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Divergences Grow as Stocks Flatline

Stocks finished mixed on Wednesday, but there's growing evidence of a withdrawal of risk appetites as equities disconnect from weakness in the commodities and fixed-income markets. Read Article

LOW Stock: Build on the Breakout in Lowe’s Companies, Inc.

LOW stock has completed a classic breakout move higher over the past three trading days.The stock can now be played as trend following again Read Article

There is No Guarantee of a Breakout

Lower volume favors higher volatility and a pullback. Read Article

Stocks Shake off Russia-Syria Headlines

With markets closed on Thursday, trading volumes are likely to be light on Wednesday amid a flurry of economic data releases including personal income and outlays, durable goods orders and jobless claims. Read Article

Why Dollar Tree, Inc. (DLTR), Burlington Stores Inc (BURL) and Avon Products, Inc. (AVP) Are 3 of Today’s Best Stocks

Geopolitical turmoil kept markets at bay, but retailers such as Dollar Tree, Burlington, and Avon all had excellent days. Read Article

Why Aduro BioTech Inc (ADRO), Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. (BRCD) and Delta Air Lines, Inc. (DAL) Are 3 of Today’s Worst Stocks

Aduro BioTech (ADRO), Brocade Communications Systems (BRCD) and Delta Air Lines (DAL) couldn't win for losing on Tuesday. Read Article

Tuesday’s Vital Data: Apple Inc. (AAPL), Inc. (AMZN) and Facebook Inc. (FB)

Apple (AAPL) sets Feb. launch for Apple Pay in China. Amazon (AMZN) up ahead of Black Friday. Facebook (FB) faces technical resistance. Read Article

SPY ETF: What to Expect From the S&P 500 Into Year-End

With the S&P 500 flat for the year, the SPY etf may still see higher highs if we consider performance chasing by fund managers. Read Article

Stocks Start ‘Sleeper’ Week by Slipping

The intermediate- and near-term trends are up, but the bulls have something to prove Read Article

Wall Street Slides Lower in Pre-Holiday Trading

Stocks moved lower on Wall Street today, with consumer staples leading the way and telecom bringing up the rear. Crude saw some overnight volatility, while Pfizer made headlines with an inversion deal with Allergan. Read Article

Why Alcoa Inc (AA), Tyson Foods, Inc. (TSN) and Macy’s Inc. (M) Are 3 of Today’s Best Stocks

Markets began the holiday week with the blahs, but Alcoa Inc (AA), Tyson Foods, Inc. (TSN) and Macy's Inc. (M) all bounced back. Read Article

Will Retailers Have a Blue Christmas?

What's going on in the retail sector? There's good and bad news; working through the difference means finding these bargain stocks to buy. Read Article

Monday’s Vital Data: Apple Inc. (AAPL), Pfizer, Inc. (PFE) and National Bank of Greece (NBG)

Apple (AAPL) calls up on China data. Pfizer (PFE) speculation ahead of Allergan (AGN) deal. National Bank of Greece (NBG) pummeled by puts. Read Article

Check out the Upside in Wells Fargo & Co (WFC)

The possibility of a December rate hike should benefit financial stocks such as Wells Fargo & Co. Here's the skinny on WFC stock. Read Article

Expect Profit-Taking in This Low-Volume Week

The market is mildly overbought as small and mid caps approach major resistance. Read Article

The Dow Jones Takes Another Run at 18,000

The Dow Jones looks to test the 18,000 level, while the economic calendar has a full feast set for next week, from existing home sales to international trade data. Read Article

Why Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (ANF), Nike Inc (NKE) and Gap Inc (GPS) Are 3 of Today’s Best Stocks

Markets bounced back today on some very good retail earnings, which is why Abercrombie & Fitch, Nike and Gap all enjoyed good days. Read Article

Why Mentor Graphics Corp. (MENT), Sprint Corp (S) and Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (CMG) Are 3 of Today’s Worst Stocks

Mentor Graphics (MENT), Sprint (S) and Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG) just couldn't get aboard Friday's bullish train for the market. Read Article

Don’t Expect GMCR Stock to See $60 Anytime Soon

GMCR stock valuation and earnings performance both suggest it has a better chance of seeing $40 than $60. Read Article