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Is It Time to Look for Reversal?

August 19th, 2013

morningcallScott Redler: World markets are mixed this morning as investors try to figure out what’s next. Last week we discussed the small head and shoulders pattern that was forming in the market and some weakness in sectors that could lead to a pull-back. The signal to pare down some risk on a short time-frame came when Read more…

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Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL): Could Twist In The Wind Until Next Week

February 19th, 2013

morningcallS&P futures up one or two handles this morning as it was a fairly quiet holiday weekend overall. Some bears thought/hoped we might get some fireworks out of the G20 summit, but, besides the meteorite, the prevailing tone is that Read more…

NYSE:GLD, NYSE:OIH, NYSE:SPY, NYSE:XLE, NYSE:XLF

Banks: The Financials Have Barely Moved Relative To 2007 Highs (XLF, SKF, FAS, FAZ, XLY)

March 20th, 2012

Chris Ciovacco:  Financial stocks have been immensely disliked by investors relative to other options since the peak in late 2006/early 2007.  If you look at the performance of financial stocks relative to the S&P 500 on a longer-term basis, the recent “surge” off the December 2011 lows is far from significant in Read more…

NYSE:FAS, NYSE:FAZ, NYSE:SKF, NYSE:XLF, NYSE:XLY

Sometimes It’s What You DON’T Own That Boosts Your Odds Of Success (XLF, XLB, XLI, SPY, BAC, C, GS)

November 3rd, 2011

Ron Rowland: It’s easy to get caught up in recent stock market action. Then there are investment advisors who often go to the other extreme, urging their clients to ignore current events and think “long term.” The correct answer is somewhere in between. Read more…

NYSE:SPY, NYSE:XLB, NYSE:XLF, NYSE:XLI

MF Global Bankruptcy Exposes Vulnerability Of U.S. Banks To Eurozone Debt Crisis (XLF, UYG, SKF, FAS, FAZ)

November 2nd, 2011

David Zeiler: The bankruptcy of MF Global Holdings (NYSE:MF) was a distressing signal to investors that it is possible for U.S. financial institutions to fall victim to the Eurozone debt crisis. Read more…

NYSE:FAS, NYSE:FAZ, NYSE:SKF, NYSE:UYG, NYSE:XLF

Morning Call: Greece Austerity Referendum Puts Euro Rescue Plan in Jeopardy

November 1st, 2011

US stock futures are sharply lower Tuesday after Greece announced it would hold a public referendum on the new austerity plan. The surprising decision is the latest snafu for a rescue plan that appeared to be ironed out last week. Investors cheered the deal late last week, sending the market soaring above the range, but today’s gap Read more…

NYSE:OIH, NYSE:RTH, NYSE:SPY, NYSE:XLF

Eurozone On The Verge Of Triggering A Shift In Trends (XLF, UUP, IYT, EEM, IWM)

October 27th, 2011

Chris Vermeulen: I am not one to discuss fundamentals or macro views, but this  situation in Europe is beginning to morph into a media frenzy. Price  action in the marketplace is changing rapidly in short periods of time  based on the latest press releases coming from the Eurozone summit. Read more…

NYSE:EEM, NYSE:IWM, NYSE:IYT, NYSE:UUP, NYSE:XLF

Morning Call: Stocks Soar After European Debt Deal

October 27th, 2011

Global markets are charging higher Thursday after European leaders agreed to a wide ranging deal to lessen Greece’s debt burden, recapitalize troubled Euro banks, and increase the firepower of the EFSF. S&P futures are 25 handles higher, taking the index to 4th quarter highs. The deal is not perfect, but there is Read more…

NYSE:SPY, NYSE:XLF

Financials: Why We Continue To Warn You To Stay Away From Bank Stocks (XLF, SKF, FAS, FAZ, BAC, C)

October 27th, 2011

Kerri Shannon: If you weren’t convinced before, hopefully you’ve seen the light now: Don’t buy bank stocks. Money Morning Global Investing Strategist Martin Hutchinson Read more…

NYSE:FAS, NYSE:FAZ, NYSE:SKF, NYSE:UYG, NYSE:XLF

Morning Call: Bulls Maintain Faith in Europe, Shrug Off Netflix (NFLX)

October 25th, 2011

US stock futures are unchanged this morning as investors remain cautiously optimistic about Europe and continue to digest corporate earnings. Tomorrow, European leaders will once again convene to try to put together a plan to address the region’s sovereign debt crisis. While to this point there has been much talk and little action, investors seem to Read more…

NASDAQ:QQQ, NASDAQ:QQQQ, NYSE:SDS, NYSE:XLF

Morning Call: Markets Cautiously Optimistic About European Aid Deal

October 24th, 2011

US stock futures are flat on Monday morning as investors continue to wait on an aid resolution from European leaders. At Sunday’s summit in Brussels European leaders expressed optimism that they could find common ground, but acknowledged that there are differing opinions and still work to do. As they departed the summit, leaders pledged to draft a far-reaching plan in time for Read more…

NASDAQ:QQQ, NASDAQ:QQQQ, NYSE:SPY, NYSE:XLF

Occupy Wall Street: Must-Know Facts About Big Banks (XLF, FAS, FAZ, BAC, C, JPM, GS)

October 21st, 2011

EconMatters: Wall Street big banks (NYSE:XLF), although not entirely responsible for the Great Recession, most experts agree that banks creating and partying in the subprime securitization mess is one of the major contributing events that broke the camel’s back. Read more…

NYSE:FAS, NYSE:FAZ, NYSE:XLF

Protect Yourself: Four (4) Important Moves To Make Before Greece Defaults (GLD, SLV, XLF, VGK, TZA, TNA)

October 21st, 2011

David Zeiler: The very austerity measures that Greece implemented to remedy its sovereign debt crisis have crippled its economy so badly the country is actually sinking deeper into the red, making default all but inevitable. Read more…

NYSE:GLD, NYSE:SLV, NYSE:TNA, NYSE:TZA, NYSE:VGK, NYSE:XLF

Why Bank Stocks Are Terrible Investments; But Offer Excellent Trading Opportunities (XLF, SKF, FAS, FAZ, BAC)

October 21st, 2011

Shah Gilani: Long gone are the days when bank stocks (NYSE:XLF) were safe investments. Now, and for the foreseeable future, the only safe way to play banks and financials is by trading them. Read more…

NYSE:FAS, NYSE:FAZ, NYSE:SKF, NYSE:XLF

The Gilded Age Of Wall Street Remains Intact (XLF, SKF, FAS, FAZ, BAC, C, JPM)

October 20th, 2011

Kerri Shannon: For decades, Wall Street offered the allure of big league paydays and behind-the-scenes power. But since the 2008 financial crisis there’s been a growing sense – or even hope – that The Street’s stride had been broken. After all, demand for a financial system overhaul, regulatory reform, and a crackdown Read more…

NYSE:FAS, NYSE:FAZ, NYSE:SKF, NYSE:XLF




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