U.S. stock markets had a mixed week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.29% even as the S&P 500 pulled back 0.44%. The tech-heavy Nasdaq tumbled 2.19%, while the MSCI Emerging Markets Index fell by 0.64%.
Your Smart Money Masters holdings continued to march to the beat of their own drummer. Navigator Holdings (NVGS) rose another 4.35%, continuing its recent strong recovery. Markel Corp (MKL) increased by 3.20%. Berkshire Hathaway (BRK
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