New Stock Market Highs Fighting Many More Outside Pressures Than Usual: Time to Panic?

Investors often wonder what to think when the stock market hits new all-time highs. Do they sell or do they chase the market higher? The bull market of the past ...
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If Investment Banks Know Financial Markets So Well, Why Are Their Stocks So Low?

It’s very easy to get lost in the cacophony of investment bank stock ratings and long-term trend calls on asset classes. When big banks like Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (NYSE: ...
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Is George Soros Betting on Gold or Gold Bugs?

Billionaire investor George Soros reported Monday that his investment company, Soros Fund Management, has taken large positions in gold stocks. This is even as other big-time investors, including John Paulson who ...
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Why Goldman Sachs Sees Good News Being Bad for Stocks

The growing connectivity of the Internet of Things (IoT) has allowed us to integrate more everyday devices and generally make life easier through the exchange of this information. Connecting the ...
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15 Reasons That US Recession Risks Have Almost Vanished for 2016

This year has by and large been a rather nerve-racking one all around. The presidential election has taken an unprecedented and zany path, the stock market went from steady in 2015 ...
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Why Analysts Still See Big Upside in Yahoo Despite the Critics

If you only listened to outside investor pundits or activist investors in the financial media, you might be tricked into thinking that Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ: YHOO) is on the brink of ...
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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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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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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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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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