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Huge Buying For 5 Stocks On Russell Index Month End Changes

All of the major indices rebalance their share weightings on a regular basis as their components change in share price and in market capitalization. Generally speaking on index weightings with ...
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Weighing the Month Ahead: June Swoon?

The new month has begun, and with markets still hovering around record territory, it will be interesting to see which direction the major indexes will choose as we head into ...
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Huge Dividend Index Rebalance Means Massive Buy Orders for 5 Stocks

On the close Thursday, the S&P High Yield Dividend Aristocrats Index is set for a rebalance. What this means is the index will be rebalanced to reflect reweighting allocations across ...
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Americans Pick Real Estate as Best Long-Term Investment

After a horrible collapse in real estate prices over the course of the recession, and a surge back in prices recently, Americans believe it is the best long-term investment among ...
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What CME Will Save, and What Risks It Takes, Closing Trading Floors

Floor trading for the financial exchanges has been a dying business for some time. Whether this was the CME, the CBOT, the NYSE or others, the reality is that the ...
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5 Stocks That Should See Huge Buying on Russell Month-End Index Changes

All the major indexes rebalance share weightings on a regular basis, as price and market cap changes dictate either buying or selling of shares at a designated time. This Friday ...
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The Best Stocks of 2014 Part 2: Financial, Tech, Transport, Utilities

Stocks are enjoying another stellar year in 2014. The S&P 500 Index was up 14% year-to-date right before Thanksgiving, and the bull market is now more than five and a ...
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The Best Stocks of 2014 Part 1: Materials, Consumer, Health, Industrials

Stocks have enjoyed yet another wonderful year in 2014, and the bull market is now more than five and a half years old. With the S&P 500 index up almost ...
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How Nasdaq 4,700 Compares to All-Time High of 5,132 Back in 2000

The bull market is in full swing and the panic of late September and early October seems like a distant memory. The S&P 500 hit a new all-time high above ...
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Credit Suisse Sees 2,200 S&P 500 in 2015, With Increased Market Volatility

The era of quantitative easing has been marked with historically low volatility, which is due in part to the predictable nature of Fed policy. Credit Suisse says that the macro ...
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5 Stocks That Will See Huge Buying Friday on Russell 2000 Rebalance

As we have touched on in the past, all the major indexes periodically rebalance to account for changes in stock prices and the percentage to which the stocks are allocated ...
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Top Stocks That Will See Huge Buying in S&P Index Quarterly Rebalancing

All stock market indexes rebalance on a quarterly basis, as price movement constantly upsets the actual percentage that is supposed to be allocated. With the S&P 500 being the most ...
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Malaysia Flight 17 and Other Things That Could Collapse Markets

The world equity markets did not react much to the downing of Malaysia Flight 17 in Ukraine, apparently hit by a missile. After a brief sell-off, most of the major ...
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Apple, IBM and Others Will See Selling Into S&P 500 Rebalancing

All indexes are objects in motion, despite their static nature, and the S&P 500 is just like the rest. On the close of trading Friday, there will be the quarterly ...
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How Barron’s Drove the DJIA to All-Time Highs on Monday

This past weekend's edition of Barron's may be solely responsible for driving the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) to new highs on Monday. The Dow hit a new high of ...
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