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Thu, 9 January 2020
Good times for investors, yes but...
According to Stock Trader’s Almanac when stocks finish the first 5 trading days higher, the S&P 500 has been positive 82% of the time at year-end with an average gain of about 14%. With 5 trading days on the books this year the S&P 500 has registered a gain of +.7%. Using history as a guide the odds solidly favor a plus year for stocks. 
Yet there are many uncertainties that could disrupt the markets in 2020 – geopolitical events, Federal Reserve policy, and the November election to name just a few. Through it all, Fortress will be on the watch.
Posted: 2:38 CST
2019 was a good year for investors; 2020 off to a
According to Stock Trader’s Almanac when stocks finish the first 5 trading days higher, the S&P 500 has been positive 82% of the time at year-end with an average gain of about 14%. With 5 trading days on the books this year the S&P 500 has registered a gain of +.7%. Using history as a guide the odds solidly favor a plus year for stocks. 
Yet there are many uncertainties that could disrupt the markets in 2020 – geopolitical events, Federal Reserve policy, and the November election to name just a few. Through it all, Fortress will be on the watch.
Posted: 2:36 CST

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