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June 3, 2021

Sizing Up the Market as We Head into Summer

If you size up this stock market, the Dow Jones Industrial Average (INDU) is up 12.9%, while the S&P 500 Index (SPX) has advanced 11.8% and the Nasdaq Composite Index is up about 6.6% year-to-date as of June 1.

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May 17, 2021

What the Jobs Number Miss Really Means

A number is an important datapoint that shows you the relative standing of x in relationship to as many variables as you want. Let’s consider the disappointing April jobs report last week.

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April 27, 2021

What Biden’s Tax Proposals Miss

Earlier this month, the market took a hit on reports that the Biden Administration will propose raising capital gains tax rates to 39.6% for people earning over $1 million dollars a year.

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April 13, 2021

Archegos and the Tale of Two Banks

Over the last few weeks, as the financial world learned about the blow up at Archegos, the bread crumbs have been followed to the banks which financed the hedge fund.

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March 23, 2021

Why Investor Trust Is A Scarce Commodity

We live in a society where very few traditional institutions enjoy a great level of trust in my view. In the financial world, nearly every major institution is viewed suspiciously, and for good reason in my opinion.

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March 15, 2021

A Quick Tax Guide for Stock Gains

2020, for all of its chaos and upheaval, ended up being a fantastic year for many investors, and particularly first-time investors. But now that we’ve entered tax season, a great many of them are finding that they have to pay taxes on the wild gains from their stocks.

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October 7, 2020

Sizing Up Election-Year Selloff Risk

The pattern in election years is in line with the normal seasonal patterns. You’re heard the old maxim to “sell in May and go away.” Stocks tend to perform best during the six-month stretch between November and April and tend to really underperform during the May to October stretch.

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