Monthly Archives: May 2012

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Sell in May … Go Away?

Does the old stock market cliché have any credibility in 2012? An old stock market dictum says that spring is for profit-taking, or at least a time to reduce your exposure to equities. In the classic market psychology, you “sell in May and go away” with the belief that stock prices will plateau or retreat…
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Weekly Economic Update May 14, 2012

  CONSUMER SENTIMENT HITS A 4-YEAR PEAK May’s initial Thomson Reuters/University of Michigan consumer sentiment survey came in with an index reading of 77.8, the highest mark since January 2008. The current economic conditions sub-index rose to 87.3 from last month’s final 82.9 reading. Descending oil and gas prices may have been factors promoting some…
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Weekly Economic Update May 7, 2012

UNEMPLOYMENT DOWN TO 8.1% The jobless rate dipped 0.1% in April, but Wall Street didn’t exactly cheer about it as just 115,000 non-farm jobs were added to the economy. Economists polled by Briefing.com thought payrolls would expand by 162,000. The Dow fell 168 points Friday on the news. On the bright side, job gains across…
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