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CHIP’S FIVE #RULES TO WEALTH BUILDING

MY FIVE #RULES TO WEALTH BUILDING #1 Save More #2 Spend Less #3 Increase Income #4 Invest Always #5 Do Not Lose Money 1db.com https://amzn.to/2EDL9Eg#SSIID

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What Really Drives Asset Price Appreciation?

https://www.equities.com/news/how-important-are-people-in-profits

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When it comes to investing over the long run, I’ve found that by taking a broad view and drilling downward can bring the investment mosaic nicely into focus. #DigitalAdvisor

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Real Returns Are Most Important

What’s the stock market, economy, society, and future all about? It is universally about “people.” The renowned fund manager, Peter Lynch, espoused investing in companies producing goods and services that an individual purchases for themselves. I’ve observed, those investing capital … Continue reading

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Job’s Report Reversal or not?

You decide! Today’s jobs announcement as reported by the Establishment Survey (CES) suggests a stark slowdown in new hiring compared to the average trend. Conversely, the Household Survey (CPS) seems to argue a continuum of the job growth story. Unquestionably, … Continue reading

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Retail sales declined significantly in December. Is recession looming?

Retail sales fell -1.2% last month, the worst December of the economic expansion, online sales declined by -3.9%. CNBC, MarketWatch, Reuters, WSJ, NYT, and forecasters inferred and inked grim warnings about the contraction in consumer spending. I decided to take … Continue reading

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Are Stocks Overvalued?

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#PositiveNews Initial unemployment claims fell to 199,000, or 0.06% of the total U.S population.

#PositiveNews Initial unemployment claims fell to 199,000, or 0.06% of the total U.S population. This is the lowest percentage of people applying for unemployment insurance in the report’s 52-year history. Simply, more Americans are working hard versus hardly working.

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Forward P/E ratios and subsequent 10-year returns

#Investors — Here is an interesting scatter plot chart posted on Daily Shot. They say a picture is worth a 1000 words or dollars, that certainly is the case in this graph, issued by JP Morgan.

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19% in ’19, Is the ’09 Bull Run Done?

“Is the 2009 Bull Run Done?” https://www.equities.com/n…/19-in-19-is-the-09-bull-run-done History of the ’09 Bull Market The secular bull market officially began on March 9, 2009, at 676.53 for the Standard & Poor’s 500 (SP500), the low point close of the horrendous ’08-’09 … Continue reading

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