CornerCap Blog

Markets and Black Swans

The last three months have been quite a rollercoaster for investors.  From mid-July until early October the market fell 21%, signaling a bear market.  Then in less than four weeks, stocks have...

Bear Markets

Bear Markets Jason Zweig writes a column in the Wall Street Journal. His advice is sprinkled with common sense observations about the market. Last week, as the market touched a price that was 20%...

Time for Concern in the Markets?

Over the past ten days, the S&P 500 has lost 10% of its value, with Thursday's slide highlighting renewed fears of a double dip recession and unmanageable sovereign debt loads. We'll briefly...

Our Thoughts on the Debt Ceiling Debate

Will the US default on its debt when August 2nd arrives? Is a downgrade by the rating agencies to the US's AAA rating likely? Or, will Congress and the President arrive at a deal to manage the US's $...

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