Stock Market Rallies 1

Stock Market Rallies

More proof that elections and politics don’t matter as much to the markets as politicians and pundits would have you believe, the Dow Jones rallied to its best one-day gain since 2000. The Dow ended up over 1,200 points, or 3.7% in one day not because anyone did or did …

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What Is the Difference Between PPI and CPI? 3

What Is the Difference Between PPI and CPI?

These days everyone is worried about inflation. The financial media often distill reporting about inflation down to a single, easy to understand number. “Inflation rose 5% in March,” they will say. What are they talking about, exactly? What is the CPI? What is the PPI? And, what is the difference …

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Blaming the Fed 5

Blaming the Fed

Selective amnesia and analysts dying to be “right” is contributing to a flood of inaccurate articles seeking to blame the Fed. I saw this in my Twitter feed this morning and I just couldn’t let it go by. It’s filled with the kind of half-truths and misinformation that builds an …

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Market Monday 1-24-2022

Hey, Boys and Girls, here comes an interesting week for investors. The following article is for informational purposes only and is not investment advice. This is not a recommendation to buy or sell securities. As always, the best investment strategy for long-term investing is building a well-diversified portfolio based upon …

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