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New bull market turns one!

Going back to World War II, in every instance the S&P 500 was up significantly the first year of the new bull market. On average the first-year annual performance was more than 40%. The good news is the gains continued in year two, as stocks were also up the second year of a new bull market every single time. The average was up a solid 17% in year two.

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The GameStop Stop

With the ongoing GameStop saga, we see a new development in the stock market: small Mainstreet traders taking on the big Wall Street Hedge funds and winning - at least for a while. Let's take a look at what occurred and what this may mean for the market and investors.

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The Arithmetic of Loss

If you played King of the Hill as a child, you'll remember the goal was to beat the other kids to the top. Not easy (at least it wasn't for me). But going down the hill was a breeze. The other kids and gravity were always ready to help! It's easier to go down than up - this is the world of physics. The principle for how this applies to investments is called the Arithmetic of Loss. The math: losses hurt more than gains help. For example, losing 5% is more negative than gaining 5% is positive.

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