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Common Cents

Common Cents

Last Week…   … Everything seemed to settle a bit     Some of the big players in US stocks lagged a bit, while others saw minimal gains Health Care took the hardest hit -3.08% Technology lost just over -0.5% Small Cap Growth and Small Cap Value gained...

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A Thanksgiving View

A Thanksgiving View

  Thanksgiving is on the horizon and most of us are trying to decide how to celebrate the holiday this year.  One thing we can be thankful for is that a vaccine will be available soon.  With that hope in mind and an eye ahead for a brighter outlook, we thought it...

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Common Cents

Common Cents

Last Week…   … another significant twist in the ongoing rotation we’ve been tracking emerged.     A rotation in the pattern that has already been taking place, to be precise. We are now seeing the opposite effect as investors no longer head for ‘safety’...

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Some Good News

Some Good News

Covid-19 has had a devastating impact on the American economy.  However, many businesses were able to survive and even flourish either by expanding or adjusting their products or services to meet customer demand.  Let’s see what businesses have blossomed this year....

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Common Cents

Common Cents

Last Week…   … the market did a complete 180!     As we forecast (in spite of the widely unanticipated outcome and unsettled issues for some) the passing of election day and the hope of a vaccine - an optimistic view appears to have filled the greatest...

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Common Cents

Common Cents

Last Week…   … the market reflected the unease and stress of uncertainty around us.     Keep in mind that, while last week ended in a sell off, this week (through Wednesday morning), has advanced well beyond these negative numbers. As we write, the...

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Getting Organized

Getting Organized

Let’s start with a pop quiz.  Where are your important papers?  Your Will, Advanced Medical Directive or last year’s tax return?  Did you answer “I don’t know.”  For many that is exactly how you answered and if you didn’t, you get an A+.  Oh, the rest of us could...

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Common Cents

Common Cents

Last Week…   … saw a recurring pattern.     As seen earlier this fall, Mid and Small Value saw some progress, while all Growth took a step back Small Cap Value +1.15% and Mid Cap Value +1.97% Large Cap Growth -1.21%, Mid Cap Growth -0.88% and Small Cap...

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PERSISTENCE

PERSISTENCE

Today our country continues to grapple with a global pandemic.  Many Americans find themselves unable to shake the negative physical and emotional stress that has plagued them for months – and it’s difficult for many to see an end to the devastation.  But Americans...

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