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

Why You Need to Sell Your High-Yield Bond ETF NOW

May. 27, 2014, 12:22 pm EST – The downside potential far outweighs any remaining upside in high yield bonds. If you own high-yield bond ETFs such as HYG and JNK, now is the time to sell. More 

6 Stock Charts to Watch After the S&P 500′s New High

May. 27, 2014, 8:33 am EST – The S&P 500 closed out Friday at a new high. If the index is able to keep pushing above the 1900 mark, the stock charts say these six companies might have some decent upside. More 

Financials Flirting With Breakdown: 7 Charts to Watch

May. 22, 2014, 10:10 am EST – Financial stocks are exhibiting strong fundamentals, but these seven stock charts are telling a different story about the outlook for financials. More 

Retail Stocks – The 7 Stock Charts You Need to Watch Now

May. 21, 2014, 9:26 am EST – Retail stocks have been hit hard in recent weeks, putting a number of stock charts on the verge of a breakdown. Which retail stocks are most vulnerable? More 

Hold That Button Before You Buy Consumer Staples for Safety (XLP)

May. 19, 2014, 9:01 am EST – Consumer staples have rallied and outpaced the S&P 500 in 2014. But with valuations rich, how long can the rally in consumer staples, and XLP, continue? More 

What the Bond Market Rally Says About Growth – and Stocks

May. 16, 2014, 10:57 am EST – With the 10-year Treasury yield at 2.5%, the bond market has rallied as far as it can before investors need to begin worrying about the economic outlook. More 

The One Reason a Stock Market Crash Simply Won’t Happen

May. 14, 2014, 9:39 am EST – Everyone loves making headlines predicting the next stock market crash, but they apparently don't like being right. The Fed's near-zero rate policy ensures that the bull market can continue for at least another year. More 

Wall Street Says Weak Economic Growth Isn’t Just a Blip

May. 7, 2014, 8:45 am EST – Weak first quarter economic growth was supposed to be a weather-related blip. So why are some key indicators showing no sign a second-half recovery is in the cards? More 

‘Sell in May and Go Away’ Might Lead You Astray

Apr. 25, 2014, 5:41 am EST – "Sell in May and go away" fails as often as it works, but this key indicator will tell you whether you should indeed sell in May 2014. More 

The 9 Most Interesting Stock Charts to Watch Right Now

Apr. 21, 2014, 2:16 pm EST – These nine stock charts point to opportunities for traders, and they can also act as indicators of what may be next for the stock market. More