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Thursday, October 19th, 2017 @ 4:50PM

30-Year Anniversary of “Black Monday” – Dow Down 23%

GARY D. HALBERT BETWEEN THE LINES Today is the 30th anniversary of “Black Monday,” October 19, 1987, when the Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged 508.3 points, or almost 23%, in that one day. It was and is the worst single day in US stock market history. At today’s lofty levels, a decline of 23%…

Friday, February 6th, 2015 @ 12:32PM

US Economy is Hamstrung by Shrinking Labor Force

Gary D. Halbert Between the Lines The US stock markets have been struggling since early December when we saw a near-1000-point plunge in the Dow. While the markets quickly recovered to a new all-time high late in the month, it has since been trending lower. Meanwhile, volatility is back with…

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013 @ 9:20PM

Stop Running Scared: Overcome Your Money-Management Phobia

By Dennis Miller A good friend who recently inherited a few million dollars asked: “Why am I scared to death?” The death that precipitated the inheritance aside, he should have been pleased with his new pile of dough. But managing a lot of money is nerve-racking, especially when it’s your…