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Of course, these are the same guys who revised estimates upward last Dec & that didn’t work out so well. So in short, while ETFs work on theory it just doesn’t work in reality. While the revision downward for US GDP in Q2, is history, the implications for Q3 & Q4 are not good. Your ‘core portfolio’ will consist of large-cap, multi-cap, and value style funds, while the ‘satellite portfolio’ will include funds from the mid-and-small cap category and opportunities style funds. The Greek Parliament voted to back a package of deep spending cuts to help clear a path for the release of funds & potentially a 2nd bailout by the EU & IMF. 240. Junk bond funds edged higher & Treasuries were weaker as investing money is embracing risk again. The biggest bond gains in almost a decade have pushed returns on Treasuries above stocks over the past 30 years, the first time that’s happened since the Civil War.

The US economy grew less than previously forecast in Q2, reflecting slower gains in consumer spending & farm inventories. The same technology unleashed a boom in natural gas output from shale that pushed inventories to a record last year. US oil production surged last week to the highest level since Jan 1997, reducing the country’s dependence on imported fuels as new technology unlocks crude trapped in shale formations. If the trend continues thru 2012, it will be the highest level of self- sufficiency since 1991. Imports have declined 3.2% from the same period a year earlier. Usually traders are trend followers (buy high sell higher), but not me. The advance since Oct. 3 has been led by companies & industries whose earnings are most tied to economic growth. General Mills Q4 income rose 51% on stronger sales abroad, but rising ingredient & fuel costs remain a concern as it gave a 2012 earnings outlook below expectations.

Then earnings season begins which could bring disappointment. Then she got tired of show business and disappeared. And then there is a good chance both sides will be unhappy. If the government should decide to crack down on your industry of choice, you will stand a chance of losing your investment. Being unique in the industry that knows its target market and business goals is surely a success but what type of business idea is the right small business idea for you? Nobody knows what lies ahead before there is some kind of settlement on the US budget mess. Investing in securities involves risks, and there is always the potential of losing money when you invest in securities. In addition to benefiting energy companies, MLPs are investing heavily in infrastructure to move this energy around the US. Energy producers & materials companies have rallied more than 26% & financial firms are 55% higher. Crude output rose 3.7% to 6.5M barrels a day, according to the Energy Dept. America met 83 % of its energy needs in the first 6 months of the year. Price targets for companies in the index suggest the S&P 500 will advance 13% to 1,448 in the next 12 months.

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