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Stocks Suck in September

Stocks suck in September. Ok, maybe not 100% of the time, but generally speaking September is the worst month for stocks. And this one is unusually bad so far. Continue reading

Don’t Let the Tax Tail Wag the Dog

There are perhaps no two topics as controversial as deficits and taxes. Differences in political and social opinions on these issues are almost guaranteed to lead to heated discussions, even among otherwise calm individuals. Continue reading

Don’t Fear the “Taper”

Markets are increasingly concerned about tighter monetary policy by the Fed and its impact on valuations, interest rates and more. Don’t fear it. Continue reading

What Is a Meme Stock?

Anyone watching the markets closely at the beginning of this year saw that certain stock prices soared overnight, and it usually wasn’t because these businesses had suddenly revamped their strategies and business models. Continue reading

We Could be in for a Long Market Cycle

The average market cycle has lasted between 5 and 12 years over the past 40 years. Although the recovery has been swift, growth trends suggest that the market cycle can still go a long way. Continue reading