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Markets and Projectiles

Sept. 21, 2018

In some ways, the market is like a projectile; it launches, it reaches a maximum height, then it falls. The maximum height reached by a projectile...

A 'Sure-Thing'?

Sept. 13, 2018

The following financial news was released on September 7/18, at 8:30 a.m.:   Non farm payrolls in the United States increased by 201 thou...

Don't Just Play the Market. Read it

Sept. 6, 2018

  No one has access to the future. The 'talking heads' on business shows may try to make you believe they know the future; we know no on...

It Simply Does Not Matter

Aug. 30, 2018

It is a waste of time to try and assign cause to moves in the market.  Market systems are both complex and chaotic; complex because ther...

Stocks Are Not Overvalued

Aug. 22, 2018

Last week, we wrote: Even if the Lira falling was, in fact, the reason why the market dropped on Friday Aug. 10/18 (which it’s not), what g...

Looking For an Excuse

Aug. 16, 2018

Looking For an Excuse Suddenly, everyone is blaming the Turkish Lira for Friday’s 0.67% pull-back in the S&P 500. Human behavior never ...

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