The way the markets work these days, it’s enough to force a lot of us out. In reality, we may not really be in the game.
The Mindful Market Mavens are an informal investment group. They aren’t stockbrokers or portfolio managers, but simply a group of women wanting to learn about the stock market.
The DOW tumbled 519 points on Wall Street on Wednesday. It’s lost more than 2,000 points in less than three weeks. Both the NASDAQ and the S&P were also down sharply.
The stock market has been swinging low and high all week. The volatility index is often called the fear factor in the stock market.
However, while our experiences are basically local, national events that may not directly impact us, seem to affect our mood much faster, and to a much greater degree.
It doesn’t appear that Congress in recent weeks has been paying attention to the issues that really drive the economy, CBSDenver.com blogger Dominic Dezzutti writes.