Will Owning Gold Miners Really Protect You in a Downturn?

A look at the charts may surprise you. Read More

S&P 500 Loses 2000 as Fear Returns

Ukraine crisis escalates, other fresh concerns boil to the surface, knocking down the S&P 500 and giving volatility some life. Read More

What Bubble? Strong Second-Quarter Earnings Season Deflates Fears

Stocks are by no means cheap, but a strong second-quarter earnings season proves they're not wildly overpriced either. Read More

True Broad Market Index Yet to Break to Higher Ground

Until the NYSE Composite makes a new high, I recommend a cautious but positive outlook. Read More

Get a Jump-Start on Your Portfolio Cleaning

Beat institutional investors to the punch and rid your portfolio of laggards now. Read More

S&P 500 Takes 2000 … But for How Long?

The bulls are roaring and the sun is shining over the S&P 500, which managed to finish above the 2000 mark. But the Fed and politics threaten to break the peace. Read More

Russian Countersanctions – Are Your Stocks at Risk?

Western sanctions and Russian countersanctions are creating an economic crossfire. What companies are caught in the middle? Read More

The Sectors to Watch Now That the S&P 500 Has Hurdled 2000

The S&P 2000 discussion can graduate to the next stage now that the S&P 500 has reached the 2000 milestone. Read More

Kick the Dogs Out of Your Portfolio Now!

Stocks that have not participated in the advance thus far should be sold. Read More

Nasdaq Confirms Cup-and-Handle Breakout

The index is now in virtually uncharted territory Read More

With No Overhead in Sight, Today is Likely to Go to the Bulls

Nothing is set in stone, but there is room for an explosive jump to new highs. Read More

Can the ECB Save German Stocks? (EWG)

Europe's strongest economy is showing a small limp, but help could be on the way for German stocks and the EWG. Read More

S&P Hugging Upper Bollinger Band; Should Traders Worry?

Some believe this means the market is overbought, but I'm of a different opinion. Read More

The Nasdaq Has This Bull Market By the Horns

With its triple-top breakout, it has taken the lead over the more conservative indices. Read More

3 Reasons the S&P 500 Will Hit 2000

The S&P 500 could very well hit the 2000 mark as the market's bearish undertones give way to a host of improving tailwinds. Read More

3 Rules for Trading This Bull Market

When technicals take over -- like they have in this bull market -- traders who stick to discipline and these simple rules will come out ahead. Read More

Sell Overpriced Bonds While You Still Have the Chance

Decreased political risk and Fed commentary are likely to negatively impact bond prices. Read More

Why Do We Care About Jackson Hole?

Once a year, the world turns its eyes on Jackson Hole when it becomes the center of global economic policy. Read More

These 2 Stocks Might Copy Kinder Morgan’s MLP Reversion

Other large MLPs could follow KMI's lead, absorbing MLPs back into one company. Should investors be worried? Read More

Q2 Earnings Update – Will Retail Spoil This Robust Earnings Season?

Q2 growth rates are better, more companies are coming ahead of estimates, and there is even some modest improvement on the guidance front. Yet, the retail sector remains the outlier. Read More