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“October. This is one of the peculiarly dangerous months to speculate in stocks.”

Kerr Financial Group Kildare Asset Mgt. Jeffrey J. Kerr, CFA Newsletter October 22, 2018 – DJIA = 25,444 – S&P 500 = 2,767 – Nasdaq = 7,449   “October.  This is one of the peculiarly dangerous months to speculate in stocks.” This was written by Mark Twain in his novel “Pudd’nhead Wilson”.  Twain underlines how […]

What a Long Strange Trip It’s Been

Kerr Financial Group Kildare Asset Mgt. Jeffrey J. Kerr, CFA Newsletter September 24, 2018 – DJIA = 26,743 – S&P 500 = 2,929 – Nasdaq = 7,986 What a Long Strange Trip It’s Been[i]   As summer faded to autumn last week, the Dow Jones Industrial Average set a new record for the first time […]

Life is a clue in a crossword

Kerr Financial Group Kildare Asset Mgt. Jeffrey J. Kerr, CFA Newsletter August 13, 2018 – DJIA = 25,313 – S&P 500 = 2,833 – Nasdaq = 7,839   “Life is a clue in a crossword”[i] Current economic and capital market analysis is like doing a crossword puzzle.  Some developments have multiple intersections with other events […]

Extra, Extra Read All About It

Kerr Financial Group Kildare Asset Mgt. Jeffrey J. Kerr, CFA Newsletter April 30, 2018 – DJIA = 24,311 – S&P 500 = 2,669 – Nasdaq = 7,119 “Extra, Extra, Read All About It”   To borrow a phrase from Ron Burgundy, last week was kind of a big deal.  In the financial markets, we saw […]