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6 Stocks Portfolio Managers Are Selling to Fund New Alibaba Stakes

The upcoming Alibaba IPO is going to instantly create another instant mega-cap stock for portfolio managers to invest in. The problem that many of these portfolio managers will face is ...
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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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ETF Rebalance Could Make 5 Biotech Stocks Shoot Higher

When indices like the S&P 500 or the Russell 2000 rebalance at the end of quarters, there is often high volatility in stocks that need to be bought or sold, ...
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Will the S&P 500 Hit 3,000 in the Next 5 Years?

The past five and a half years has generated one incredible bull market for stocks. After bottoming out at 666, the S&P 500 has now hit 2,000 -- and one ...
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Are Triple-Leveraged ETFs on the Way Out?

August is generally considered to be the dog days of summer in the financial markets. It seems like most investors are more concerned with their last vacation of the summer ...
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What the iBillionaire ETF Changes Look Like Now

The Direxion iBillionaire Index ETF (NYSEMKT: IBLN) recently made some serious changes to its portfolio, based upon iBillionaire Index changes. The exchange-traded fund has made several changes after the broad ...
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Was 2013 the Peak of the Housing Market?

Fannie Mae has issued a very mixed report looking forward. While 24/7 Wall St. covered the report earlier on Monday, what stands out is not just that housing has been ...
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What If High-Yield and Junk Bonds Do Not Collapse?

One of the victims of the recent market trends has been the junk bond, or high-yield, market. Financial media and market pundits have warned that things got too rosy in the ...
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How About an ETF That Tracks Billionaires: the iBillionaire Index ETF

We have said that there seems to be an exchange traded fund (ETF) strategy for just about every sort of index or investment philosophy that you can think of. So, ...
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Top Large Cap Stocks That Mutual Fund Portfolio Managers Are Selling Now

As the market grinds slowly ever higher, leadership in stocks is taking a turn. Sectors like technology and energy are strong outperformers this year versus last year. In an effort ...
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What Happened to All of the Natural Gas Bulls?

What happened to that natural gas boom that was supposed to continue throughout 2014? We have certainly not had a cool summer universally in the United States, but it also turns ...
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Credit Suisse’s Top Large-Cap Stocks Being Bought by Mutual Funds

Anytime you have a very long, protracted up-move in the stock market, the portfolio managers at the top growth mutual funds usually have to start taking some profits and reallocate ...
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Will Homebuilders Revisit 52-Week Lows Soon?

What ever happened to that prolonged, multiyear housing market recovery? Maybe the private equity buyers bought up all the bargains so fast that public transition cycle from owner to renter ...
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What a Marijuana ETF Would Look Like (Updated)

The changes taking place around marijuana for medical use and for recreational use are the biggest in almost everyone's lifetime. There are quite literally billions of dollars up for grabs ...
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The Russia Crash Back On: Bears Loving Putin

Did you remember the White House saying to short Russian stocks in recent months as tensions were mounting between Russia and Ukraine and over sanctions? Well, their timing was way ...
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