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Minor Ding from Market Decline
9:57:15 PM| 11/19/2017
By Jim Brown | The portfolio dipped slightly on the Wednesday market drop but recovered into the weekend.

Good Week Despite Market Decline
9:41:42 PM| 11/12/2017
By Jim Brown | Our portfolio rose again despite the market drop on Thursday.

Another Week, New Records
5:37:04 PM| 11/5/2017
By Jim Brown | The big cap indexes continue to make new highs as earnings beat estimates.

Another Successful Week
6:38:02 PM| 10/29/2017
By Jim Brown | The Nasdaq and S&P closed at new highs thanks to tech earnings.

Dow Surging
7:53:42 PM| 10/22/2017
By Jim Brown | The Dow is booming thanks in part to one of our positions.

Market Keeps Going and Going
9:15:43 PM| 10/15/2017
By Jim Brown | We did lose one position last week but the market highs are lifting the rest of the portfolio.

Earnings COST Us Some Money
6:40:44 PM| 10/8/2017
By Jim Brown | The Costco earnings drop was painful but it was just one of 16 positions.

Another Good Week
7:55:41 PM| 10/1/2017
By Jim Brown | It was a good week despite some adjustments to tech positions.

Good Run in Progress
9:54:41 PM| 9/24/2017
By Jim Brown | We are racking up some nice gains in a normally volatile month.

Bull Market Breakout
7:06:23 PM| 9/17/2017
By Jim Brown | Contrary to normal September trends, the indexes rallied to new highs.

Minor Profit Taking
8:42:16 PM| 9/10/2017
By Jim Brown | The markets faded from the Monday highs but never strayed far from those highs.

Surprising Rebound
6:02:05 PM| 9/3/2017
By Jim Brown | The market rebounded from the North Korean missile dip on Tuesday and never stopped.

Refusal to Decline
6:54:08 PM| 8/27/2017
By Jim Brown | The market spiked on Tuesday and remained flat the rest of the week as it refused to decline.

Repeat Rebound
7:01:58 PM| 8/20/2017
By Jim Brown | The markets crashed the prior Thursday and rebounded on Monday. Could we have a repeat this week?

One-Day Wonder
10:38:33 PM| 8/13/2017
By Jim Brown | The markets crashed on Thursday, were flat on Friday but Monday could be bullish.

Divergent Markets
10:47:58 PM| 8/6/2017
By Jim Brown | The Dow rallied but the Nasdaq and Russell declined. The S&P was flat.

Rocky Market
7:29:29 PM| 7/30/2017
By Jim Brown | Everything was looking good on Wednesday but the outlook changed on Thursday.

Good Week for Equities
9:42:43 PM| 7/23/2017
By Jim Brown | We had another good week despite continues weakness in energy.

Energy Still a Drag
7:14:24 PM| 7/16/2017
By Jim Brown | Despite the rebound in oil prices and energy equities, they are still the worst performers.

Ready for Earnings
7:12:44 PM| 7/9/2017
By Jim Brown | Now that the holiday volatility is behind us we are positioned for Q2 earnings.

6:44:34 PM| 7/2/2017
By Jim Brown | Unexpected volatility appeared and the Nasdaq closed at a 5-week low.

Bring On the Window Dressing
9:42:53 PM| 6/25/2017
By Jim Brown | This is quarter end window dressing week. Big cap techs should do well.

Trading Sideways
9:20:36 PM| 6/18/2017
By Jim Brown | The flash crash rebound failed with a retest of the lows but the indexes are holding in a sideways pattern.

Tech Pothole
8:56:27 PM| 6/11/2017
By Jim Brown | The big cap tech rally hit a pothole on Friday that turned into a mini flash crash.

Bulls in Charge
6:56:09 PM| 6/4/2017
By Jim Brown | The post-holiday week started off slow but ended with a bang.

Calm Week, Positive Markets
9:05:08 PM| 5/28/2017
By Jim Brown | The pre-holiday week was calm despite the Fed minutes and some economic reports with lower than expected numbers.

Worst Nightmare
9:21:02 PM| 5/21/2017
By Jim Brown | A severe two-day market crash and rebound is the worst nightmare for long-term investors.

Dow Fading
12:29:00 AM| 5/15/2017
By Jim Brown | The Nasdaq continues to support the market but the Dow is fading.

Earnings Volatility
8:40:36 PM| 5/7/2017
By Jim Brown | Several stocks in the portfolio suffered negative volatility during the week.

Making Changes
8:21:31 PM| 4/30/2017
By Jim Brown | We have several changes this week with two positions being closed for a gain.

Good Week for LEAPS
9:39:41 PM| 4/23/2017
By Jim Brown | Last week was good for the portfolio with some laggards finally starting to surge.

Volatility Returned
12:51:53 AM| 4/17/2017
By Jim Brown | The calm expected in the market did not return as geopolitical events combined to push equities lower.

Calm Market Ahead?
9:19:00 PM| 4/9/2017
By Jim Brown | The coming week could be the calmest of the month with very few headlines to rock the market.

Continued Uncertainty
7:10:56 PM| 4/2/2017
By Jim Brown | The markets posted minor gains for the week with the Dow only rising +0.3%.

Mixed Markets
10:24:39 PM| 3/26/2017
By Jim Brown | The markets are looking toppy and individual stocks are starting to weaken.

Another Good Week
11:47:58 PM| 3/19/2017
By Jim Brown | Considering the markets traded flat for the week we saw some nice gains in individual positions.

Just Passing Time
10:08:41 PM| 3/12/2017
By Jim Brown | Investors had little interest in buying or selling last week as they wait for the headline storm next week.

FOMO Trade in Progress
9:50:21 PM| 3/5/2017
By Jim Brown | The FOMO trade is alive and well but eventually the urgency will pass.

Good Week for Longs
7:28:29 PM| 2/26/2017
By Jim Brown | Nobody can complain about a market making new highs and many stocks making highs when the market was negative.

Bears Hibernating
7:17:19 PM| 2/19/2017
By Jim Brown | The markets continue to set new highs with every minor dip quickly bought.

Bullish Sentiment Rising
5:49:15 PM| 2/12/2017
By Jim Brown | With all but one major index closing at a new high on Friday the bulls are moving into stampede mode.

Nasdaq New High
8:55:40 PM| 2/5/2017
By Jim Brown | The big cap tech stocks managed to make a new high on Friday.

Tech Running Away
5:19:59 PM| 1/29/2017
By Jim Brown | Tech stocks led the market most of the week but short covering on the Dow was a big help

No Material Movement
9:17:35 PM| 1/22/2017
By Jim Brown | The markets moved sideways last week ahead of the inauguration event risk.

Tech Stocks Flying
6:07:50 PM| 1/15/2017
By Jim Brown | The big cap techs extended their gains and we have no complaints.

Decent Week
6:52:46 PM| 1/8/2017
By Jim Brown | The major indexes flirted with new highs and there were no big stock declines.

Dow Weakness
7:30:07 PM| 1/2/2017
By Jim Brown | The weakness in the Dow was felt in our Dow stock LEAP positions.

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