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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 8, 2024

April 8, 2024 “Know what you own and know why you own it.”  Peter Lynch All good things come to an end. After a stellar first quarter the markets decided to take a breath. Here are the numbers. The S&P 500 lost 1.02%, Dow Jones Industrial Average retreated 2.27%, the Nasdaq trimmed 1.31%, internationally, the […]

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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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March 25, 2024

“Don’t look for the needle in the haystack. Just buy the haystack!” John Bogle   Well, the bulls continued their rampage this week, as we look to the end of what so far has been a good quarter, here are the numbers. The S&P 500 finished up for the week 1.54%, the Dow Jones Industrial […]

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March 18, 2024

“May you be in heaven a half hour before the devil knows your dead” Old Irish blessing Well, the luck of the Irish was missing last week as the markets continued a bit of a volatile week. Here are the numbers: The S&P 500 was up slightly .10%, The Dow Jones Industrial Average ended positive .12%, […]

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February 26, 2024

“If life gives you limes, make margaritas.” Jimmy Buffett As I am out of town last week, I thought I would quote a different Buffett. Here are the numbers: The S&P 500 finished the week up 1.7% (5,088.88), the Dow Jones Industrial Average added 1.3% (39,131.53), the Nasdaq brought up the rear but still positive […]

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February 19, 2024

“These are the times that try men’s souls” Thomas Paine (the author of Common Sense (is there any these days?) Happy Presidents Day! What a week, Mayorkas impeached, Trump loses his New York predetermined bench trial, and his company is ordered to pay $355 million for a victimless crime, Fani Willis Georgia RICO case has […]

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February 12, 2024

“The winner of the Superbowl will predict how the stock market will perform in the coming year” Leonard Koppett NY Times Sportswriter 1978 Up until 1978 if the NFC won, a good year for the market, the AFC wins a poor market year. Well up until 1978 it was 100% correct and up to and […]

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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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January 15, 2024

“An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.” Benjamin Franklin. Today we honor Dr. Martin Luther King, I would like to quote my favorite message, a message that many have forgotten or overlooked in this heated political environment. “I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where […]

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