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October 19, 2020
Dividend Paying Strategies Have Lagged This Year, Now An Opportunity?
One unique aspect of the difficult economic environment that followed the virus mandated shutdown, was the underperformance of high quality dividend paying…
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October 6, 2020
Earnings Support Market's Recent Move Higher
The one thing investor know about company earnings reports is it is a rearview mirror look on what has occurred on a quarterly or annual basis. This backward…
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September 30, 2020
Chicago Business Barometer Surges
Today's release of the Chicago Business Barometer for September jumped 11.2 points to 62.4. This is further evidence of an economy that is rebounding strongly…
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September 28, 2020
Higher Unemployment Level As Some States Are Slower To Reopen
Improvement is being made in the job market as the continuing claims data and unemployment rate continue to decline. In addition to the continuing claims…
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September 24, 2020
Individual Investor Sentiment Not Matching Actions
The American Association of Individual Investor's Sentiment Survey release for the week ending 9/23/2020 showed bullish investor sentiment fell 7.1 percentage…
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September 20, 2020
Here We Go Again: Value To Finally Outperform Growth?
So far for most of the month of September, the large cap value stock space has outperformed large cap growth. Since the end of the financial crisis of 2008…
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September 17, 2020
Mega Cap Stocks Run Into A Headwind
The first two days of September saw the S&P 500 Index get off to a nice positive start, up 2.29% on a price only basis. Since then though the market has…
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September 8, 2020
Small Business Optimism, And Importantly Hiring Plans, Remains Favorable
The NFIB Small Business Optimism Index for August was reported at 100.2, which is a 1.4 increase over July's reading. The NFIB report notes seven of the 10…
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September 6, 2020
The Stock Market And Economy Seem To Be In Sync
There are times when I write a blog article and I remind readers the stock market and the economy are not the same. By that, I mean the stock market sometimes…
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August 29, 2020
Stock Prices Reflecting A Resumption In Earnings Growth
One factor about the equity market is its movements are often influenced by expectations. Economic news that is reported better than those expectations can…
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August 17, 2020
So Far Not A Year For The Dogs Of The Dow
This year has not been a good one for the Dogs of the Dow strategy. A number of reasons can be cited, like energy sector weakness and both Chevron (CVX) and…
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August 15, 2020
A Healing Job Market
With over 15 million individuals unemployed based on Thursday's jobs report and an additional 10.7 million individuals receiving Pandemic Unemployment…
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