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Is Your Money Market Fund Safe?

December 5, 2007

While I do not think most money market fund owners have a major reason to panic right now, I do think that if you have a substantial amount of your portfolio in a money market fund you simply MUST be prepared to take action in the event that your money market fund melts down and begins trading under $1.

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Newtonian Market Theory

December 5, 2007

While I do not think most money market fund owners have a major reason to panic right now, I do think that if you have a substantial amount of your portfolio in a money market fund you simply MUST be prepared to take action in the event that your money market fund melts down and begins trading under $1. […]

Cover Me! News From ETF Land

December 5, 2007

While I do not think most money market fund owners have a major reason to panic right now, I do think that if you have a substantial amount of your portfolio in a money market fund you simply MUST be prepared to take action in the event that your money market fund melts down and begins trading under $1. […]

Downshifting Into Income

November 28, 2007

Stocks have put in an impressive advance during the past two trading sessions, rising almost 4% after what has been one of the worst November performances on record. The big question now: Is this the beginning of the traditional year-end “Santa Claus”rally?
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Is This Rally for Real?

November 28, 2007

Stocks have put in an impressive advance during the past two trading sessions, rising almost 4% after what has been one of the worst November performances on record. The big question now: Is this the beginning of the traditional year-end "Santa Claus"rally?

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Five Common Estate Planning Mistakes

November 28, 2007

Stocks have put in an impressive advance during the past two trading sessions, rising almost 4% after what has been one of the worst November performances on record. The big question now: Is this the beginning of the traditional year-end “Santa Claus”rally?
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Are You Ready to Downshift Into Income?

November 21, 2007

Well, things didn’t quite play out to the usual script this season. The lows this year took place in August, and that lull was followed by a 10% rally to new highs. We then suffered through an 8% decline in stocks, and that was after two Fed rate cuts. This is almost an unheard of scenario on Wall Street […]

A Thanksgiving Bear?

November 21, 2007

Well, things didn’t quite play out to the usual script this season. The lows this year took place in August, and that lull was followed by a 10% rally to new highs. We then suffered through an 8% decline in stocks, and that was after two Fed rate cuts. This is almost an unheard of scenario on Wall Street

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Savoring A Mutually Rewarding Experience

November 7, 2007

The major market averages have, to a great extent, managed to keep a stiff upper lip in the face of record-high crude oil prices and the continuing peril in the financial sector. I think this market’s resilience is truly remarkable, especially when you consider that so many of the stocks in the financial sector have been trounced by the latest bout of subprime flu […]

Financials, Housing Rain Down On Market

October 24, 2007

During the past 90 days, we have experienced unprecedented volatility in the financial markets. Interest rates, bonds, stocks and currencies have fluctuated wildly for one reason and one reason only — investor uncertainty […]

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