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Understanding the Value of Patience During Crisis

  The phone rang at 8 p.m. “We need you to go to our client’s office first thing in the morning,” said the insurance agent. “Their CEO was just killed in a plane crash.” I went online and watched horrific TV news coverage of a fiery crash of a private plane at a local...

Taking Stock

New Weeks, New Highs The market uptrend continues with stocks quietly making new highs on both the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500. Trading volume is up, signaling institutional buying support. The European Central Bank finally made a substantial cut in interest...

CEO Accomplished Much During Her Service

Editor, It has been my pleasure to serve on the Laguna Beach Community Foundation with Darrcy Loveland.  Darrcy was our president and chief executive officer and recently retired for family health reasons. Darrcy served the Community Foundation tirelessly for three years.  She...

Taking Stock

Buy The Dips, Sell The Bounces After what seemed like six months but was really six weeks, the stock market attempted to break its slide. No matter that it had climbed for three years before pausing, it still lifts spirits to see some up moves. These have so far lacked conviction...