamin Graham The stock market seems to be climbing a wall of worry and last week it suffered a mild setback as all of the major stock averages fell at least 1%. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was the biggest loser […]

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Stocks surge on strong February jobs data

It’s not always easy to do what’s not popular, but that’s where you make your money. Buy stocks that look bad to less careful investors and hang on until their real value is recognized. – John Neff, American investor and former manager of Vanguard’s Windsor Fund The stock market celebrated the ninth anniversary of the […]

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S&P 500 sheds 2% on interest rate fears, tariffs

It’s far better to buy a wonderful company at a fair price than a fair company at a wonderful price. – Warren Buffett Although the S&P 500 posted gains on Monday and Friday of last week, they weren’t sizable enough to overcome the losses suffered in the middle of the week and the benchmark index […]

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Stocks ride roller coaster to post modest gains as Treasury yields fall

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 and not pay attention to noise that could surround any particular investment. – John Paulson, American investor and hedge fund manager The major stock averages took investors on a […]

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Stocks rebound strongly following 10% correction

In the business world, the rearview mirror is always clearer than the windshield. – Warren Buffett After plunging by more than 10% the previous week from its all-time record high set back on January 26th, the S&P 500 Index rebounded last week with its best performance in more than five years. This benchmark has now […]

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S&P 500 falls another 5%, in correction territory

The idea that a bell rings to signal when investors should get into or out of the market is simply not credible. After 50 years in this business, I do not know of anybody who has done it successfully and consistently. – John Bogle The carnage continued on Wall Street last week as all three […]

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S&P 500 plunges nearly 4% on rising interest rate fears

Your success in investing will depend, in part, on your character and guts and, in part, on your ability to realize at the height of ebullience and the depth of despair alike, that this too shall pass. – John Bogle Investors were given a harsh reminder last week that stocks can go down as well […]

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