This week has been welcome relief for investors who are still struggling to digest a month in which 97% of the stocks in the S&P 500 are down and the market as a whole has dropped 25% from its peak.
The aggregate numbers are daunting. Every sector has at least suffered a 10% correction, and several remain deep in bear market territory. But we don’t invest in “the stock market” as a whole because we know how easily a few truly weak spots can mask strength elsewhere.
For us, focusi
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