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    OUR MISSION: To connect & educate entrepreneurs and micro enterprises to support their pathway to success. This blog is a member-driven blog, and we seek to provide informational articles on a variety of topics that our member businesses will find valuable. Although moderated by the Micro Enterprise Council, the opinions and advice given in these posts may not reflect the opinions of the Micro Enterprise Council or the Fauquier Chamber. Please be sure to vet all information you read in this blog and consult with those you trust on any topic before taking action for your business. If you would like to submit an article for publication to the Micro Enterprise Council blog, please use the form found here: http://bit.ly/submit-blog . Thank you! We hope you will find this resource of benefit as you grow your business.
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    Sarah Yakel
    Wednesday, January 23, 2019
    “Reset” has been a big theme of 2019 so far—resetting involves setting back to an initial state—sometimes the baseline of zero, other times simply an adjustment after getting far away from normal. The stock market is also hitting a reset point in 2019. After the worst December performance since 1931, the stock market has rebounded nicely so far this year. Read more
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    Nathan Gilbert
    Wednesday, January 23, 2019
    Most of our portfolios were covered in mud after a brutal end to 2018. All things stocks took a major hit, and the S&P suffered its worst December since 1929 (!). Negative attention-grabbing headlines are becoming more frequent. The one I’ve seen (and been asked about) most recently is something along the lines of, ‘Likelihood of Recession on the Rise.” That’s actually a true statement, but if you look at the chart below from Federal Reserve Bank of New York, you will see the bigger picture. Read more
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