I Can’t Take Another 2008!

October 29, 2014, by John Norris

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Some Common Cents for October 17th 2014

October 21, 2014, by John Norris

The Ebola virus or ISIS? You have to choose one. Which is it? Which of these two keeps you up at night? After all, if the Doomsday scenarios for both are accurate, they will both bring, well, Doomsday to our planet or at least our way of life. Sort of lost in the headlines this week was what I would consider a somewhat disturbing story. On October 12, The Wall Street Journal reported a consortium...

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John Norris’ latest contribution to CNN Money…

October 17, 2014, by John Norris

I'm going to come right out and say it. This market sell-off is ugly. It's not fun. It's scary. But now it's time to take a deep breath and relax. (And not look at your 401(k) balance.) We've been through this before. It's not the end of the world. It may not even be the end of the bull market that's been going on for more than five-and-a-half years. 2008 was ten times scarier than...

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Some Common Cents for October 10th 2014

October 14, 2014, by John Norris

Last Friday, instead of writing this newsletter, I was in a jury deliberation room discussing the proximate cause of an elderly woman’s incontinence. So, on Sunday, I was kind of surprised to receive an email from someone taking issue with something I had written in Common Cents. After all, I hadn’t written one on Friday. It seems there is a darn good reason why I do what I do for a living, as opposed to...

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