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April 2, 2020

Is The Bear Market Really Over?

After rising more than 20% in three days last week, the Dow technically entered a new bull market. In my opinion, that doesn’t mean the pain is over.

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March 19, 2020

Notes from the Bunker

As I write this we’re down around 30% (as of March 16), and that number is bound to change a few more times, perhaps even today. The median decline in historical bear markets was around 33%, though we’ve had a few that saw the S&P 500 lose roughly half its value.

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February 26, 2020

Supersize Your Retirement Account

My advice today is only relevant if you’re over 40 and earn a high income of at least a couple hundred thousand dollars as a business owner. If that’s not you, don’t fret. Simply maxing out your 401(k) every year will get you well on your way to financial freedom.

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January 23, 2020

Lessons from The Dot-Com Era…20 Years Later

Coming up on 20 years since an infamous market top – the puncturing of the dot-com bubble. It took more than 2 ½ years for the tech-heavy NASDAQ Composite index to fall from 5048.62 on March 10, 2000 to 1114.11 on October 9, 2002, an astounding 78% decline.

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January 2, 2020

Some Things Get Better with Age

In the investment world, there are dividend growth stocks.I enjoy a high yield as much as the next guy. But focusing exclusively on yield exposes you to the very real risk of losing ground to inflation over time.

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December 17, 2019

Time for a Green Investing Rethink?

There’s no denying that sustainable investing is one of the most powerful trends in global finance as investors seek some measure of the environmental and social impact of their investments.

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December 10, 2019

Stocks Are Pointing To A Lower Opening on December 10, Filling The Gap

Stocks this morning are falling in the US with S&P 500 futures pointing to a 10 point drop. Certainly, nothing to worry about, and substantially filling the gap from Friday’s sharp move higher. Exactly as I expected to happen when I noted it yesterday in my midday commentary and last night’s write-up.

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