Category Archives: Market Indexes

Was the Brexit vote a good thing for the UK and the world?

Answer: Yes. It was a good thing! In our last post, we said we’d discuss this question. World money managers have already realized that the Brexit vote may actually be GOOD for them, for Great Britain, for the EU (more … Continue reading

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Brexit vote and the market – what to do?

We rarely apologize, but in this case it is necessary. We knew immediately, the minute we heard about the British pound crashing and stock markets all over the world crashing just because the British voted decisively to leave the European … Continue reading

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Market moves, and other observations

The markets are still volatile. After speculating about “who” might be making this happen and coming up with a few “theys” who might be responsible, I’ve been mulling this question some more. And… found another “they.” This is a good … Continue reading

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Get your tin hats out – Mr. Market is freaking out

By the time this post is finished, the Dow may have recovered from its current spot in the basement at DOWN 435!!! Or not. Before we enter tin hat territory, some advice: 1. Don’t buy any stock. 2. Don’t sell … Continue reading

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Don’t buy any stocks yet…

A few days ago, I said I was going to tell you about a company I was interested in, but not until I bought it (to avoid a stampede into the stock, giving me a big profit  – hahahaha) But … Continue reading

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Market continues downward slide. Why?

  Inflation Around the World IFO has had occasion to reprimand one of the writers on the Dividend.com website for total ignorance of economic realities. This seems to be another writer, who has clarified a question that has long puzzled … Continue reading

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Hold your fire, boys (and girls)!

Yes, it is a good idea to buy on a dip in the stock market. But how do you know when the market has reached its low? Well, you don’t, of course. Tip: when it starts back up, give it … Continue reading

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Market antics – the inmates are running the asylum!

Can you believe the stock market these days? Panic-up. Frightened-down. Happy – up. Scared – down. Absolutely insane. Stormy weather these days. IFO sincerely hopes that NONE of her readers is buying or selling stock right now. This is where the … Continue reading

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Wait ’til you see the whites of their eyes

HT: Cubiclebot.com When the CEOs’ eyes start to roll back, is it time to buy? Just kidding. But financial times are getting scary, eh? This reminds us of our first trip abroad as a new widow. We’d taken care of all … Continue reading

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We’re back! And so is the falling DJI – what to do?

We had to take off a couple of days for a family event, but we’re back now. Just in time for another sickening plunge in the market. What the heck is going on? We take our eye off the ball … Continue reading

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