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May 25, 2018

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Phil, You forgot hot spot N. Korea. But you're wrong about something else, too. Everyone can and does blame everything on Israel.

Did Philip Roth really say these things or is this satirical? Please clarify.

There is a chance of our reaching a market top soon after the Fed begins tapering in earnest. Of course we won't know until after the fact. Would Mr. Roth, who blithely quotes the old adage ("sell in May and go away") suggest an alternative place to park your money at a time of unprecedently low interest rates?

Phil has always seemed sensible to me, and surely panic selling is never in the investor's best interest. But I am sure that he would agree that in the case of a negative event, such as Russian takeover of the Crimea or trouble in bond market, all bets are off.

great post very nice

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