Tag Archives: Dow Index

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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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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Stock prices defy gravity, except Exxon

We read several gloom-and-doom bloggers on the economy who seem to know what they are talking about. And yet… most stock prices seem to be steady or going up. Better yet, after watching dividend moves for all stocks that the … Continue reading

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Batten down the hatches! There’s a storm coming.

Or, maybe the storm is here. Yesterday we asked whether the U.S. was turning into Greece. Today, the question seems to be “Is the world turning into Greece?” as stock markets around the world drop by 3% to 6%. The … Continue reading

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