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I am a securities trader who holds a BSIT degree and an MCSE certification from Microsoft. I consider myself to be a buy-side analyst and investor who favors a mix of quality dividend paying stocks and individual corporate bonds. I often utilize options strategies to make stock trades and/or to... More
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  • Déjà Vu All Over Again -- Is The S&P 500 Stuck In A Sideways Trading Pattern?
    "Maybe God isn't omnipotent. Maybe he's just been around so long, he knows everything."

    For those who may be familiar with the movie, the above quote comes from Bill Murray's character Phil Connors in Groundhog Day. For those who are not familiar with the movie, it is about a weatherman (a rather not nice character at first) who is given an opportunity to relive one day in his life over and over again until he finally learns to better himself - and, eventually find love. During one scene in the movie, an exasperated Phil Connors exclaims to his love interest (portrayed by Andie MacDowell) that "Maybe God isn't…" Essentially, the scene is a take on the old adage that history repeats itself and that if you live long enough you will be able to predict the future.

    While catching-up on some reading this past weekend, I discovered (more)

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  • Personal Income Flat, Inflation And Consumer Spending Down

    For the month of April, the Commerce Department reported today that personal income was flat, inflation was down 0.3 percent due to (more)

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  • Diversify, Diversify, Diversify

    It is without doubt that the U.S. stock market has been one of the greatest wealth generators over the past fifty-three years, but it has been a rocky ride for some. Market movements, whether up or down, never occur in a straight line, and, as can be seen in the above graphic, the S&P 500 has seen (more)

    May 30 9:43 AM | Link | Comment!
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