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  • Great Book

    Originally published in May 1998: Stocks have gotten way ahead of the fundamentals (earnings, dividends, book value, you name it). Right now the only reason they’re going up is...

    • Posted September 15, 2006
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  • The Beardstown Bamboozlers

    Originally published in April 1998: The market has shown incredible strength….but it probably won’t last much longer. The riskiness of equities has increased significantly in the last couple of...

    • Posted September 15, 2006
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  • Internet Resources

    Originally published in March 1998: The economic growth experienced over the decade of the 90’s has been impressive. But as this century comes to a close the situation surrounding...

    • Posted August 28, 2006
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  • Lessons From the Investing Legends

    Originally published in February 1998: The market continues to digest the news of Asia and the president’s image problem. Of these two concerns, the greater risk to prosperity by...

    • Posted August 18, 2006
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  • Pessimism Breeds Investment Failure

    Originally published in January 1998: 1997 has flown by. The “real world” portfolios made acceptable gains, but couldn’t come close to matching the 31 percent return of the S&P...

    • Posted August 17, 2006
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  • Technology Spawns Wealth

    Originally published in December 1997: Writing this newsletter is a chore some months, but I have found a way to make it easier and probably even more informative. The...

    • Posted August 14, 2006
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  • Treasure of the Sierra Madre

    Originally published in November 1997: Despite the recent weakness triggered by Asian currency devaluations and fears of more to come, the U.S. market should continue to forge ahead.  It...

    • Posted August 12, 2006
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  • Lagging Results

    Originally published in October 1997: The market recently broke out of its trading range, if you ignore the DJIA. Expect the upside action to continue as the year ends....

    • Posted August 8, 2006
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  • UPS Strike Settlement, Bad Precedent…

    Originally published in September 1997: The market has had a pretty big hiccup over the last few weeks. However, the Dow should experience support around the 7400 area which...

    • Posted August 6, 2006
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  • Big Stocks Still Surprise

    Originally published in August 1997: Bill Clinton, as well as Alan Greenspan, are going to come out of this renaissance period looking like a couple of the most brilliant...

    • Posted August 4, 2006
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