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Calm before the storm….

Bull market: An upward movement in prices causing an investor to mistake himself for a financial genius. – Anonymous     Last week could best be characterized as calm before the storm as the importance of last week’s economic data pales by comparison with what is scheduled for this week. Although there was the release […]

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At the risk of sounding like a broken record…

It has been a problem since the dawn of the retail brokerage business: Brokers have a strong incentive to get customers to trade when it might be in clients’ interests to do nothing. – Business Week, July 14, 1997     At the risk of sounding like a broken record, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke […]

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Federal Reserve rescues stocks

Investors attribute successes to their own brilliance, and they attribute failures to bad luck. If you keep doing that, at the end of the day you think you’re a genius. – Nicholas Barberis Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke rode to the rescue of the stock market last week with his announcement that the Fed would […]

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Earnings will hold the key for stocks

We have two classes of forecasters: those who don’t know – and those who don’t know they don’t know. -John Kenneth Galbraith After the stronger than expected jobs report on Friday and ahead of the much anticipated earnings season beginning on Monday, many market pundits and economists have begun to forecast those earnings as well […]

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Tug of war between bulls and bears

One of the funny things about the stock market, every time one is buying another is selling, and both think they are astute. -William Feather  Both bullish and bearish investors can make their case for whether or not stocks will continue to rise or fall by looking at the current level of interest rates. For […]

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To taper or not to taper

This is my first weekly market commentary of what will be many, many more to come at Hinsdale Associates. Each week I’ll recap the week’s key market moving economic data and preview what to expect from the market in the coming week. I’ll also discuss the effects of the data on portfolio strategy and any […]

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