In today’s volatile markets, it’s more important than ever to seek out sectors that have potential to grow regardless of continuing difficult economic conditions. One such sector is biotechnology, NASDAQ:IBB December 9, 2010 2:51pm
Included in “Year’s Top Investment Books” in the 2011 Stock Trader’s Almanac, Super Sectors identifies 5 super sectors that will likely advance far faster and higher than the general indexes due ETF BASIC NEWS November 15, 2010 3:17pm
Last week was all about “bad news being good” and the Fed and QE2. The news was almost uniformly bad, and regarding QE2 the questions were about how much and when and how much is NYSE:SEF October 11, 2010 9:50pm
Until relatively recently, currency trading was the domain of the exotic Forex markets but now individual investors can participate in the currency and foreign exchange markets using Exchange NYSE:DBV September 14, 2010 1:02pm
In this era of ultra low interest rates, income is hard to find almost everywhere. Money markets yield next to nothing, treasury bonds and bills are about the same, and corporate dividends were NYSE:DES September 8, 2010 4:04pm
All summer long we’ve been locked in a wide trading range that extends roughly from a low of 1020 on the S&P 500 to a high of 1120. Now with the calendar turning to autumn, mid-term elections NYSE:SPY September 6, 2010 3:18pm
Recent market action and economic news points strongly towards the possibility of a double dip recession and the resumption or continuation of a bear market in equities and exchange traded NYSE:EFZ August 23, 2010 3:01pm
The VIX, the CBOE Volatility Index, also known as the fear indicator, uses the implied volatility of S&P 500 index options and is an index of the market’s forward looking view of volatility for the NYSE:VXX August 3, 2010 4:29pm
Last week was yet another round in the current struggle between bulls and bears that ended virtually in a draw as indexes closed flat for the week. However, next week’s trading , August NYSE:SPY August 1, 2010 3:15pm
I never make predictions because no one can foretell the future and no one has a crystal ball. However, after last week’s market action and economic developments and looking at both technical NYSE:SPY July 19, 2010 9:34am
While global stock markets struggle with mixed economic news and conflicting technical indicators, one asset class has been in a streaking uptrend and that is gold. Variously viewed as NYSE:GLD July 6, 2010 2:31pm
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