Watch Out for the Q1 Earnings Season

Q1 earnings season is creeping up on us, and considering the potential potholes ahead, we soon might be yearning for the boredom of the fourth quarter. Read More

Traders Opting for Safe Havens and Cheap Insurance

A better safe than sorry attitude has resulted in a flight to bonds and defensive sectors, as well as higher option premiums. Read More

Markets Fell Hard…But Look at the Bright Side

The markets took a beating on Thursday, and are mixed early Friday. All is not lost, and here are some bright spots for investors to focus in on Read More

Gold Stocks Are Up 35%. Now What?

Gold stocks have surged from their December low, benefitting ETFs such as GDX. With strong gains already in the books, can the rally in miners continue? Read More

Bull May be Long in the Tooth, but It’s Still Kicking

The cyclical bull market is five years old, but doesn't seem quite ready to roll over yet. Read More

Homebuilders Get Demolished – Time to Buy?

Homebuilders have been hit hard in the past few weeks, as investor fears continue to punish the sector. But is the pullback actually a buying opportunity? Read More

Don’t Get Married to Gold Prices Here (But Flings are OK)

Gold prices have been on fire lately, and may rally a bit longer. But sooner than later, the lack of bullish underpinnings are going to catch up with gold. Read More

Investors, Enter Your GTC Orders Now

Be prepared to buy on a minor pullback that should be quickly reversed. Read More

Warning Signs Flash Even as Mr. Bull Celebrates a Birthday

The market celebrated a 5-year anniversary rally earlier this week, however I see some signs that the rally may not last to the next birthday. Here's why.. Read More

VIX Points to a Pause, Not a Correction

The docile volatility indicator could be telling us that a minor pullback is likely. Read More

Our 10 Yr Treasury Note Forecast Says Rough Patch Ahead

Where will the 10 Yr Treasury Note Yield End 2014? We weigh in with our expectation, and it says between 3% to 3.5%. What is your opinion? Read More

Don’t Let the Worrywarts Keep You From Big Gains

Despite the continuous rehashing of doom and gloom, the trend is up. Read More

A Secular Bull Market Arises From the 2009 Shadows

The 2009 market lows are five years old, and both the charts and investor psychology point to those lows as having created a new secular bull market. Read More

California Droughts Pose Major Threat to OXY Stock

For Occidental Petroleum and its planned spinoff, the recent California drought could throw some cold water on OXY stock. Read More

Don’t Chase Stocks in This Five-Year-Old Bull

Everything points to higher prices, but chasing stocks that are making new highs is a high-risk proposition. Read More

3 Lessons for the Next Bear Market … Or ANY Market

This is what the so-called "smart money" keeps in mind whenever we're in the throes of a bear market. Read More

February Jobs Report: Winners & Losers

Markets can breathe a sigh of relief now that the February jobs report showed a significant pick up in hiring after two straight months of weak gains. Read More

5 Reasons You Shouldn’t Worry About a Market Crash

We're going to get a market crash again -- that's inevitable. But don't take the bears' recent warnings to heart. Read More

Is It Too Late to Buy the Rally in Small Caps?

Small cap stocks have delivered stellar returns in 2014, but the rally may be getting overextended. Is there any opportunity left for small caps? Read More

The Best Sectors to Buy Right Now

Jump aboard previously lagging groups and those that succumbed to profit-taking. Read More