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Bernie Madoff

You should be ware of an investment-related news story, and I want to assure you that your investments with Del Monte Group will not be affected by this story in any way. As you may have heard, on Thursday, December 11th Bernard L. Madoff, of Madoff Investment Securities LLC, was arrested in what prosecutors say […]

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Market Update

Well, it was sure nice while it lasted. The last five trading days of November saw the biggest percentage rise in the stock markets in 75 years, leading many investors to hope that the market meltdown might finally have ended. The S&P 500 Index shot up 19.1% from November 21st through last Friday, the 28th, […]

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Market Update

The markets continue to be very choppy and volatile, sending shivers down the spines of investors around the world. Triple digit daily gains and losses in the Dow Jones Industrial Average (Dow) seem to be the rule in recent months, as is normal during periods of big change. However, if we take a step back […]

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Market Update

The stock markets continue to be very volatile and on Tuesday, October 28th they unexpectedly exploded upward through the 9000 level on the Dow Jones Industrial Average. So far the intra-day low below 8000 that was set on October 10th continues to hold, but it’s still possible we could go below that before this is […]

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Market Update

Since Saturday, I’ve been attending the annual Financial Planning Association Conference here in Boston. As always, I’ve learned lots of great new things, but that is for another time. Yesterday, the stock markets around the world had another very rocky day, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropping as much as 800 points before clawing […]

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