August 2020

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find a total of 9 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.

Building a New Bull

The S&P 500 reached new highs last week causing some analysts to call this the fastest recovery from a bear market in history; however, this shows that many analysts are not looking at the whole p... read more..

Goodbye to a Legacy: Exxon Mobil

Goodbye to an Original DJIA MemberExxonMobil had been in the DJIA longer than any other stock, having been added on October 1, 1928.  S&P Dow Jones announced its reorganization of the Dow Jones... read more..

The Dow Jones Transport Average

The Dow Jones Transportation Average has been calculated on a real-time basis longer than any stock market index in the world. The Dow Jones Transportation Average has been calculated on a real-tim... read more..

When is the Best Time to Invest in the Stock Market?

Two people who tried to answer this question were Yale Hirsch and David Schwartz.  Both of them made an extensive analysis of temporal patterns in the stock market to determine whether you were b... read more..

The Dow Jones Industrial Average: The Blue Chip Index Beats The S&P 500

  The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) is one of the three key indices that are used to follow the United States Stock Market.  Although it includes only 30 stocks and is an average of stock prices... read more..

The Worst March in History!

  Not only did the Covid Crisis send stocks tumbling in March throughout the world, but it also created some of the worst monthly performances for the month of March in stock market history.  It is ve... read more..

Stocks Bounce Back in the Second Quarter

  So far the coronavirus has given investors a wild ride during the first half of the year.  Virtually every stock market in the world declined in value during the first quarter of 2020 and virtually ... read more..

Events in Time Anniversaries: August 2020

  25 years ago: August 1995 S&P 500: 561.88 (vs. 3351.28 in 08/2020) 10-year U.S. Government Bond Yield: 6.28% (vs. 0.57% in 08/2020) Gold: $382.35 (vs. $2067.15 in 08/2020) Oil: $17.895 (vs. $41.... read more..

Events in Time Anniversaries: July 2020

25 years ago: July 1995 S&P 500: 562.06 (vs. 3185.04 in 07/2020) 10-year U.S. Government Bond Yield: 6.45% (vs. 0.64% in 07/2020) Gold: $383.35 (vs. $1803.10 in 07/2020) Oil: $17.555 (vs. $4 read more..

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