Monthly Archives: January 2016

The U.S. Stock Market – January 2016

The Dow Jones Industrial Average ( DJIA ) closed down 5.5% for the entire month of January, 2016.  The S&P 500 closed down 5% for the entire month of January, 2016.  The NASDAQ closed down 14.5% for the entire month of … Continue reading

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Laughter – Part 3

” Suppose you were an idiot.  And suppose you were a member of Congress.  But then I repeat myself. ”    Mark Twain

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Ted Cruz – The Wrong Choice For Republicans and Americans

I am a registered independent with many conservative ideals.  I left the republican party about ten years ago because the republican congressional crooks were no different from the democrat congressional crooks. President Richard Nixon said: ” Your President is not … Continue reading

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A Wise Saying – Part 136

” We are repeating 2008.  The root cause of the crisis is different this time… In 2008, it was the subprime crisis in America.  This time, it is China and the deflationary forces it is transmitting to the rest of … Continue reading

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Laughter – Part 2

I went to a bookstore and asked the saleswoman where was the Self-Help Section and she said if she told me, it would defeat the purpose.              George Carlin

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Appalling British Petition Against Donald Trump

I am an American born in the U.S.  My parents and grandparents were also born in the U.S.  I am an American of English, Scottish, Irish, and Welsh ancestry. I am registered as an independent voter in the U.S. because … Continue reading

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Laughter – Part 1

Will Rogers was an American humorist.  The following are some of his most notable quotes. 1) Never slap a man who’s chewing tobacco.   2) Always drink upstream from the herd.    3) Never miss a good chance to shut up.    4) … Continue reading

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The U.S. Stock Market – 2016 Week 3

After the first two weeks of trading in 2016, the U.S. Stock Market was down significantly.  At the end of week 2, the DJIA was down 8.2%; the S&P 500 was down 8%; and the NASDAQ was down a stunning … Continue reading

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The U.S. Stock Market – 2016 Week 2

After the first week of trading in 2016, the U.S. Stock market was down significantly. For review: After the first week of trading, the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( DJIA ) was down 6.2%; the S&P 500 was down 5.92%; … Continue reading

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The U.S. Stock Market – 2016 Week 1

In the first week of 2016, the U.S. Stock market was down significantly.  The Dow Jones Industrial Average ( DJIA ) lost 1,079 points.  The S&P 500 Index lost 121 points.  The NASDAQ lost 346 points. The same data on … Continue reading

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