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Monthly Archives: May 2016

S&P 500 rises over 2% on strong economic data

What we learn from history is that people don’t learn from history. – Warren Buffett Despite increasing odds of a Federal Reserve interest rate hike over the next few months, stocks climbed more than 2% last week as economic data was better than expected. Investors have become more comfortable with the possibility of a rate […]

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S&P 500 edges higher despite renewed Fed rate hike fears

Everyone has the power to follow the stock market. If you made it through fifth grade math, you can do it. – Peter Lynch After declining for three consecutive weeks, the S&P 500 Index managed to eke out a modest gain last week despite renewed fears that the Federal Reserve may raise interest rates at […]

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S&P 500 slips on weak retail outlook, stronger dollar

Index investing outperforms active management year after year. – Jim Rogers The S&P 500 Index posted a modest loss for the third consecutive week as several major retailers reported disappointing quarterly sales and earnings and a stronger dollar weighed on commodity prices.  The Dow Jones Industrial Average, which is comprised of large, multi-national companies with […]

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Stocks edge lower on renewed global growth concerns

It is not necessary to do extraordinary things to get extraordinary results. …By periodically investing in an index fund, the know-nothing investor can actually outperform most investment professionals. – Warren Buffett Stocks edged lower last week as weaker than expected economic data from both the U.S. and China caused renewed concern among investors that global […]

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Weak GDP growth, tech earnings send stocks lower

Commodities tend to zig, when the equity markets zag. – Jim Rogers Both the S&P 500 Index and the Dow Jones Industrial Average ended the week on a sour note and closed lower by more than 1% as several factors seemed to unnerve investors. The technology-laden Nasdaq Composite Index dropped even more as disappointing earnings […]

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