Stocks Cool as the Middle East Boils

Investors are exhibiting fear that seems to have resulted in paralysis. Read More

3 Satellite Companies Taking Off With High-Speed Internet

Growing global demand for high-speed Internet will help communications satellite companies soar. Here are 3 stocks that are a good bet now: Read More

No Clear Sell Signals, Buy on Pullbacks

With volume light, the market could easily turn back up. Read More

Stock Melt-Up Ends, Oil Prices Surge as Iraq Bleeds

Heightened conflict in Iraq has sent oil prices skyward and knocked stocks off their perch. Next up: Watch for the Fed's comments on inflation. Read More

6 Worries Shaking the Market

This historic stock market melt-up of the past few weeks has given way to a new bout of fear and uncertainty. Here are the concerns that have the bulls in retreat. Read More

Stocks In No-Man’s Land, but Catalytic Levels Are Clear

The Dow Jones Average and the Russell 2000 may appear to be on the fence right now, but a big move for stocks is closer than it seems. Read More

The FAA Just Cleared BP’s Commercial Drone for Takeoff

FAA's approval of the first commercial drone over land is a watershed moment for the burgeoning industry. Here are 3 pros and 3 cons for the drones industry. Read More

Insure Your Portfolio Before It Catches Fire

Before getting too wrapped up in the market's euphoria, ground yourself with these three troubling signs ... and consider hedging a portfolio bet or two. Read More

Straggling Bulls May Trample Those Who Jump the Gun

The Russell 2000 and the S&P 500 both have some key technical floors they need to hit before we can come to any longer-term conclusions. Read More

OK, It’s Time for the Uncomfortable S&P 2000 Chat

S&P 2000 mania only highlights all the things that can -- and probably will -- torpedo the S&P 500 here. Read More

Market Still Refuses to Consolidate

Despite the flat close, there was action underneath the surface. Read More

Will the Yen Carry Trade’s Derailment Slam Stocks?

The popular yen carry trade -- a short yen/long euro tactic -- is starting to unravel, which would kick a leg of support out from under U.S. stocks. Read More

How Long Will Market Mania Last?

The S&P 500 and other major indices remain aloft amid a dream scenario, but the hurdles have been set high. One trip, and this fever pitch will falter. Read More

Watch for These Signals of a Bull Market Top

Stay long unless these charts break down. Read More

Apple Does the Splits — Morning Linkfest (June 9)

What you should know about the Apple stock split, economic data galore, your guide to the World Cup and more in our daily linkfest. Read More

Stocks Cheer the Jobs Report, But Buy Selectively

Last week, stocks again got the better of the bears. Investors would be wise to keep the broader stock market direction and structure well in mind, though. Read More

Wall Street Traders Are About to Be in a World of Pain

Demand for Wall Street traders' skills is on a precipitous decline, and when they're cut, there are few places for them to go. Read More

May Jobs Report – Winners & Losers

In another solid jobs report, payrolls grew by more than expected last month to lift the number of employed persons back to its pre-recession peak. Read More

Technical Analysis: Look to the Charts as Summer Unfolds

For the next few weeks to months, the trends for major markets are mixed, so traders may need to bob and weave among the indices and pick their positions carefully. Read More

And We’re Off to the Races!

The rally in small caps and midcap stocks is the first important step in getting the markets to really surge ahead. Read More