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Skeptical Sentiment In A Sideways Market: Bullish Or Bearish For Stocks?

June 22nd, 2015

bearbull21Chris Ciovacco: Skeptical Sentiment – What Could It Mean? Read more…

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Existing-Home Sales Bounce Back In May

June 22nd, 2015

real estateDoug Short: This morning’s release of the May Existing-Home Sales surprised expectations, bouncing back to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.35 million units from an upwardly revised 5.09 million in April (previously 5.04 million). Read more…

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Chicago Fed: Economic Growth Slightly Below Average In May

June 22nd, 2015

wall-street-etfDoug Short:  ”Index shows economic growth slightly below average in May”: This is the headline for today’s release of the Chicago Fed’s National Activity Index, and here are the opening paragraphs from the report: Read more…

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Credit Market Warning; Long-Awaited Signs Of Danger Are Materializing

June 22nd, 2015

market bondsChris Martenson:  There are large signs of stress now present in the credit markets. You might not know it from today’s multi-generationally low interest rates, but other key measures such as liquidity and volatility are flashing worrying signs. Read more…

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Summer Doldrums: Will They Last Into The Summer?

June 19th, 2015

money and investingMike Burnick: Sunday is the first “official” day of summer, although here in South Florida, the weather has been steamy for several weeks already. The dog days of summer lie ahead and with them the usual summer doldrums for stock markets. Read more…

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New Jobless Claims 8K Better Than Expected

June 18th, 2015

jobsDoug Short: Here is the opening statement from the Department of Labor: Read more…

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May Consumer Price Index Year-over-Year: Flat Headline Inflation, Core At 1.7%

June 18th, 2015

inflationDoug Short: The Bureau of Labor Statistics released the May CPI data this morning. The year-over-year unadjusted Headline CPI came in at -0.04% (rounded to 0.0%), up from -0.20% (rounded to -0.2%) the previous month. Year-over-year Core CPI Read more…

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Are Stocks Set Up For A 2011-Like Plunge?

June 17th, 2015

bearbull21Chris Ciovacco:  2011 – Déjà vu All Over Again?  In 2011, stocks moved sideways for several months as questions about the sustainability of the eurozone dominated the news. The front page of the financial section in 2011 was also littered with stories about unsustainable debt in Greece. Read more…

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Empire State Manufacturing Conditions Worsen Marginally

June 15th, 2015

manufacturing growthDoug Short: This morning we got the latest Empire State Manufacturing Survey. The diffusion index for General Business Conditions at -2.0 (-1.98 to two decimals) shows a decrease from last month’s 3.0, which signals a slight decline in activity. Read more…

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Dow Jones Industrial Average, S&P 500: Buyers Defending Key 2,070 and 17,700 Index Levels

June 15th, 2015

technical chart lookCorey Rosenbloom: For the third time recently, buyers rushed in to defend and bounce the market up key inflection levels. Read more…

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Producer Price Index Remains Negative Year-Over-Year

June 12th, 2015

inflationDoug Short: Today’s release of the May Producer Price Index (PPI) for Final Demand came in at 0.5% month-over-month seasonally adjusted. That follows the previous month’s -0.4% decline. Core Final Demand (less food and energy) came in at 0.1% month-over-month Read more…

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Michigan Consumer Sentiment Beats Expectations With A 3.9 Point Rise

June 12th, 2015

wall-street-etfDoug Short:  The University of Michigan preliminary Consumer Sentiment for June came in at 94.6, a bounce from the 90.7 May final reading but still below the interim high of 98.1 in January. Investing.com had forecast 91.5 for the June preliminary. Read more…

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May Retail Sales: Finally Some Evidence Of A Spring Bounce

June 11th, 2015

retail etfDoug Short: The Census Bureau’s Advance Retail Sales Report released this morning shows that seasonally adjusted sales in May were up 1.2% month-over-month and 2.7% year-over-year. Core Retail Sales (ex Autos) came in at 1.0% MoM and 1.3% YoY. Read more…

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The Downside Of Buy-And-Hold Diversified ETF/Mutual Fund Investing

June 10th, 2015

new etfsChris Ciovacco: There are many different ways to invest, including using a diversified portfolio of ETFs and/or mutual funds. For example, we recently saw the allocation below described as the best way to invest for long-term growth based on the best research Read more…

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What Caused the Stock Market Crash of 1929?

June 9th, 2015

market correction bearTara Clarke: We begin our stock market crash history series with the most devastating in terms of duration and extent: the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Read more…

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