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S&P 500 closes modestly higher on partial U.S.-China trade deal

Most of the time common stocks are subject to irrational and excessive price fluctuations in both directions as the consequence of the ingrained tendency of most people to speculate or gamble…to give way to hope, fear and greed. – Benjamin Graham Trade negotiations between the U.S. and China resumed last week and when the talks […]

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Dow closes above 21,000 on President Trump’s speech to Congress

Investing is not nearly as difficult as it looks. Successful investing involves doing a few things right and avoiding serious mistakes. – John Bogle With the help of a 300 plus point gain on Wednesday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average posted its fourth consecutive weekly gain and ended the week slightly above 21,000. It wasn’t […]

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Post-election rally in stocks stalls as S&P 500 falls 1%

You don’t need to be an expert in order to achieve satisfactory investment returns. But if you aren’t, you must recognize your limitations and follow a course certain to work reasonably well. Keep things simple and don’t swing for the fences. When promised quick profits, respond with a quick ‘no’. – Warren Buffett Both the […]

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Stocks fall on weak economic data, recession fears

Every once in a while, the market does something so stupid it takes your breath away. – Jim Cramer The January employment report released on Friday could be viewed both positively and negatively but investors chose the latter, sending the S&P 500 Index lower by almost 2%. The government reported that 151,000 new jobs had […]

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Stocks end year with losses on light trading volume

Investing is laying out money today to receive more money tomorrow. – Warren Buffett After closing at a record high on Monday, stocks suffered a three day losing streak in the holiday-shortened week as trading volumes were light and economic data was sparse. The Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 Index succumbed to […]

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Earnings propel the stock market higher

Even if you identify the managers who have good past performance, there’s no guarantee that they’ll have good future performance. – George Sauter, Vanguard Group Stocks continued their winning ways last week as both the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 Index posted modest gains. Although there was a full plate of economic […]

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