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April 21, 2017

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Market Summary   In the last few weeks, U.S. and world equity markets have exhibited the greatest period of weakness since January because of concerns that President Trump’s tax cuts and infrastructure spending will be delayed or abandoned — and...
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March 23, 2017

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What the Fed Means For Your Portfolio World markets are facing a major change, as interest rates have begun a multi-year uptrend. U.S. and foreign economic data continues to improve.  On many fronts, including employment, capital spending, salary increases, backlogs...
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January 19, 2017

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The Markets In 2017:  Inflation, Stocks, Bonds, and Gold   Despite headlines declaring that the post-election rally is running out of steam as we head towards Inauguration Day, we continue to be optimistic about the prospects for the U.S. stock...
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January 12, 2017

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How China Could Boost Commodities In mid-2014, China’s foreign exchange reserves peaked at nearly $4 trillion.  Since then they have been declining as China defends its targeted exchange rate against the U.S. dollar, and increasingly against a trade-weighted basket of...
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December 22, 2016

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Market Summary Over the next few months, we believe, the U.S. economy will grow, and certain industries are poised for more rapid growth in the immediate future.  We see no U.S. economic recession on the near horizon, and without a...
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August 26, 2016

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Market Summary Pundits Are Wrong Again: Europe Continues to Grow post-Brexit Prior to the Brexit vote, many pundits were pushing the narrative that Brexit fears would create a big decline in business’ expansion plans.  They believed that the fear of...
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August 12, 2016

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Market Summary The U.S. stock market is moving sideways and slowly upward.  World markets vary.  Our favorites — Brazil and India — are doing well, while some other countries stumble.  Gold and silver remain positive.  Use dips to add to...
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August 5, 2016

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Market Summary We remain bullish on gold and silver.  We remain bullish on Brazil bonds and Indian stocks for the long term.  We are aware that the Brazilian government is unhappy that their currency has risen so much, and they...
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July 07, 2016

Market Summary The Brexit vote and the rise of anti-E.U. parties in Europe show that big changes are underway. Europe The coming changes will be more pronounced in Europe than in the U.K., although the U.K. will also suffer volatility...
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April 08, 2016

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Market Summary Market summary. We are bullish on gold and some foreign markets, as well as stable growth companies in the U.S. We expect modest appreciation for the S&P 500 this year. We are avoiding Europe and Japan, and we...
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