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If you track the markets, then you know the Standard & Poor's 500 Index has been on a merry-go-round since Aug. 4.
Since that date , the S&P 500 has been stuck in a 10% trading range – between about 1,100 and 1,200. In other words, the index goes down 100 points, then goes up 100 points – in a sort of déjà vu cycle that gets repeated over and over.
Indeed, the S&P has made that frustrating round trip a mind-numbing six times in the past eight weeks.
It's enough to drive any investor out of stocks and to the sidelines. It's understandable if you're considering an early exit yourself.
But if you don't mind a little advice, let us just say this: You shouldn't let a confused market confuse your investing strategy.
And thanks to Private Briefing, now you don't have to.
Each and every day, Money Morning Executive Editor Bill Patalon III consults with some of the world's greatest investment experts – experienced investors who can see past such near-term distractions – to spot longer-term profit trends.
They share those observations with Patalon.
And in Private Briefing, he shares them with you.
Since its Aug. 11 inception, the U.S. stock market has moved up, down and sideways – sometimes all in the same day. But Private Briefing has accumulated an impressive track record of winners.
So when that directionless trading trend abates – as it ultimately has to – Private Briefing readers will be positioned for maximum profits.
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About the Author
David Zeiler, Associate Editor for Money Morning at Money Map Press, has been a journalist for more than 35 years, including 18 spent at The Baltimore Sun. He has worked as a writer, editor, and page designer at different times in his career. He's interviewed a number of well-known personalities - ranging from punk rock icon Joey Ramone to Apple Inc. co-founder Steve Wozniak.
Over the course of his journalistic career, Dave has covered many diverse subjects. Since arriving at Money Morning in 2011, he has focused primarily on technology. He's an expert on both Apple and cryptocurrencies. He started writing about Apple for The Sun in the mid-1990s, and had an Apple blog on The Sun's web site from 2007-2009. Dave's been writing about Bitcoin since 2011 - long before most people had even heard of it. He even mined it for a short time.
Dave has a BA in English and Mass Communications from Loyola University Maryland.