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

7 Fascinating Stock Charts to Watch Now

Nov. 18, 2015, 3:45 pm EST – Here are seven stock charts to watch for potential opportunities as 2015 draws to a close, including trade ideas in gold and currency ETFs. More 

Emerging Markets: Buying Opportunity or Trap?

Nov. 18, 2015, 11:28 am EST – Emerging markets stocks have collapsed in recent months, but poor fundamentals indicate that an opportunity is not yet at hand. More 

It’s Time to Give Value Stocks Another Look

Nov. 17, 2015, 11:31 am EST – Value stocks have underperformed growth stocks in 2015, but several factors indicate that value could be a winner in the coming year. More 

Forget the Fed: 6 Reasons to Hold on to Your Bond Funds

Mar. 23, 2015, 10:00 pm EST – Just because bond yields are low doesn't mean that they have to rise. Six reasons why high-quality bonds remain a safe investment. More 

Are Large-Cap Biotech Stocks in a Bubble?

Mar. 20, 2015, 11:27 am EST – Biotech stocks have outpaced the rest of the market by a huge margin, but it takes more than gaudy performance numbers to create a bubble. More 

12 Stocks & ETFs That Are in the Danger Zone

Mar. 18, 2015, 1:57 pm EST – Energy and mining stocks have been hit hard in recent months, but the charts show a wide range of stocks that are on the verge of additional weakness. More 

INTC, MSFT: Don’t Count Intel and Microsoft Out Just Yet

Mar. 17, 2015, 12:18 pm EST – Intel and Microsoft are facing the headwind of slow PC sales, but their dividend yields offer a meaningful source of support. More 

Mutual Funds: Active Management Outed as a Failure AGAIN

Mar. 12, 2015, 12:44 pm EST – Everyone knows that actively managed mutual funds deliver inferior results, but the latest SPIVA Scorecard removes all doubt that active management is a fool's game. More 

GLD: All the Reasons You Need to Avoid Gold, Gold Stocks

Mar. 5, 2015, 12:44 pm EST – Gold and gold stocks continue to attract interest, but fundamentals and technicals both indicate that ETFs such as GLD and GDX should be avoided for now. More 

Why Offshore Energy Stocks Still Aren’t a Buy

Mar. 4, 2015, 10:28 am EST – Offshore energy stocks such as Transcoean and Diamond Offshore are well off of their highs, but the risks remain high. More