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Gold and Precious Metals Moving Toward Lows of the Year

Gold has had a rough 2018. Despite some of the international trade worries and international suspense, the reality is that most investors are just not looking for the "ultimate safety ...
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2018 Outlook: Low Volatility and Defensive May Be Best Stock Market Strategy

The raging bull market in stocks charged on in 2017, and many investors are still considering how they should be positioned for 2018. After gains of 300% from the panic-selling ...
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Credit Suisse Increases Stock Market Expectations for 2018

Now that tax reform is all but signed into law, some firms and strategists have started to raise their expectations for 2018. 24/7 Wall St. has tracked more than a ...
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UBS Signals Stronger European Corporate Profits Than US in 2017

It is no secret that there is a raging bull market right now, and 2017 has only been an accelerated year within that long-term recovery after the Great Recession. Pro-business ...
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Has the Stock Market Peaked in 2017?

With the bull market now over eight years old and with investors having bought every sell-off for years, investors have to wonder if Friday's major sell-off in some of the ...
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Which Is the Best S&P 500 Index Mutual Fund or ETF for Investors Now?

Investors have to be scratching their heads in 2017. After perhaps the most brutal election cycle of modern times, investors keep seeing the U.S. stock market challenge all-time highs almost ...
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Hedge Funds Bought Apple, P&G in Q3; Dumped Allergan, Charter

Building on a turn toward more equity investments in the second quarter of this year, the top 50 hedge funds boosted their equity positions by 2.9% in the third quarter. ...
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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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