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Business & Real Estate

Reviewing the year and forecasting the next

Some of the biggest gains in the “Town Crier 50” stocks in 2015 were also several best performing big-cap stocks.

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Wall Street rallies after Fed move

After the U.S. Federal Reserve reported that it was raising its key policy rate for the first time in a decade Dec. 16, the stock market went positive as markets deemed the move dovish.

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Santa's rally fails to materialize

 

What happened to Santa’s rally?

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Stocks still the place to be

After Friday’s market close, stocks are still the place to be – if you can stand the bumpy ride.

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Is Santa Claus coming to town?

Editor’s note: After announcing his retirement in October, longtime Town Crier columnist Clyde Noel, 94, is back in business. He plans to continue writing his “Taking Stock” column and contributing occasional feature stories.

One of my Rotary Club friends told me the other day, “I’m nearly 60 and scared to death of the market. With a possible rate hike and today’s global worries, it makes me want to sell all my stocks.”

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'Taking Stock' comes to close

Town Crier columnist Clyde Noel has retired from writing “Taking Stock,” the weekly “Town Crier 50” stock report that became a staple in the Business & Real Estate section.

At 94, Noel determined that “it is time to relax completely.” Learn more about the Los Altos Hills resident in the upcoming Jan. 14 Senior Lifestyles section.

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Apple posts all-time sales records

Two “Town Crier 50” stocks made news last week.

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