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S&P 500 + NASDAQ = RECORD LEVELS

Nasdaq Composite closed up 1.06% or $220 billion for the week; the S&P 500 rose .85%, $115 billion. Markets are said to “climb a wall of worry,” this time is no different. Have a great weekend, spend a little extra, … Continue reading

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Dow Theory is Worth a Look

Dow Theory is a century-old stock-market supposition that has been used to forecast the stock market’s directional trend. Dow Theory assumes for an upwardly bias/economic tendency to continue, and be confirmed, both the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJI) and Dow … Continue reading

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Since this bull market began back in 2009, November has been frequently profitable for shareholders.

The S&P 500 completed its fourth trading session for the month of November near record levels. Since this bull market began back in 2009, November has been frequently profitable for shareholders. Notably, the index has already reached its monthly 1.3% … Continue reading

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S&P 500 Hits Intraday Record High, Why?

#PositiveNews #StocksHitRecordHighs America added 128,000 new hires to the workforce in October, 39k more than economists’ estimates. Stocks are rallying on the report, why? At closer inspection, the real nugget of information appears to be in the revisions (upward) for … Continue reading

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Stocks Soar to All-Time Highs

#PositiveNews Stocks soared to all-time highs (ATH) on the Fed’s quarter-point interest rate cut. The S&P 500 closed at 3046.77, setting its 15th ATH of the year. Since this bull market began back on March 3, 2009, the S&P 500 … Continue reading

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Are there better times to invest in stocks?

55% of Americans are reported to be invested in the stock market according to robo.1db.com/Gallup. The S&P chart shows the stock market advancement and daily volatility. Volatility has averaged .989% each trading session from its intraday high and low points. … Continue reading

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S&P 500 – Buy or Bolt?

“Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.” — Thomas Edison Published in Equities.comWilliam Corley | Thursday, 10 October 2019 09:00 (EST) https://www.equities.com/news/s-p-500-buy-or-bolt

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USA + China = 40% of Global Economic Activity

How big of a deal is the trade squabble between the United States and China? Over the past 20 years, the global Gross Domestic Product has risen from $32 trillion to over $86 trillion, which is a 5% compounded annual … Continue reading

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Housing Rises by $1 Trillion

National Home Prices rose 3.2% year-over-year, according to S&P/Case-Shiller. Atlanta, Boston, and Miami led metro area price appreciation at 4.0%, 3.9%, and 3.9%, respectively. While Los Angeles, New York, and San Franciso trailed the national average by single digits, but … Continue reading

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Is there Inflation or Not?

According to the BLS inflation measured by the Consumer Price Index increased modestly 1.7% last year. However, for those of us that bills to pay each month some of the items after adjusting for inflation have risen far more than … Continue reading

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