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Will White House Scandals Derail the Stock Market?

Here is a nice article provided by Anne Kates Smith of Kiplinger:


By Anne Kates Smith, Senior Editor, From Kiplinger's Personal Finance, August 2017


Investors are wondering if the stock market’s Trump bump could morph into the Trump slump as questions continue to swirl around the White House regarding its Russia connections. It’s a high-stakes concern. Since President Trump’s election in November, stocks have risen 14% on high hopes for the president’s pro-business agenda, which includes corporate tax cuts and regulatory rollbacks. But policy has been overshadowed by probes in Congress and in the Justice Department.

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Weather vs. Climate

Here is a nice article provided by Jim Parker of Dimensional Fund Advisors: 

Notice how TV news bulletins put finance next to the weather report? In each, talking heads point at charts and intone about intraday events that are quickly forgotten. Meanwhile, the long-term wealth building story gets overlooked.  Read the full article by clicking here:

 Weather vs. Climate.pdf





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