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The Looming ‘Dot Plot’ Disconnect

March 10th, 2016

investMike Burnick:  Stocks have enjoyed a spirited rally in recent weeks fueled by diminishing credit market stress and economic data that’s been getting “less bad,” as I pointed out last week. Read more…

NYSE:DIA, NYSE:SPY

Why The Gold Market Is Glittering Again

January 28th, 2016

gold timeMike Burnick:  It’s been tough finding winners in financial markets so far this year. Nearly every asset class is moving together in lockstep … to the downside. Read more…

NYSE:GLD, NYSE:SLV

Top-Dog Dividend Stocks For 2016

January 4th, 2016

Wall streetMike Burnick:  With 2015 ending tonight at the stroke of midnight, it was a lackluster year for stocks. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is on track for a decline of 0.8% this year (as of Wednesday’s close). Meanwhile, the small-cap Russell 2000 Index is down nearly 4% year to date. Read more…

NYSE:DOD

3 Factors That Could Keep Markets Volatile

December 28th, 2015

technical bounceMike Burnick:  Your email inbox, as well as mine, is likely to be chock-full of 2016 investment views in the weeks ahead, because it’s about this time when everyone publishes their fearless-forecasts for the year ahead. Read more…

NYSE:DIA, NYSE:SPY

Consider These Unconventional Bets On Rising Rates

December 18th, 2015

ratesMike Burnick: Yesterday the Fed began its long-awaited monetary policy “normalization” at last. Read more…

NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

This Could Derail A Year-End Stock Market Rally

December 3rd, 2015

bearbull21Mike Burnick: After a sizeable 8.3% rally in October, stocks went nowhere in November, bouncing around in a trading range with the S&P 500 gaining less than 0.5% last month. But we are now in the midst of what has historically been the strongest season of the year for stocks. Read more…

NYSE:DIA, NYSE:SPY

Could IMF Trigger A Collapse Of The Dollar?

November 19th, 2015

dollar etfMike Burnick:  In a widely anticipated event, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is expected to soon bless China’s currency, the yuan, with official reserve currency status. Read more…

NYSE:DIA, NYSE:SPY, NYSE:UDN, NYSE:UUP

The Demise Of The BRICs?

November 12th, 2015

BRICMike Burnick:   It’s the end of an era … and perhaps a sign of the times. Read more…

NYSE:EIRL, NYSE:PIN

Time To Embrace The Consensus Or Trade Against It?

November 10th, 2015

bearbull1Mike Burnick:  Run with the crowd … or lean against it? That’s the key question investors are facing in today’s market. Read more…

NYSE:DIA, NYSE:SPY

The ETF Money Flow Highlights Potentially Profitable Trends

November 5th, 2015

ETFsMike Burnick:  Last month, stocks shrugged off plenty of pessimistic data and profit reports to surge higher — with the S&P 500 Index climbing 8.3% in October — the best monthly gain in four years. Read more…

NASDAQ:IBB, NYSE:EEM, NYSE:EWG, NYSE:HEWG, NYSE:SPY

The Odds Against Higher Interest Rates

November 2nd, 2015

ratesMike Burnick:  This week’s Federal Reserve policy meeting was yet another nonevent as expected. In fact, recent economic data has taken a definite turn for the worse including: Read more…

NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

Can Stocks Survive The Earnings Recession Of 2015?

October 15th, 2015

wall-street-etfMike Burnick:  Beginning this week and continuing over the next month or so, results from thousands of American companies will be reported as we move through third-quarter reporting season. Read more…

NYSE:DIA, NYSE:SPY

Is The Stock Market Close To A Bottom?

October 6th, 2015

bearbull1Mike Burnick:  This week the S&P 500 came within a whisker of retesting the August panic low at 1,867, before rebounding yesterday to close out what has been a dismal third-quarter for global investors. Read more…

NYSE:DIA, NYSE:SPY

Fundamental Drivers Of The Stock Market Correction

September 24th, 2015

bearbull1Mike Burnick: After plunging 12% peak to trough at the August low, the S&P 500 managed to bounce 8.2% higher before rolling over again post-Fed. The selling accelerated to the downside yesterday, focusing the attention of investors on a possible retest Read more…

NYSE:DIA, NYSE:IWM, NYSE:SPY

ETF Breakdown In The Mini Flash-Crash Of ’15

September 14th, 2015

etfs flow 600X300Mike Burnick: On Monday, Aug. 24, global stock markets were in panic-mode. Read more…

NYSE:DIA, NYSE:SPY




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