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A good news Thanksgiving

turkey-thanksAs we all sit down to our Thanksgiving dinner today, there is a lot to be thankful for on the economic front this year. For many, it may not feel that way but trust me there are some reasons to be hopeful. read more…

So far, so good.

This week the Trump rally continued. Two out of the three indexes are flirting with record highs. It feels like the markets want to go even higher, so don’t pay attention to those who do not understand the dynamics that are playing out in the markets. read more…

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The high price of cash

Since the beginning of January, many investors have sold their holdings in the stock market and are sitting on the sidelines in cash. Is it too late to sell, or would selling out be a wise move? read more…

Stocks Rebound

reboundIt had to happen at some point. The averages declined almost every day for three weeks in a row, so a relief rally should be expected. The question is how long will it continue? read more…

This too shall pass

The markets have gone straight down for almost two weeks. The media is becoming more and more pessimistic as the averages plummet. Doom and gloom permeates the investor population. This usually means that opportunity is just around the corner. read more…

Markets make history

It was the worst first week of January for the U.S. stock market since record keeping began. Although the markets tried to bounce on Friday from an extremely oversold position, investors were worried that there is more downside ahead. They may be right. read more…

A tale of two Chinas

For years, investors bought into the China story. Growth rates twice as fast as the rest of the world, fueled by sky-rocketing exports made competitive by billions of hard-working, low-wage employees grateful to have a job. What happened? read more…

Nowhere Land

Most of the stock market went nowhere this year. With the exception of the NASDAQ, the rest of the market returned investors less than the average yield of a yearly CD read more…

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Bill Schmick was born in a blue-collar neighborhood of Philadelphia, just a few blocks north of “Rocky Balboa” territory where most of his Catholic schoolmates grew up to be either cops or criminals. He narrowly escaped both professions by volunteering to fight in Vietnam as a U.S. Marine... Read More

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