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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 Article

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 Article

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 Article

Get a Jump-Start on Your Portfolio Cleaning

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

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 Article

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 Article

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 Article

Kick the Dogs Out of Your Portfolio Now!

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

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 Article

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 Article

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 Article

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 Article

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 Article

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 Article

Sell Overpriced Bonds While You Still Have the Chance

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

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 Article

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 Article

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 Article

Large Number of Sell Signals Should Give Traders Pause

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