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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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 

When Will The Bull Market End? Let the Charts Be Your Guide

Jun. 20, 2014, 10:19 am EDT – How long can this bull market go on? For an answer, investors can consult three indices with distinct trendlines. More 

The Frightening Foolishness of the Fed’s Bond Fund ‘Exit Fees’ Idea

Jun. 19, 2014, 9:39 am EDT – The Federal Reserve is considering slapping exit fees on bond funds in order to prevent disorderly selling. Here's why this idea is so, so foolish. More 

Retail Stocks and Gas Prices: Is the Link Just a Myth?

Jun. 2, 2014, 9:02 am EDT – Rising gas prices are supposed to be a negative for retail stocks. So why do retailers and gasoline have an almost perfect correlation? More