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11.25.14 – That’s All Folks

I began this blog on August 3, 2009, when I was still working as an investment advisor.  The past 5 1/2 years have been something, haven’t they?  The Dow Industrials rose from 9,286 to 17,818, an almost 92% gain, while … Continue reading

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11.24.14 – The Nasdaq Roars

The market indexes set new highs – again – amid growing confidence in the global economy.  The Dow Industrials inched up just 7 points to close at 17,817.90 while the S&P 500 Index was a little stronger, gaining .29%.  The … Continue reading

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11.21.14 – Blog Will Resume Monday

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11.20.14 – Pushing ‘Em Forward

Yesterday the market pulled back; today it pushed forward with the Dow Jones Industrials adding 16 points to close at 17,701.85.  The S&P 500 Index gained .20% while the Nasdaq Composite tacked on .56%.  Chipmakers were higher after Intel raised … Continue reading

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11.19.14 – Taking ‘Em Back

Yesterday’s gains turned into today’s losses with the market pulling back as Fed minutes show the governors are concerned about deflation.  The Dow Industrials slipped only 2 points to close at 17,685.73 while the S&P 500 Index fell .15%.  Hard … Continue reading

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11.18.14 – Nothing But Clear Sky Ahead?

Equity indexes closed at new highs as health-care and raw-material companies rallied.  The Dow Industrials added 40 points to close at 17,687.82 while the S&P 500 Index gained .51%.  The Nasdaq Composite was up .67%.  Gold and silver rallied today … Continue reading

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11.17.14 – Getting Ready To Bust A Move?

The equity markets have drifted higher on weak volume since I last blogged two weeks ago.  Today the Dow Industrials inched up 13 points to close at 17,647.15 while the S&P 500 Index ticked up .07%.  The Nasdaq Composite slipped … Continue reading

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11.3.14 – Blog Will Resume Monday, November 17

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10.31.14 – Take A Memo

To:    From:    Re:   “In the next day or two either yields should continue higher or equities turn lower” That’s what I wrote yesterday and even a stopped clock is right twice a day: Yields rose as equities caught … Continue reading

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10.30.14 – On Fire

This market is on fire, even with news out the the Fed intends on ending QE soon.  Better than expected data on economic growth fueled today’s blastoff.  The Dow Industrials closed up 221 points at 17,195.42, while the S&P 500 … Continue reading

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