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VIDEO: On the ‘Road’ to Investment Success

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The Most Hated Rally I’ve Ever Seen – Here’s What Has the Market Up

David B. Armstrong, CFA Weekly Market Commentary, Weekly Market Commentary Page 17

I don’t know what it is, but it seems that everyone I casually chat with is sour about this rally. I’m not sure if it’s because people are in cash, if it’s because they are over-weighted to sectors that are not up as much as the market, or if it is because they are just sour about a lot of …

Off the Wall Blog

Why the Market is Whipsawing

David B. Armstrong, CFA Weekly Market Commentary, Weekly Market Commentary Page 16

The 2016 stock market sell-off has had the attention of everyone with investments and/or a TV. I never want to come off as flippant about losses, but it’s also important to have some perspective on the actual losses. HISTORICALLY, the sell-off in the S&P 500 Index has been relatively ordinary so far, down just under 9%.  Check out the numbers …

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Special Report – The Reason the Market is Down

David B. Armstrong, CFA Weekly Market Commentary, Weekly Market Commentary Page 16

The reason the market is down is because there are more sellers than buyers. The question is, who are the sellers? For starters, it should not be you. I’m not trying to be flippant here, I’m just trying to make a point that is straight forward and easier to read than the gobbledygook that you will read in the press. …

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Consider These 7 Things Before You Invest

Cathleen Phelps Featured Articles, Featured Articles Page 16

Novice investors need to keep their long-term goals in mind when starting their portfolios. Investing and planning for the future can be a daunting task. There are so many factors to consider in creating and managing your portfolio and you may find it difficult to find a financial professional you trust for unbiased advice. That’s why Monument, as an independent registered …