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

If You Own Dividend ETFs, Look Overseas

Oct. 24, 2014, 8:17 am EDT – Investors in dividend ETFs tend to focus on the U.S. market, but international dividend ETFs offer higher yields and much lower valuations. More 

The Top 10 Must-See Stock Charts for October

Sep. 29, 2014, 8:40 am EDT – These 10 stock charts indicate that there could be additional downside if the markets go "risk-off" in October. More 

What the Charts Are Saying About Gold, Precious Metals

Sep. 24, 2014, 2:23 pm EDT – Gold and precious metals stocks have been extremely weak, and the charts indicate that conditions may become even worse before rebounding. More 

Why Investors Need to Stop Sweating the Federal Reserve

Sep. 18, 2014, 2:34 pm EDT – The outlook for Federal Reserve policy continues to make headlines, but its potential market impact is being greatly exaggerated. More 

Small Caps: An Asset Class on the Brink

Sep. 17, 2014, 12:46 pm EDT – Small-cap stocks and the IWM ETF are sitting just short of a key technical breakdown, an ominous sign for the broader stock market. More 

Gold Is Down, But That Doesn’t Make It a Buy

Sep. 12, 2014, 9:45 am EDT – Gold and gold stocks are depressed, but major currency headwinds mean that any rally is likely to be short-lived. More 

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