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Mega-Caps Big Stocks Are Driving The Market

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Big Stocks Are Driving The Market In August 2018 Apple became the first company in America to be valued at more than $1 trillion. Since then, both Microsoft and Google have joined the ranks of trillion-dollar companies, with Amazon knocking at the door.   The rise of the “mega-caps” – as they’re referred to (a…

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Iran: Geopolitical Risk Creates Market Volatility

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Iran: Geopolitical Risk Creates Market Volatility On January 3 the U.S. attacked and killed Quasem Soleimani, Major General from Iran that the U.S. accused of plotting terror.   This surprising bout of uncertainty caused the stock market to pull back, while the price of oil and gold (a safe haven) rose strongly.  The biggest cause of…

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Stocks Have Had A Great Year

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Stocks Have Had A Great Year It’s hard to believe that 2019 is almost over! Just a year ago the stock market was in the midst of a 20% correction and investors were nervously wondering whether a recession was on the horizon for ’19. Turns out those worries were misplaced!     Through mid-December, the…

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