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Dow Jones Industrial Average Stays Afloat, Despite Oil’s Recent Crash

The major U.S. indexes shook off a midday plunge on Thursday, and ended little changed on the day. Technical analyst Dave Chojnacki of Street One Financial wraps up the trading week with a deep look at the important technical levels for the U.S. stock market amid a very busy earnings week.
INDEXDJX:.DJI May 5, 2017 8:24am

These Sky-High ETF Yields Are Probably Too Good To Be True

From Contrarian Outlook: Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) can be an easy “one-click way” to diversify your dividends. Instead of grinding on the viability of any single payout stream, why not build a basket of them?
NYSE:DWX May 5, 2017 7:44am

IBM Shares Plunge As Warren Buffett Sells A Third Of His Stake

From Tyler Durden: When Warren Buffett surprised markets in 2011 after announcing that he had started building up a stake in IBM - a member of the tech sector from which Buffett had traditionally kept a safe distance - we joked that the only reason for his involvement was IBM's then unprecedented buyback spree.
NYSE:IBM May 5, 2017 7:37am

Bank-Focused ETFs Get A Bump From Hawkish Fed Commentary

From Zacks: As widely expected, the Fed stayed put in its April meeting but showed faith in the U.S. economy and maintained its hawkish stance on monetary policy outlook. A soft GDP data for the first quarter and slower manufacturing activity couldn’t subdue the Fed’s optimistic view about the economy.
NYSE:KBE May 5, 2017 7:26am

Health Care ETFs In Focus As House Votes To Repeal Obamacare

From Brad Hoppmann: Republicans in the House of Representatives finally cobbled together enough "yes" votes to do what they’ve been promising to do for some seven years … repeal and replace the "Affordable Care Act" (ACA), aka Obamacare.
NYSE:XLV May 5, 2017 7:14am

A Relief Rally Is Coming For Gold Miner ETFs

From Jordan Roy-Byrne: The past few weeks have been rough for precious metals. Gold had climbed all the way to $1297/oz but the other parts of the sector (Silver and the gold stocks) failed to confirm the move.
NYSE:GDXJ May 5, 2017 7:06am

Here’s Why Oil Markets Are Crashing This Week

From Nick Cunningham: WTI and Brent continued to tumble on Thursday, dropping to their lowest levels since the announcement of the OPEC deal back in November. Brent actually dipped below $49 per barrel, raising fears of another downturn. Both WTI and Brent were off by nearly 4 percent during midday trading on Thursday.
NYSE:UCO May 5, 2017 6:52am

Auto Stocks On The Rocks As Sales Decline For Fourth Straight Months

From David Dutkewych: The auto industry started the year with its fourth consecutive monthly sales decline, with the six biggest automakers missing analysts’ estimates.
NASDAQ:CARZ May 5, 2017 6:45am

The Long-Term Chart For XLK Is A Thing Of Bullish Beauty

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From Taki Tsaklanos: Technology is the top performing stock market sector. Its long term chart is truly amazing. Since markets bottomed in 2009, the technology index is up 5-fold.
NYSE:XLK May 5, 2017 6:27am

Commodities Are Getting Crushed, More Downside Ahead?

From Corey Rosenbloom: Just how low can Gold and Oil go during the recent commodity crush lower?
NYSE:USO May 5, 2017 6:21am

South Korean Stocks Shoot To New All-Time Highs

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From Dana Lyons: Amid geopolitical turmoil, the South Korean Kospi just hit a new all-time high.
NYSE:EWY May 5, 2017 6:14am

Gold Is Actually Getting Expensive, Relative To Silver And Platinum

From The Gold Report: Investors can make money in precious metals without predicting the direction of prices, says Bob Moriarty of 321 Gold, by paying attention to the gold-platinum and gold-silver spreads.
NYSE:IAU May 4, 2017 4:30pm

Crude Oil Crashes To 9-Month Lows, OPEC Deal Gains Evaporate

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From Tyler Durden: "Someone's liquidating," warns one veteran energy trader, as the sudden heavy volume surge to the downside in WTI crude futures smashes oil prices back to the lowest since August 2016.
NYSE:USO May 4, 2017 4:26pm

BlackRock: Health Care Sector Looks Attractive Amid Global Risks

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From BlackRock: With risks abounding in the markets, Russ Koesterich discusses the case for health care as a defensive sector.
NYSE:IYH May 4, 2017 4:13pm

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