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From Greg’s Desk

Quarterly Market Outlook

By From Greg's Desk, Quarterly Update, Uncategorized


Greg Carr, April 7, 2020

Quote for the Day:  “Look at market fluctuations as your friend rather than your enemy; profit from folly rather than participate in it.”  -Warren Buffett

Summary: Stocks around the world have been in turmoil since mid-Feb. due to concerns over Covid-19 and its potential effect on the economy. We are not sure how long this will last. But it will end at some point and our economy and markets will recover. In the meantime, government policymakers have pledged to do everything they can to shield the economy from a deeper recession. Read More

From Greg’s Desk: March Outlook

By Economic Outlook, From Greg's Desk, Monthly Update

March 7, 2018

Summary: As forecast in my 2018 Outlook, markets have seen a return to “normal” this year with increased volatility and an expected correction in the stock market. Despite the recent correction and volatility, this does not signal the end of the bull market which will likely continue for another year, or two. International markets, many still in earlier stages of the economic cycle, continue to look like a bright spot for continued growth. But with the economy now in its mature stage and inflation and other factors now at play, we cannot rule out a recession coming sooner than we expect.

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From Greg’s Desk: David Letterman, Jesus, and a Clarified Mission

By From Greg's Desk

“There are three things that I know for a fact in the world,” David Letterman recently said after receiving the 2017 Mark Twain Prize for Humor. “These are universal. Absolutely universal. 1) If somebody comes up to you with a bag of M&M’s, pours out a handful in your hand, automatically, you will start doing this (shaking hand back and forth). Absolutely no control over that. You’ll be doing this before you know it. 2) If you pull a nose out of your hair…er…a hair out of your nose, I don’t care if you do it a hundred times, each time you will sneeze. And 3) if you help someone, in any way, big or small, automatically you will feel good about yourself. Those are the three things that I know. And I’ve seen a guy pull a nose out of his hair. Years ago at the fair”.


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