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What Not To Do In a Long Bull Market

March 9, 2017, was the eighth birthday of the bull market in the US S&P 500. In its lifetime it gained 314.4%, an average annual return of 19.4%. This raises a question as to how much longer it will last. An article posted on MarketWatch.com, “Seven Signs We’re Near a Market Top and What to […]

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Investing for Ups and Downs in the Economy

“What do you think the future holds for the economy and stock market?” When someone asks me this, my usual answer is, “I have no clue.” My expertise is in personal financial planning and investing, not economics. Few investment advisors are formally trained economists. Most of us know just enough about economics to be dangerous. […]

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Consider Source of Dire Economic Predictions

“Sell Everything!” That’s the advice to investors from RBS, a large investment bank based in Scotland, which issued the dire recommendation to its customers on January 8. The warning urged investors to sell everything except high-quality bonds, predicting the global economy was in for a “fairly cataclysmic year ahead….similar to 2008.” They said this is […]

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