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Understanding What Has Happened Recently With US Stocks

Asset Class Moves March 14, 2013 Stocks were 0.56 %, a new high. Bonds were up 0.04%, still near YTD lows. US Dollar was down -0.35 % versus a basket of world currencies, and down -0.40% versus the Euro Asian … Continue reading

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Asset Class Moves March 5 2013

Stocks were up to new highs, up strong 0.96% Bonds were down -0.06% US Dollar was down -0.16% versus a basket of world currencies, and down similarly versus the Euro. Asian stocks were up and European stocks were up strong. Gold … Continue reading

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Could You Invest In Stocks More Profitably Than Warren Buffett This Year?

Question:  How could you manipulate your stock portfolio to outperform Warren Buffett’s stock portfolio? Answer:  Sell Berkshire Hathaway when its rate of price appreciation is uncharacteristically high, and buy Berkshire Hathaway back after it has declined in price. Easier said … Continue reading

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Five 5-Year Charts

Here are five 5-year charts, showing the price, the 200 day moving average (in red), and the 50 day moving average (in green). GLD (SPDR Gold Shares): BND: S&P 500: Apple: Bonds vs. Gold

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Asset Class Moves March 1 2013

Stocks were up 0.23% Bonds were, to my surprise, also up 0.06% US Dollar was up strong 0.40% versus a basket of world currencies, and up 0.30% versus the Euro. Asian and European stocks were mixed Gold was down -0.15% … Continue reading

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Asset Class Moves Feb 26 2013

Stocks were up 0.61% Bonds were up 0.04% US Dollar was up slightly versus a basket of world currencies, and down slightly versus the Euro, after making great gains against the Euro yesterday. Asian and European stocks were down sharply … Continue reading

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What Are Home Prices Going To Do In 2013 & 2014?

Edward Jones, the financial company, writes a daily commentary column, updated a couple times each trading day.  It can be found here. One of the reasons I read it most days is that in a world of CYA writing from … Continue reading

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