Daniel Putnam
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Daniel Putnam is a professional financial writer with 16 years of experience writing articles about the financial markets, investment ideas, and personal finance.

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Recent Articles

The 10 Stock Charts You Need to Watch in September

Aug. 29, 2014, 8:20 am EDT – If the stock market keeps rising through the autumn, the stock charts show that these 10 names are primed for a breakout. More 

Why You Should Always SELL on Takeover News (TMUS, TWX)

Aug. 6, 2014, 12:16 pm EDT – The collapse of T-Mobile and Time Warner deals shows the dangers of holding on after a bid. Rather than taking on headline risk, do what the pros do: sell. More 

The Hidden Dangers of Defensive Stocks

Aug. 6, 2014, 11:41 am EDT – Defensive stocks - including dividend ETFs, low volatility ETFs, and the consumer staples and utilities sectors - are highly vulnerable to rising bond yields at this stage of the cycle. More 

Watch Industrials, XLI for Signs of a Correction

Jul. 31, 2014, 11:37 am EDT – Industrials have underperformed in July, and the XLI has broken a key trendline. Is the downturn a sign of things to come for the rest of the market? More 

Will the Rising U.S. Dollar Derail the Rally in Gold? (GLD)

Jul. 30, 2014, 11:24 am EDT – Gold prices and GLD have performed well so far this year, but will the rising U.S. dollar could be a persistent threat to continued gains in 2014. More 

Attention, Stock Investors – The Bond Market Has a Message for You

Jul. 28, 2014, 6:14 am EDT – The resolution of a disconnect in the bond market between 10- and five-year Treasuries might be the key to the second-half outlook for stocks. More 

6 Stock Charts to Watch for Big Breakouts

Jul. 23, 2014, 11:40 am EDT – The stock charts of these six companies show the potential for outperformance if the bull market in stocks continues. More 

Chipotle – Great Company, But It’s Time to Bail (CMG)

Jul. 22, 2014, 12:04 pm EDT – Chipotle issued a blowout earnings report on Monday, and the company has plenty of growth ahead. But with CMG's valuation where it is, it's time for investors to take some money off the table. More 

Are High Yield Bonds Flashing a Warning for Stocks?

Jul. 21, 2014, 10:45 am EDT – High-yield bonds have lost ground in the past month, even as stocks continue to trade sideways. Is this warning of a coming market correction? More 

High Valuations Leave the Stock Market With No Margin for Error

Jul. 18, 2014, 6:00 am EDT – With stock market valuations at their highest level in almost seven years, earnings must exceed expectations to keep the bull market rolling. More