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HFG Perspective: May

May 3, 2014

So far, the stock market in 2014 has been one with a lot of churn and not a lot of return. On the bright side, there hasn’t been much in the way of loss either.

What do we mean by, “a lot of churn and not a lot of return?” Specifically, there are a lot of individual stocks that have either gone way up or way down this year. The major stock indexes like the S&P 500, however, have been bouncing around between slightly up and slightly down all year, but for the most part, have remained in virtually unchanged territory for much of the year. (more…)