Black Friday was supposed to be a quiet, generally optimistic day. Seasonally we're in a very strong period for the stock market. Consumer spending has been strong. Earnings have been "better than expected". Thanksgiving travel was supposed to exceed 2019 levels. Christmas travel and spending was supposed to set records.
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The nearly 6% drop in the S&P 500 on Thursday obviously surprised a lot of people. Over the last two weeks we saw some very big name firms allocate a large amount of money to stocks – specifically small cap stocks. This large influx of cash and the broadening
October has been a tough month for the stock market. Here’s a brief explanation of what caused the sell-off, what is likely to happen going forward, how SEM’s models have reacted, & what you should be doing right now.
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So something happened Wednesday & continued on Thursday. Something that seems to be completely out of the ordinary over the past 10 years of bullish markets. A 3% one-day S&P 500 drop will surely halt the record gains that the economy has been
Back in February during the 10 day S&P 500 correction I introduced an analogy about speeding (click here to read it.) Back then the “car in the median” was inflation. My conclusion then was it was not a cop, but enough people were racing along at