Santorini: the most famous of the Greek islands, with its crescent-shaped caldera, high cliffs draped by picturesque whitewashed villages, and stunning views of the volcanic islands and the azure waters of the Aegean Sea, can quite confidently lay claim to being one of the most beautiful places in the world. There’s really only one way to get there: by boat (or cruise ship). And once you arrive at the ferry port, to get to the top ridge of..Continue Reading >>
The stock market rebounded Monday morning after last Friday’s wild ride. Investors are breathing a sigh of relief after President Trump made some constructive comments on the trade negotiations with China during a press conference at the G7 meeting in France. However, we can’t declare that we’re out of the woods just yet. The sharp sell-off in stocks last Friday was caused by a dramatic escalation of the trade war between the U.S. and China...Continue Reading >>
As of this writing, the Dow Jones Industrial Average has plunged over 750 points. The NASDAQ and S&P 500 are both down close to 3%. Today’s decline is coming on the heels of last week’s 3% drop in the equity markets. Prior to last week, the markets had been flying high. Why the sudden change of sentiment?
The volatility began last week with the Fed’s move to lower interest rates. While the Fed’s decision to cut rates by a quarter of a..Continue Reading >>
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