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Wall Street Boom in 2019: S&P 500, Nasdaq
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Posted By: ladydawgfan, 12/31/2019 10:36:05 PM

Wall Street closed the books Tuesday on a blockbuster 2019 for stock investors, with the broader market delivering its best returns in six years. The S&P 500 finished with a gain of 28.9% for the year, its best annual performance since 2013, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 22.3%, led by Apple. Technology stocks led the way higher, vaulting 48%. That helped power the Nasdaq composite to a 35.3% gain for the year. Along the way, the three major indexes set more record highs than in 2018 and kept the longest bull market for stocks going.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: NotaBene 12/31/2019 10:57:48 PM (No. 275714)
Happy New Year to all at Lucianne! The NotaBenes.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Safari Man 1/1/2020 12:48:06 AM (No. 275733)
Brace for impact. The leftist billionaires will attempt to crash the markets, and blame Trump. Lookup “How Soros broke the Bank of England”. Its possible the “Plunge Protection Team” (look that up too) can thwart them, but maybe not.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Dodge Boy 1/1/2020 10:05:42 AM (No. 275893)
Indeed, a great Happy New Year to everyone at Lucianne.com! Not to be a wet blanket here, but, don't expect another blockbuster year in 2020 for stock investors. There are strong headwinds ahead economically and politically despite President Trump's best efforts. And the dims and the globalists will likely engineer a market crash and subsequent increasing unemployment later this year to try to cripple the President's re-election. Keep a close eye on Soros who nearly broke the Bank of England several years ago and is now banned from entering the UK. More collusion against Trump in 2020? You betchya. This time it will be global and nearly untraceable.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Kafka2 1/1/2020 10:27:19 AM (No. 275914)
Sadly, the Democrats and MSM will continue to try to talk us into a recession. They know if they can tank the economy, they can claim it is all President Trumps fault. They have never let the truth get in the way of a "big lie."
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Reply 5 - Posted by: JackBurton 1/1/2020 11:10:42 AM (No. 275943)
Part of the numbers being so good is the fact that the Fed raised rates 9 times following the Trump election and that was slowing down the economy. The fed announced several MORE rate increases, tanking the market at the end of 2018 with the market bottoming around Christmas. Trump took appropriate action (pointing out to the fed that they didn't need to raise rates to head off inflation) and the market, starting in January, took off. A better measure would be what the market did over the past two years. Don't get me wrong; the market was good. But I'm reminded of the man walking down the street hitting himself in the head with a ball peen hammer. When asked why he did that, he responded "It feels so good when I stop." 2019 felt good.
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