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Without Pain, There’s No Gain In The Stock Market

According to Lipper data, investors moved over $190 billion into money-market funds in the final quarter of 2018—the biggest dash to cash since 2008. How many got back in to catch the best January rally in over 30 years? Whipsaws are painful. And all too common in the stock market. Another example: Apple issued a profit warning after the market ... Read More »

The Guardian view on the Irish election: economic pain for no political gain

The voters don’t do gratitude, self-pitying politicians are wont to moan. For technocratic admirers of Dublin’s outgoing Fine Gael/Labour coalition, the Irish election of 2016 has proved the point. In 2011, a near-bankrupt and recently bailed-out republic turned to Enda Kenny as a new broom, and his government enjoyed a record majority. Five years on, the economy is growing at ... Read More »