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  • The Dow's record barely noticed

    Has the magic worn off? Despite all of the fanfare and fancy graphics from financial outlets, the public reaction to the Dow Jones Industrial Average reaching a new all-time nominal high seemed downright muted. Or as a recent radio caller said, "The...
  • Is it time to jump back into stocks?

    As the Dow Jones Industrial Average inches closer to the psychologically important level of 13,000, the S&P 500 reclaims almost all of the losses sustained since June 2008, and the NASDAQ nears its highest level in a decade, the chorus gets louder and...
  • Lessons from the 1987 stock market crash, 25 years later

    I remember clearly my first year as a gold options trader on the floor of the commodities exchange in New York, specifically October 19, 1987. The morning started with stock selling, lots of it, and ended with a day of historic losses. Twenty-five years...
  • Investment mistakes even smart investors make

    Everybody knows somebody who purports to be an investment maven. You might even like to consider yourself one. However, while we always hear about the winning picks these favored few make, we don't commonly hear about the mistakes. And, to hear Larry...
  • Investors urged to be careful but stay the course as the markets rollercoaster

    Investors urged to be careful but stay the course as the markets rollercoaster
    Financial planners have been trying to both warn and reassure nervous investors over the stock markets' recent plummets. In fact, CNBC financial guru, Suze Orman, who owns a home in North Broward, advised in a tweet that "these markets could continue...
  • Take your eyes off the gyrating stock markets and plan for the expected

    Take  your eyes off the gyrating stock markets and plan for the expected
    Investors should plan for the expected -- that will take away some stress from watching stocks in their 401k retirement plans gyrate with a roller coaster of a market, South Florida financial planners say. Markets opened Tuesday sharply down after the...
  • Worried over recent stock plunges? Get free advice at online chat

    Worried over recent stock plunges? Get free advice at online chat
    Stocks fell even further Monday after the market plunged into bear market at the end of the third quarter. The Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged 2.4 percent while the S&P dropped 2.9 percent, a new low for this year. That has many South Floridians...
  • The rewards of patience: Stocks rebounding from last summer's plunges

    The rewards of patience: Stocks rebounding from last summer's plunges
    South Florida financial planners were right to advise patience during the dog days of summer when the stock market flirted with a bear market. Now the Dow Jones Industrial Average ended Friday above 12000 or up more than 1 percent for the week....
  • Report: Fed lifts markets on rate outlook

    Report: Fed lifts markets on rate outlook
    The Wall Street Journal reports the Federal Reserve can still wow markets, with Chairman Ben Bernanke's low-rate announcement Wednesday setting blue-chip stocks to an eight-month high. The newspaper reported that stocks, bonds and commodities jumped...
  • Another 'lost decade' for Florida's middle class?

    Another 'lost decade' for Florida's middle class?
    Many middle-class families in high unemployment states like Florida will likely have to struggle longer to regain the income they had more than a decade ago, according to a report released Tuesday. The Washington-based Economic Policy Institute predicted...
  • A Spinoff Company Nurtures Its Assets

    A Spinoff Company Nurtures Its Assets
    Everyone is treated like an important part of the company at Virtus Investment Partners, the Hartford-based asset management firm that spun off from The Phoenix Cos. five years ago. And that's not just lip service at the fast-growing asset management...