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Despite S&P 500 Earnings Drag of Energy & Materials, Market Still No Bargain After Sell-Off

Now that earnings season is well into its second half, 24/7 Wall St. wanted to look at some of the core earnings power of the S&P 500 based on actual earnings ...
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US Index Levels All Challenging 10% Corrections: DJIA, Nasdaq, S&P 500

Analyzing the stock market in 2016 and 2015 is becoming harder and harder. The end game, regardless of how you view the market in general, is that this just isn't ...
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2016 Stock Market Outlook From 14 Top Wall Street Strategists

The bull market seems to be at a crossroads at the end of 2015. Six straight years of gains have been seen, but as 2015 winds down the Dow Jones Industrial Average ...
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ETF investing

Bonds Versus Stocks in a Sell-Off, via ETFs

Any time there is a major sell-off in stock, bonds usually are the beneficiary. The problem this time around is that interest rates are already so low that one has ...
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Key Dalio and Bridgewater Position Changes: Alcoa, Apple, CenturyLink, Cisco, Gilead, Emerging Markets

Bridgewater Associates is one of the most widely followed and most renowned hedge funds in the world. After all, it is also one of the financial giants, and it is ...
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Are Small Cap Stocks Better Than Large Caps Again?

With the bull market now six years old, and the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average fighting to stay in positive territory for 2015, it is important to ...
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Apple Added to the DJIA: What You Need to Know Now

There is big news for you indexers out there. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) will be the next addition to the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA). This is a major development, ...
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Bull and Bear

Is the Stock Market Correction Taking Hold — or Just an Oversold Bargain Again?

The old saying for investors each year is "as goes January, so goes the year." We will leave the almanac figure analysis up to others, but investors are starting to ...
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Christmas 2015

Has the Santa Rally Already Eaten Too Much Into 2015 Price Targets?

As we draw closer to ringing in the New Year, analysts are already looking ahead to predict what the markets will do. Some expected headwinds are market-wide, such as the ...
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ETF investing

Equity ETFs See Massive Inflows, but Not Gold and Bond ETFs

2014 is turning out to be another great year for equities, and that has translated into new assets piling into exchange traded funds (ETFs). Before getting universally excited across all ...
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The Stock Market Joke of October: What Sell-Off?

The end of September brought a sell-off in stocks that went well into October. The first half of October was a month in which many investors started to wonder if ...
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global economy

ETF Companion Guide for the 10 Best Economies in the World

After seeing a recent report from the World Economic Forum on national competitiveness ratings, 24/7 Wall St. used several metrics to determine which nations had the best economies in the ...
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investing

Five Ways to Protect Your Portfolio From a 20% Market Correction

As we have looked through research from the firms that we cover on Wall Street, we find that almost everybody expects a pullback. Some see one that is more significant ...
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Bull and Bear

ETFs Strategies for the Top Ten 2014 Predictions of Bob Doll

Bob Doll, Chief Equity Strategist and Senior Portfolio Manager of Nuveen Asset Management, is out with his ten predictions for 2014. His predictions are followed by many, and he scored ...
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Credit Suisse Sees These Stocks as Likely Additions to the S&P 500

One of the reasons that investors look for stocks that may be added to the S&P 500 is that those that are added are immediately bought by portfolio managers who ...
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