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February 21, 2019

Kaydan’s Commentary

by: Jim Kruzan, CFP®, CRPC®

The Markets Why did the stock market do that? The great mystery of stock markets reared its head last week. With no clear driver, the Dow Jones...

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February 11, 2019

Kruzan’s Commentary

by: Jim Kruzan, CFP®, CRPC®

The Markets Central banks take a turn. At its first policy meeting of 2019, the U.S. Federal Reserve changed direction. After four rate increases in...

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February 5, 2019

Kruzan’s Commentary

by: Jim Kruzan, CFP®, CRPC®

The Markets And, U.S. stock markets celebrated. Last week, the Federal Reserve put itself on hold. The Federal Open Market Committee met on...

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January 28, 2019

Kruzan’s Commentary

by: Jim Kruzan, CFP®, CRPC®

The Markets Like competitors who’ve completed a difficult section in an endurance race, U.S. stock investors took a breather last week. The...

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January 22, 2019

Kruzan’s Commentary

by: Jim Kruzan, CFP®, CRPC®

The Markets We’re off to a good start. Investors who remained steady during December’s wild ride are probably pleased with their decision as...

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January 14, 2019

Kruzan’s Commentary

by: Jim Kruzan, CFP®, CRPC®

The Markets People love rules of thumb. Sometimes, mental shortcuts are helpful. Other times they are not. When it comes to investing, seasonal...

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January 7, 2019

Kruzan’s Commentary

by: Jim Kruzan, CFP®, CRPC®

The Markets Investors will think of the last quarter of 2018 for years to come, but they won’t remember it fondly. The Economist described it like...

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December 31, 2018

Kruzan’s Commentary

by: Jim Kruzan, CFP®, CRPC®

The Markets Investing during the month of December was like traversing an icy mountain stream. It delivered a staggering shock to the senses that...

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December 17, 2018

Kruzan’s Commentary

by: Jim Kruzan, CFP®, CRPC®

The Markets Ouch! It never feels good when the stock market heads south, and that’s what happened last week. The Standard & Poor’s 500 Index...

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