Special Investment Update – August 15, 2017

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Dear Clients and Friends, As we stressed in the past, risks are mounting for Wall Street’s long-running and rapidly aging bull. Our defensive strategy does not require us to sell all of our stocks – far from it. In fact, we have continued to buy dividend-rich securities for projected returns in excess of 10%. However, we have and will continue … Read More

Special Investment Update – May 25, 2017

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Dear Clients & Friends, Ninety-eight months and counting! Key U.S. stock indexes touched fresh all-time highs in mid-May, cementing the post-2009 bull market as the second-longest in the nation’s history. While it would be nice to believe the good times will roll forever, common sense suggests otherwise. Almost 48 weeks have now elapsed since the last 5% pullback in the … Read More

Special Investment Update – February 10, 2017

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SPECIAL INVESTMENT UPDATE Dear Clients & Friends, Donald Trump’s November victory took Wall Street by surprise. From Election Day to January 19, President in-waiting Donald Trump teased the media and tweeted up a storm. But now, President-elect Trump is President Trump. He’s making real decisions with the force of the law. Obviously, Trump is a man with no small ego. … Read More

Special Investment Update – October 31, 2016

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SPECIAL INVESTMENT UPDATE Dear Clients & Friends, Soon the election will be over! For investors, that means the end is in sight for the nagging uncertainty that has held the stock market back, so far, from launching into its traditional 4th quarter rally. Even though government policies will differ somewhat depending on which presidential candidate wins, history shows that the … Read More

Special Investment Update – August 10, 2016

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SPECIAL INVESTMENT UPDATE August 10, 2016 Dear Clients and Friends, The financial markets are acting a little confused these days. Stocks, bonds, oil and the dollar all seem unsure of themselves, limping around indecisively from one trading session to the next. Over the past several weeks, the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index has traded in its narrowest range since September … Read More