InvestorPlace » Market Outlook http://investorplace.com Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading Tips Thu, 28 Aug 2014 22:45:00 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.2 S&P 500 Loses 2000 as Fear Returns http://investorplace.com/2014/08/sp-500-loses-2000-fear-returns/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/sp-500-loses-2000-fear-returns/#comments Thu, 28 Aug 2014 20:53:46 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=554523 Ukraine crisis escalates, other fresh concerns boil to the surface, knocking down the S&P 500 and giving volatility some life.

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

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What Bubble? Strong Second-Quarter Earnings Season Deflates Fears http://investorplace.com/2014/08/second-quarter-earnings-season-bubble/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/second-quarter-earnings-season-bubble/#comments Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:19:14 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=554358 Stocks are by no means cheap, but a strong second-quarter earnings season proves they're not wildly overpriced either.

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

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True Broad Market Index Yet to Break to Higher Ground http://investorplace.com/2014/08/daily-stock-market-news-nyse-yet-break-higher-ground/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/daily-stock-market-news-nyse-yet-break-higher-ground/#comments Thu, 28 Aug 2014 06:55:59 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=554069 Until the NYSE Composite makes a new high, I recommend a cautious but positive outlook.

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

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Get a Jump-Start on Your Portfolio Cleaning http://investorplace.com/2014/08/daily-stock-market-news-get-jump-start-portfolio-cleaning/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/daily-stock-market-news-get-jump-start-portfolio-cleaning/#comments Wed, 27 Aug 2014 06:11:57 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=553562 Beat institutional investors to the punch and rid your portfolio of laggards now.

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

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NYSE:BKW NASDAQ:AMZN NASDAQ:IBB NYSE:C NYSE:JPM NYSE:DB NYSE:BA NYSE:THI Market Outlook
S&P 500 Takes 2000 … But for How Long? http://investorplace.com/2014/08/sp-500-takes-2000-will-last/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/sp-500-takes-2000-will-last/#comments Tue, 26 Aug 2014 21:23:01 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=553501 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.

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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.

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INDEXSP:.INX NYSE:JCP NYSE:BAC NYSE:C NYSE:COP NYSE:S Market Outlook
Russian Countersanctions – Are Your Stocks at Risk? http://investorplace.com/2014/08/russian-countersanctions-stocks-xom-ddaif/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/russian-countersanctions-stocks-xom-ddaif/#comments Tue, 26 Aug 2014 18:12:10 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=553332 Western sanctions and Russian countersanctions are creating an economic crossfire. What companies are caught in the middle?

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

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The Sectors to Watch Now That the S&P 500 Has Hurdled 2000 http://investorplace.com/2014/08/sp-500-sectors-spy-etf/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/sp-500-sectors-spy-etf/#comments Tue, 26 Aug 2014 12:30:38 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=553144 The S&P 2000 discussion can graduate to the next stage now that the S&P 500 has reached the 2000 milestone.

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

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Kick the Dogs Out of Your Portfolio Now! http://investorplace.com/2014/08/daily-stock-market-news-kick-dogs-portfolio-now/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/daily-stock-market-news-kick-dogs-portfolio-now/#comments Tue, 26 Aug 2014 06:03:32 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=553126 Stocks that have not participated in the advance thus far should be sold.

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

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NASDAQ:IBB NASDAQ:ITMN NYSE:GS INDEXSP:.INX Market Outlook
Nasdaq Confirms Cup-and-Handle Breakout http://investorplace.com/2014/08/daily-stock-market-news-nasdaq-confirms-cup-handle-breakout/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/daily-stock-market-news-nasdaq-confirms-cup-handle-breakout/#comments Mon, 25 Aug 2014 06:37:15 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=552693 The index is now in virtually uncharted territory

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The index is now in virtually uncharted territory

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Market Outlook
With No Overhead in Sight, Today is Likely to Go to the Bulls http://investorplace.com/2014/08/overhead-sight-today-likely-go-bulls/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/overhead-sight-today-likely-go-bulls/#comments Fri, 22 Aug 2014 06:32:43 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=552224 Nothing is set in stone, but there is room for an explosive jump to new highs.

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

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Can the ECB Save German Stocks? (EWG) http://investorplace.com/2014/08/german-stocks-ewg/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/german-stocks-ewg/#comments Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:42:36 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=551889 Europe's strongest economy is showing a small limp, but help could be on the way for German stocks and the EWG.

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

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NYSEARCA:EWG OTCMKTS:BAYRY OTCMKTS:DDAIF Market Outlook
S&P Hugging Upper Bollinger Band; Should Traders Worry? http://investorplace.com/2014/08/daily-stock-market-news-sp-hugging-upper-bollinger-band/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/daily-stock-market-news-sp-hugging-upper-bollinger-band/#comments Thu, 21 Aug 2014 06:36:09 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=551815 Some believe this means the market is overbought, but I'm of a different opinion.

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

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NYSE:BA NYSE:HD NASDAQ:PETM NYSEARCA:XRT NYSE:GE Market Outlook
The Nasdaq Has This Bull Market By the Horns http://investorplace.com/2014/08/daily-stock-market-news-nasdaq-takes-lead/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/daily-stock-market-news-nasdaq-takes-lead/#comments Wed, 20 Aug 2014 06:21:08 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=551356 With its triple-top breakout, it has taken the lead over the more conservative indices.

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

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NASDAQ:AAPL NYSE:LOW NYSE:HD NYSEARCA:ITB Market Outlook
3 Reasons the S&P 500 Will Hit 2000 http://investorplace.com/2014/08/3-reasons-sp-500-will-hit-2000/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/3-reasons-sp-500-will-hit-2000/#comments Tue, 19 Aug 2014 17:59:57 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=551201 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.

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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.

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INDEXSP:.INX NYSEARCA:JNK NYSE:JCP NYSE:WX NYSE:S NYSE:COP Market Outlook
3 Rules for Trading This Bull Market http://investorplace.com/2014/08/bull-market-technical-analysis/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/bull-market-technical-analysis/#comments Tue, 19 Aug 2014 15:15:17 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=551098 When technicals take over -- like they have in this bull market -- traders who stick to discipline and these simple rules will come out ahead.

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

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INDEXSP:.INX INDEXRUSSELL:RUT NASDAQ:QQQ NYSEARCA:IYT NYSEARCA:XLV Market Outlook
Sell Overpriced Bonds While You Still Have the Chance http://investorplace.com/2014/08/daily-stock-market-news-sell-overpriced-bonds/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/daily-stock-market-news-sell-overpriced-bonds/#comments Tue, 19 Aug 2014 06:03:53 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=550947 Decreased political risk and Fed commentary are likely to negatively impact bond prices.

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

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Why Do We Care About Jackson Hole? http://investorplace.com/2014/08/jackson-hole-janet-yellen-fomc-fed/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/jackson-hole-janet-yellen-fomc-fed/#comments Mon, 18 Aug 2014 16:21:14 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=550722 Once a year, the world turns its eyes on Jackson Hole when it becomes the center of global economic policy.

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

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Market Outlook
These 2 Stocks Might Copy Kinder Morgan’s MLP Reversion http://investorplace.com/2014/08/mlps-reversion-kmp-kmi-epd-etp/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/mlps-reversion-kmp-kmi-epd-etp/#comments Mon, 18 Aug 2014 16:04:00 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=549687 Other large MLPs could follow KMI's lead, absorbing MLPs back into one company. Should investors be worried?

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

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NYSE:KMI NYSEkKMP NYSE:ETP NYSE:EDP NYSE:NGLS NYSE:PAA Market Outlook
Q2 Earnings Update – Will Retail Spoil This Robust Earnings Season? http://investorplace.com/2014/08/q2-earnings-reports-retail-sector/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/q2-earnings-reports-retail-sector/#comments Mon, 18 Aug 2014 16:00:00 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=550479 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.

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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.

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NYSE:HD NYSE:TGT NYSE:GPS NYSE:HPQ NYSE:CRM NYSE:BBY NYSE:WMT Market Outlook
Large Number of Sell Signals Should Give Traders Pause http://investorplace.com/2014/08/daily-stock-market-news-multiple-sell-signals-give-traders-pause/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/daily-stock-market-news-multiple-sell-signals-give-traders-pause/#comments Mon, 18 Aug 2014 06:44:01 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=550555 There are two things I'd like to see before making additional bullish commitments.

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There are two things I'd like to see before making additional bullish commitments.

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NASDAQ:IBB INDEXNASDAQ:.IXIC Market Outlook
3 Reasons Why Russia-Ukraine Matters http://investorplace.com/2014/08/3-reasons-russia-ukraine-matters/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/3-reasons-russia-ukraine-matters/#comments Fri, 15 Aug 2014 21:07:02 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=550435 Further escalation between Russia and Ukraine looks likely before this is all done, which comes at a time of vulnerability for the economy and markets.

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Further escalation between Russia and Ukraine looks likely before this is all done, which comes at a time of vulnerability for the economy and markets.

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NYSEARCA:JJC NYSEARCA:RUSS NYSEARCA:EPV NYSEARCA:IEV Market Outlook
5 Signs of a Looming Market Collapse http://investorplace.com/2014/08/etf-charts/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/etf-charts/#comments Fri, 15 Aug 2014 19:00:46 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=549441 The economy is rosy -- all is well, right? Not so fast. These 5 ETF charts show an undercurrent of worry for Wall Street.

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The economy is rosy -- all is well, right? Not so fast. These 5 ETF charts show an undercurrent of worry for Wall Street.

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INDEXSP:.INX INDEXRUSSELL:RUT NYSEARCA:XRT NYSEARCA:EWG NYSEARCA:EWQ NYSEARCA:EWI NYSEARCA:GREK NYSEARCA:EWL NYSEARCA:EPOL NYSEARCA:EWD NYSEARCA:EWO NYSEARCA:KBE NYSEARCA:DBC Market Outlook
Put Some of Your Accumulated Cash To Work http://investorplace.com/2014/08/daily-stock-market-news-put-accumulated-cash-work/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/daily-stock-market-news-put-accumulated-cash-work/#comments Fri, 15 Aug 2014 06:28:38 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=549949 The S&P 500 has penetrated overhead resistance with a fresh buy signal.

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The S&P 500 has penetrated overhead resistance with a fresh buy signal.

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NASDAQ:IBB NASDAQ: CSCO NYSE:WMT INDEXSP:.INX Market Outlook
Biotech is the Best Buy in This Market http://investorplace.com/2014/08/daily-stock-market-news-biotech-best-buy-market/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/daily-stock-market-news-biotech-best-buy-market/#comments Thu, 14 Aug 2014 06:47:35 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=549569 Bargain hunters should focus on biotechs since momentum is clearly on their side.

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Bargain hunters should focus on biotechs since momentum is clearly on their side.

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NASDAQ:IBB NASDAQ:AAPL NYSE:M NASDAQ:FB NASDAQ:GOOG Market Outlook
Russia Crisis Makes Europe a No-Go Area for Investors http://investorplace.com/2014/08/russia-crisis-european-stocks/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/russia-crisis-european-stocks/#comments Wed, 13 Aug 2014 13:41:04 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=548938 After being the darling for much of the year, economic weakness and the Ukraine have caused sentiment to sour on European stocks.

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After being the darling for much of the year, economic weakness and the Ukraine have caused sentiment to sour on European stocks.

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NYSEARCA:VGK Market Outlook
Europe’s Economy Is Looking Wheezy – Linkfest (Aug 13) http://investorplace.com/2014/08/europe-eurozone-germany-linkfest/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/europe-eurozone-germany-linkfest/#comments Wed, 13 Aug 2014 13:20:20 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=549181 It looks like Europe is struggling to grow GDP again. Well, minus the marshmallow printing industry across the pond. That's booming!

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It looks like Europe is struggling to grow GDP again. Well, minus the marshmallow printing industry across the pond. That's booming!

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NYSEARCA:EWG Market Outlook
The Market Selloff Might Not Be Over – Here’s What to Do http://investorplace.com/2014/08/market-selloff/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/market-selloff/#comments Wed, 13 Aug 2014 10:30:14 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=548987 With the market bouncing up and down in August, are we stuck with the market selloff? And what should investors do about it?

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With the market bouncing up and down in August, are we stuck with the market selloff? And what should investors do about it?

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NYSEARCA:HYG NYSEARCA:SOXS NYSE:COP Market Outlook
Stay on the Sidelines Until Market’s Conundrum is Resolved http://investorplace.com/2014/08/daily-stock-market-news-stay-sidelines/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/daily-stock-market-news-stay-sidelines/#comments Wed, 13 Aug 2014 06:29:00 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=549119 The Dow is struggling with a narrow range, and the trend could go either way.

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The Dow is struggling with a narrow range, and the trend could go either way.

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INDEXSP:.INX INDEXDJX:.DJI INDEXNASDAQ:.IXIC Market Outlook
So How About Those Low Interest Rates? – Linkfest (Aug 12) http://investorplace.com/2014/08/treasury-bonds-kmi-bond/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/treasury-bonds-kmi-bond/#comments Tue, 12 Aug 2014 12:55:16 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=548772 Yep, still waiting for those higher treasury bond yields. It's like watching plaint dry at this point.

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Yep, still waiting for those higher treasury bond yields. It's like watching plaint dry at this point.

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NYSE:KMI NYSE:KMP NYSEARCA:BOND Market Outlook
Strength of the Junior Indices is Encouraging, But… http://investorplace.com/2014/08/daily-stock-market-news-strength-junior-indices-encouraging/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/daily-stock-market-news-strength-junior-indices-encouraging/#comments Tue, 12 Aug 2014 06:34:08 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=548706 Volume and breadth are at typical summer lows and fail to confirm a bottom.

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Volume and breadth are at typical summer lows and fail to confirm a bottom.

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INDEXSP:.INX INDEXDJX:.DJI INDEXNASDAQ:.IXIC NYSE:KMI NASDAQ:IBB Market Outlook
Hedge Funds Sent Scrambling by Goldman Sachs http://investorplace.com/2014/08/goldman-sachs-places-increased-scrutiny-hedge-funds/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/goldman-sachs-places-increased-scrutiny-hedge-funds/#comments Mon, 11 Aug 2014 17:53:31 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=546605 Only those hedge funds generating the highest profits will make the cut. Where will the other funds go for financing, and who will benefit?

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Only those hedge funds generating the highest profits will make the cut. Where will the other funds go for financing, and who will benefit?

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NYSE:GS Market Outlook
30% of Americans Are Wrecking Their Own Retirement – Linkfest (Aug 11) http://investorplace.com/2014/08/retirement-msft-ebay-linkfest/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/retirement-msft-ebay-linkfest/#comments Mon, 11 Aug 2014 13:00:43 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=548406 Ahh ... retirement. The sweet life of doing nothing. Unfortunately, for 30% of Americans, it's not going to happen. Get saving!

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Ahh ... retirement. The sweet life of doing nothing. Unfortunately, for 30% of Americans, it's not going to happen. Get saving!

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SRI – There’s No Place for Morals in Business http://investorplace.com/2014/08/sri-socially-resonsible-investing/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/sri-socially-resonsible-investing/#comments Mon, 11 Aug 2014 12:10:01 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=547159 Socially responsible investing is a gimmick, designed to make you feel good, with no way to controlling for returns absent SRI elements.

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Socially responsible investing is a gimmick, designed to make you feel good, with no way to controlling for returns absent SRI elements.

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NASDAQ:SBUX NYSE:THI NYSE:WMT NYSE:MCD NYSE:GE NYSE:JPM NASDAQ:WFM NYSE:BMO Market Outlook
U.S. Stock Market in a Critical Position http://investorplace.com/2014/08/daily-stock-market-news-u-s-stock-market-critical-position/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/daily-stock-market-news-u-s-stock-market-critical-position/#comments Mon, 11 Aug 2014 06:59:09 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=548378 Despite bearish overtones, the Dow and Nasdaq held at important technical levels.

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Despite bearish overtones, the Dow and Nasdaq held at important technical levels.

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Consumers Are Feeling More Confident – Linkfest (Aug 8) http://investorplace.com/2014/08/consumer-confidence-stocks-linkfest/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/consumer-confidence-stocks-linkfest/#comments Fri, 08 Aug 2014 13:08:18 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=548026 Giddy about spending money? You're not alone. Consumers are more confident, and not just here in the U.S.

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Giddy about spending money? You're not alone. Consumers are more confident, and not just here in the U.S.

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NASDAQ:GOOG NASDAQ:GOOGL Market Outlook
If You’re a Bull, Root for a High-Volume Selloff http://investorplace.com/2014/08/sp-500-selloff-2/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/sp-500-selloff-2/#comments Fri, 08 Aug 2014 08:15:54 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=547937 One more big loser of a day might be what the S&P 500 needs to spark the panic necessary to finally reach a technical bottom.

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One more big loser of a day might be what the S&P 500 needs to spark the panic necessary to finally reach a technical bottom.

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Where’s the Market Headed From Here? http://investorplace.com/2014/08/wheres-market-headed/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/wheres-market-headed/#comments Thu, 07 Aug 2014 19:01:49 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=547816 Find out which sectors are strong, whether Russian sanctions matter and where the S&P 500 will wind up from here in this podcast featuring investment advisor Charles Sizemore, the editor of Macro Trend Investor, and Jeff Reeves, the editor of InvestorPlace.com

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Find out which sectors are strong, whether Russian sanctions matter and where the S&P 500 will wind up from here in this podcast featuring investment advisor Charles Sizemore, the editor of Macro Trend Investor, and Jeff Reeves, the editor of InvestorPlace.com

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Here Comes That Correction! – Linkfest (Aug 7) http://investorplace.com/2014/08/stock-correction-gold-risk-linkfest/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/stock-correction-gold-risk-linkfest/#comments Thu, 07 Aug 2014 13:00:36 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=547511 Guess what? The market is finally in correction mode! Drown your sorrows with a secret hamburger. All that and more in today's Linkfest.

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Guess what? The market is finally in correction mode! Drown your sorrows with a secret hamburger. All that and more in today's Linkfest.

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NYSE:RIO Market Outlook
A Market Bottom? Not Quite! http://investorplace.com/2014/08/sp-500-not-oversold/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/sp-500-not-oversold/#comments Thu, 07 Aug 2014 10:52:51 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=547460 The major indices are oversold and a near-term bounce is likely, but a true market bottom has not yet been firmly established.

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The major indices are oversold and a near-term bounce is likely, but a true market bottom has not yet been firmly established.

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Is the M&A Boom Ending? http://investorplace.com/2014/08/ma-boom-ending/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/ma-boom-ending/#comments Thu, 07 Aug 2014 10:30:59 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=547426 Three big moves just went up in smoke on their own merits, but two primary M&A motivators are starting to close slightly and could hamper broader action.

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Three big moves just went up in smoke on their own merits, but two primary M&A motivators are starting to close slightly and could hamper broader action.

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NYSE:S NYSE:WAG NASDAQ:FOXA NYSEARCA:JNK Market Outlook
Why You Should Always SELL on Takeover News (TMUS, TWX) http://investorplace.com/2014/08/tmus-twx-takeover-ma/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/tmus-twx-takeover-ma/#comments Wed, 06 Aug 2014 16:16:47 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=547203 The collapse of T-Mobile and Time Warner deals shows the dangers of holding on after a bid. Rather than taking on headline risk, do what the pros do: sell.

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The collapse of T-Mobile and Time Warner deals shows the dangers of holding on after a bid. Rather than taking on headline risk, do what the pros do: sell.

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Housing Market Slide: Can Millennials Save Real Estate from Another Decline? http://investorplace.com/2014/08/real-estate-market-homebuilders/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/real-estate-market-homebuilders/#comments Wed, 06 Aug 2014 14:54:24 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=547130 Recent reports show home prices and sales slowing. Is that the start of a new trend or can the Millenial generation propel real estate?

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Recent reports show home prices and sales slowing. Is that the start of a new trend or can the Millenial generation propel real estate?

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NYSE:DHI Market Outlook
I Catch the Rains Down in Africa – Linkfest (Aug 6) http://investorplace.com/2014/08/africa-african-stocks-etfs-dis/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/africa-african-stocks-etfs-dis/#comments Wed, 06 Aug 2014 13:01:38 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=547049 The best investment destination of the next decade? You might be tempted to guess China. Maybe Brazil. Nope -- it's Africa.

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The best investment destination of the next decade? You might be tempted to guess China. Maybe Brazil. Nope -- it's Africa.

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NYSE:DIS Market Outlook
All Eyes on the Dow After Tuesday’s Selloff http://investorplace.com/2014/08/dow-market-outlook/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/dow-market-outlook/#comments Wed, 06 Aug 2014 08:00:00 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=546894 Keep an eye on the Dow Jones Industrial Average -- the senior index is in a narrow band between important support and big overhead resistance.

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Keep an eye on the Dow Jones Industrial Average -- the senior index is in a narrow band between important support and big overhead resistance.

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NYSE:TGT NYSE:COH NYSE:BA NASDAQ:INTC NYSE:CVX NYSE:XOM Market Outlook
Toss Your Junk (Bonds) in the Trunk – Linkfest (Aug 5) http://investorplace.com/2014/08/junk-bonds-hyg-sjb-msft-ko-linkfest/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/junk-bonds-hyg-sjb-msft-ko-linkfest/#comments Tue, 05 Aug 2014 13:00:06 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=546588 Find out why junk bonds are starting to take a hit, and whether there's anywhere left for income seekers. Plus, is Coca-Cola repeating an old mistake?

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Find out why junk bonds are starting to take a hit, and whether there's anywhere left for income seekers. Plus, is Coca-Cola repeating an old mistake?

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3 Reasons the Market Selloff Isn’t Finished http://investorplace.com/2014/08/market-selloff-xli-xle-dug/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/market-selloff-xli-xle-dug/#comments Tue, 05 Aug 2014 12:21:21 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=546566 Several fundamental catalysts, such as international issues and the possibility of higher interest rates, could weigh on stocks. But these technical indicators are flashing red, too.

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Several fundamental catalysts, such as international issues and the possibility of higher interest rates, could weigh on stocks. But these technical indicators are flashing red, too.

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Don’t Get Too Giddy Over That Dead-Cat Bounce http://investorplace.com/2014/08/dead-cat-bounce/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/dead-cat-bounce/#comments Tue, 05 Aug 2014 08:00:05 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=546523 Sure, Monday's action was positive -- but the bulls have a long way to go to make up for last week's ugliness.

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Sure, Monday's action was positive -- but the bulls have a long way to go to make up for last week's ugliness.

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NYSE:BRK.A Market Outlook
Are Emerging Markets Back? http://investorplace.com/2014/08/emerging-markets-q2-earnings/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/emerging-markets-q2-earnings/#comments Mon, 04 Aug 2014 16:06:28 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=546280 Strong contributions from emerging markets in Q2 are helping U.S. companies post the best earnings growth in years.

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Strong contributions from emerging markets in Q2 are helping U.S. companies post the best earnings growth in years.

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NYSE:YUM NYSE:JNJ NYSE:NKE NYSE:MKC NYSE:GIS Market Outlook
50 Billion Reasons Why Warren Buffett Is Bearish http://investorplace.com/2014/08/warren-buffett-berkshire-cash-50-billion/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/warren-buffett-berkshire-cash-50-billion/#comments Mon, 04 Aug 2014 13:16:25 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=546152 Warren Buffett seems to be bearish on the market right now, based on Berkshire Hathaway's $50B cash hoard and a lack of acquisition activity.

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Warren Buffett seems to be bearish on the market right now, based on Berkshire Hathaway's $50B cash hoard and a lack of acquisition activity.

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NYSE:BRK.A NYSE:BRK.B NYSE:KO NYSE:IBM Market Outlook
Bank Bailouts Part Deux – Linkfest (Aug 4) http://investorplace.com/2014/08/bank-bailouts-brazil-santander/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/bank-bailouts-brazil-santander/#comments Mon, 04 Aug 2014 13:14:31 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=546140 Bank bailouts are back! Find out what it means for markets, and discover Brazil's beef with Banco Santander.

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Bank bailouts are back! Find out what it means for markets, and discover Brazil's beef with Banco Santander.

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