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

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 

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

May. 27, 2014, 12:22 pm EDT – 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 EDT – 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 EDT – 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 EDT – 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 EDT – 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 EDT – 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 EDT – 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