Date: October 2013

4 posts in October 2013

18Oct

Doctor, what’s the Prognosis?!

At Astor, we have an analogy we like to use from time to time to put into perspective our view of economic/political/fiscal, etc. events and how the market and economy may react to them. When a healthy person contracts pneumonia, they get sick no question, but through normal processes of the immune system, they resume…

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8Oct

“Debt Ceiling Worries Press U.S. Stocks Lower” – 4traders article ft. Bryan Novak

U.S. stocks extended recent losses as the continuing stalemate in Washington prompted stepped-up selling from investors looking to cash out of the market after a year of big gains. (READ MORE…)

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8Oct

“Stocks Finish Lower as Stalemate Drags On” – WSJ article ft. Bryan Novak

Stock investors stepped up the pace of selling Tuesday, sending major market indexes to their lowest levels in more than a month amid the stalemate in Washington. (READ MORE…)

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8Oct

“LinkedIn, Tesla, Netflix: ‘Momentum’ Plays Get Bruised Tuesday by Debt Ceiling Concerns” – WSJ article ft. Bryan Novak

What goes up a lot, must come down a lot. Amid a sea of red in the stock market Wednesday, some of the names seeing the biggest losses are stocks that have been huge winners this year, favorites of the so-called momentum crowd. (READ MORE…)

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