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What You Can Expect in 2014

Jan

15

What You Can Expect in 2014

There are many sayings that could be apropos for markets in 2014. Of course we have all heard the old, trite expression, “Expect the Unexpected.” However, I like Oscar Wilde’s take. “To expect the unexpected shows a thoroughly modern intellect.” So, I won’t tell you not to be surprised when the unordinary occurs, but I’d […]

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Happy New Year and Black Eyed Peas

Jan

8

Happy New Year and Black Eyed Peas

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Happy New Year!! As my first blog of the new year, I wanted to share some of my observations and set the mood for a good 2014. First, a couple of New Year Superstations and as you reflect back see if you did these. 1.  Kissing at the Stroke of Midnight. This is one of […]

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Back in the Day “When Politics Worked”

Dec

24

Back in the Day “When Politics Worked”

I am reading Chris Matthews’ book, “Tip and the Gipper: When Politics Worked.” Remember the days when Congress legislated and Presidents led? Remember the days when approval ratings for Congressmen and the President were higher than those of say Bernie Madoof? Those days weren’t so long ago. Certainly, we all still disagreed with either the […]

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The Bull is Here to Stay

Dec

17

The Bull is Here to Stay

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Continued economic information is building that suggest that the stock market still has room to rise in the coming year. Now before I share with you the sources of this information, let me say again as we have been saying and will always say the stock market is a creature that has ups and downs, […]

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LPL Financial’s Outlook 2014

Dec

3

LPL Financial’s Outlook 2014

Dear Valued Investor: A farming almanac is an annual publication containing a guide for the coming year and a forecast of the times and statistics of events and phenomena important to growing. Farmers’ almanacs have been a source of wisdom, rooted in the core values of independence and simple living, for American growers for over […]

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