Actually, yes, there is, although there’s not a lot of it.

The positive parts are:

stocks you were planning to buy are now more of a bargain they were last month–maybe too much of one (see Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac as examples);

high quality bond funds are still doing well;

and oil is still plummeting in price! Right now oil is at a seven month low, about 1/3 off of its all time high price set on July 11, 2008. For an economic recovery to happen, we absolutely need lower energy prices.

So even when things don’t look great, there’s still some things worth cheering about out there!

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