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Looking for a Summer Rally?

We all heard the cries of ‘sell in May and go away’, but that hasn’t materialized – at least for this month.  With only four trading days remaining it appears the SPX 500 and Dow Industrials may squeak out a gain (currently up a fraction in May) while the NASDAQ has been the leader and […]






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Opinions Vary, But the Facts Don’t Change

“Every man has a right to his own opinion, but no man has a right to be wrong in his facts.” – Bernard Baruch Wow!  Such disappointment Wednesday after the Fed failed to deliver on the ‘promised’ taper.  Well, at least that was the hope or expectation from the gallery.  It seems the consensus opinion […]






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Uncertainties to be Removed?

This week offers quite a bit in the way of potential resolution.  The Syrian issue may see some answers as Congress continues the debate but it is looking more and more as if a non-violent solution may be at hand.  That could be a huge trigger of relief and removing fear, especially the excessively high […]






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Continuation of the Continuation of the Twist

Last week, the Federal Reserve announced their latest non decision making no changes except in verbiage, and will continue printing $85 billion of new money each month.  This was despite the fact that in several statements by fed officials, including those of the chairman on May 22nd, indicating some eventual reduction of this amount. There […]