February 2016 Market Update

  As of today, the major market indices have declined between 13 and 27% from their highs in June 2015, with smaller-company stocks faring worse than larger companies.  In fact, the decline of 27% for small-company stocks represents a bear market.  There are various reasons being discussed for the declines ranging from the collapse in…

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January 2016 Market Update

Market Update The market is off to a rough start for 2016.  This is not a great way to start the year, and it follows a weak December.  The latest decline is apparently the result of geopolitical tensions between Saudi Arabia and Iran.  North Korea’s H-bomb news is also contributing.  China also published lower-than-expected manufacturing…

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