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S&P 500 Finishes Off Worst First Half Of Any Year Since 1970

[view original post] Stock prices dropped sharply this week as the SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (NYSE: SPY) completed its worst first half of any year in more than half a century. The S&P 500 dropped 20.6% in the first six months of 2022, its worst performance in the first two...

Atlanta Hawks Trade Kevin Huerter to Sacramento Kings

[view original post]It’s the end of an era in Atlanta. After four seasons, Kevin Huerter has been traded to the Sacramento Kings. The Hawks receive Justin Holiday, Mo Harkless, and a future first round draft pick. This news was broken by none other than Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN. There...

1H 2022 Portfolio Review – Avoiding A Personal Bear Market

[view original post] utah778/iStock via Getty Images Market Recap The first half of 2022 was the worst one since 1970 with the S&P 500 index ETF (SPY) returning -20.0% including dividends. The top sectors are no surprise. Energy (XLE) was the clear winner with a 27.6% total return as...

What the Grateful Dead and the stock market have in common

[view original post] TechCrunch Steve Jobs to receive posthumous Medal of Freedom The Biden administration announced today that Steve Jobs is receiving the Presidential Medal of Freedom posthumously. Steve Jobs died on October 5, 2011, from complications following a relapse of pancreatic cancer. Jobs is among a list of...