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What’s eating at these markets?

  • Written by David
  • August 4, 2011 at 8:37 am
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“America will always do the right thing, but only after exhausting all other options.” …Winston Churchill

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Don’t Think Today’s 219 Point Stock Market Rally Was a Good Thing

  • Written by David
  • November 4, 2010 at 6:53 pm
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As the US Federal Reserve continues to pump more money into the US economy in what is called ‘quantitative easing’ or more recently dub QE2, ‘risk assets’ (stocks, commodities etc) are being driven up in price (to multi-year highs) due to this new money being injected into the system. Note the article below where I [...]

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Welcome to David Gratke Wealth Advisors, LLC. Online

  • Written by David
  • May 20, 2010 at 9:17 am
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Here’s an update of my online initiatives for your use in planning the ‘perfect day’. Website: www.davidgratke.com The website offers access to general information on  David Gratke Wealth Advisors LLC, to include David’s professional background, his philosophy for investing, and the added value he brings to the wealth management process. You may also access his [...]

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Commentary | Where do the markets go from here?

  • Written by David
  • August 20, 2009 at 10:33 am
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Although world stock markets have made excellent ground in recovering past years’ losses as reported in the Financial Times article dated August 15, 2009, S&P surge beats post-war record (click to read article) I continue to remain cautious regarding the longer term outlook for the US and world financial markets. Since nearly 70% of the [...]

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