Economic Review and Market Outlook Despite an unfolding economic slowdown, a market that is long overdue for a decline, and a real estate market that continues to deteriorate, the stock markets continue to do OK. In the past few months I have come to believe that the stock markets are benefiting from investors who are fleeing real estate and need another place to put their money.
Don’t Get Railroaded by Wall Street Stock market investing isn’t always as easy as it seemed in the 1990s. Over 200 years of stock market history shows us that there have been seven generation-long bear markets that averaged 14 years in length, during which times money in the stock market generally lost purchasing power. Buy-and-Hold investors often suffer huge losses during these periods, yet traditional financial