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  • Association for Investor Awareness - Week of 11/06/2008

    In This Issue:

    The Rally May Have Legs – Or Not!
    A Banquet For Value Investors
    Dividends Shine In This Market
    A Yield Bonus That Few Investors Consider
    The Bluest Of The Blue Chips
    Love Those Dividend Aristocrats
    The Bottom Line This Week

    The mid-cycle rebound we have been expecting showed up last week with a spectacular opening. Even though the market on Monday showed a 203 point loss, huge gains over the remaining four days pushed the Dow and the Nasdaq up 11.3% and 10.9% respectively.

    This time the gains survived the weekend, but not for long. Monday was a yawn, but the market jumped 305 points on Tuesday as excitement about the presidential election boosted spirits. On Wednesday, however, America suffered a post-election hangover and stocks dropped a whopping 486 points. It looks like Wall Street plans to give President-elect Obama a very short honeymoon.

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