Falling Stocks and Horses

By Harry Jones

(February 4, 1999) -- Stocks fell today. They do that. So do horses sometimes. They always get up again, eventually. If a horse falls on you, you're in trouble. If you're riding the horse, it can't fall on you very well. Can it? Not if you know how to ride and how to fall.

The S&P fell 1.85%. We fell a little less. Most mutual funds fell more.

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02/04/99 Close

Stock Change Close SPY -1 11/16 125.72
Day Month Year History Annualized HARRY -1.32% -1.59% -1.49% -1.49% -0.33% S&P: -1.85% -2.43% 1.57% 1.57% 0.35% NASDAQ: -3.34% -3.82% 9.91% 9.91% 2.12% Rec'd # Security In At Now Change 1/4/99 16 S&P Depos 127.63 125.72 -1.49% Rec'd # Security In At Value Change 1/4/99 16 S&P Depos 2042.00 2011.50 -$30.50 CASH $0.00 TOTAL $2011.50 Yesterday Today Change S&P Depos 127.41 125.72 SPY -1 11/16


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