No. of Recommendations: 4
I read this in today’s wall street journal. “The gap between wall street and main street has never seemed wider, but much of it is an illusion.” Since March 23rd, the S and P has gone up almost 40%. Year to date, counting dividends, the s and p is down less than 3%, during a time when America is crumbling.
That is an illusion. Most stocks are down this year, many by more than 20%.

Earlier this week, airlines were down 52%, banks 33%, energy 32%, autos 30%, and consumer finance 27%.
Of the stocks in the Wilshire 5000, 73% of stocks are down.

The gap between the winners and losers is exceptional. So far, large growth is up 6% and small value down 26%.

Many of the hottest stocks are trading at pe’s of 50 or more.

In my opinion value will out perform in the long run. I stress long run, because we don’t know how long growth will continue to outperform.
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