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Navigating Uncharted Waters: The SPY’s Remarkable Rally and What History Tells Us

  As we approach the end of a tumultuous year, the SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY) has presented us with a rally that demands our attention. With the SPY surging approximately 15% from October 30 to November 24, 2023, it’s crucial to look back at historical trends to understand what may lie ahead. Comparing […]

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Market Slice: Down is Still Up

The “Lower Inflation” Gambit Inflation is showing signs of slowing, as this week’s CPI print came in slightly below the projected 7.2% year-over-year increase. This was enough to spark another mini-buying frenzy, with Monday’s market skying in anticipation of further dovish sentiment from the Fed on Wednesday. As we’ve seen repeatedly since this round of

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Market Slice: Happy Holidays?

  A Mixed Thanksgiving Bag  Black Friday shopping over las weekend sent conflicting signals to the markets. While online sales were reported to be over $9 billion, anecdotal reports from retailers – the numbers aren’t in yet – seem to indicate that brick-and-mortar sales were slow. Regardless of how much was or wasn’t spent, what

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Arriviste: How the Student Loan Forgiveness Program Can Boost Your Trading Portfolio

by Lauren Short An arriviste is an ambitious or ruthlessly self-seeking person, especially one who has recently acquired wealth. With the new student loan forgiveness program going into effect, it’s highly likely we will start seeing some more of these types of people entering the stock market with loaded trading portfolios.   The Student Loan

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