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Assessing the Retail Stock Landscape
After rising 25.3% from Christmas Eve 2018 through April 30, 2019, the S&P 500 stock index fell 6.6% in May. A pullback was clearly overdue, and there was plenty of fuel to keep investors on the edge of their Many...
Property & Casualty Insurance Stocks Are On My Radar
Today I’m taking the opportunity to remove two stocks from the portfolios, in the quest to (a) pare back the number of stocks in the portfolios and (b) add new stocks to the portfolios. Clearly, two...
A Rising Stock Market Brings Opportunites Today
U.S. stock market indexes have emerged from recent trading ranges and embarked on renewed uptrends as they seek to retrace all-time highs that were established in August through October 2018. Your stock portfolios will likely achieve additional appreciation...
Bitcoin and stocks were red hot in late 2017. Now both have cooled off. But one look at a chart of Bitcoin vs. the stock market shows which has more risk.
No matter which index you use to measure last year's stock market returns--the results are the same--they were great! But as the following chart shows--while we are still on an upward trend in 2014--the seas have become a lot choppier. Many investors think volatility...