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Stocks close higher on strong December jobs report, easing recession fears

The most common cause of low prices is pessimism – sometimes pervasive, sometimes specific to a company or industry. We want to do business in such an environment, not because we like pessimism but because we like the prices it produces. It’s optimism that is the enemy of the rational buyer. – Warren Buffett The […]

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Stocks post steep losses on trade worries, economic slowdown fears

Anything can happen in the stock market and you ought to conduct your affairs so that if the most extraordinary events happen, that you’re still around to play the next day. – Warren Buffett In a week to forget, all of the major stock averages suffered steep losses, making it the worst start in the […]

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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 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 overcome trade war fears to post solid gains

Forecasts may tell you a great deal about the forecaster; they tell you nothing about the future. – Warren Buffett The stock market overcame persistent trade war fears last week to post solid gains as the second quarter earnings season began. The Dow Jones Industrial Average managed to climb back above the 25,000 level, the […]

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Major stock averages post gains as strong jobs report trumps trade war fears

People who succeed in the stock market also accept periodic losses, setbacks and unexpected occurrences. Calamitous drops do not scare them out of the game. – Peter Lynch In a holiday-shortened week, all three major stock averages rebounded with the technology-laden Nasdaq Composite Index turning in the best performance with a gain of over 2%. […]

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Stocks close lower on continued trade war fears

The intelligent investor is a realist who sells to optimists and buys from pessimists. – Benjamin Graham The Dow Jones Industrial Average was poised to end the second quarter with a gain of nearly 300 points on Friday but the rally fizzled in the last hour of trading and the index managed a gain of […]

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Strong jobs report overshadows trade war fears to lift stocks

The man who begins to speculate in stocks with the intention of making a fortune usually goes broke, whereas the man who trades with a view of getting good interest on his money sometimes gets rich. – Charles Henry Dow, American journalist who co-founded Dow Jones Stocks continued to be whipsawed by geopolitical news last […]

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S&P 500 climbs 2.4% as investors downplay geopolitical risks

The stock market is the story of cycles and of the human behavior that is responsible for overreactions in both directions. – Seth Klarman                                                   Stocks finally woke up from their […]

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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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