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August May Not Sizzle, but Investors Should Hold

The S&P 500 17-month moving average chart is still in a strong bull market. Read Article

Best 5 Stocks Under $5 This Week

U.S. Markets showed firmer footing this week, as Nymox, GigOptix, AK Steel, Nova Lifestyle, and Gevo were on solid ground. Read Article

Energy Stocks Lead Wall Street’s End-of-Week Slide

Ugly results from Exxon Mobil (XOM) and Chevron (CVX), coupled with another dip in oil, sent the sector reeling in Friday trading. Read Article

Why The Western Union Company (WU), Expedia Inc (EXPE) and Molina Healthcare, Inc. (MOH) Are 3 of Today’s Best Stocks

Stocks were generally flat on the day, but Western Union, Expedia and Molina Healthcare were high flyers. Read Article

Why Chevron Corporation (CVX), Hanesbrands Inc. (HBI) and LinkedIn Corp. (LNKD) Are 3 of Today’s Worst Stocks

Chevron (CVX), Hanesbrands (HBI) and LinkedIn (LNKD) were completely up-ended by earnings and outlook on the last trading day of the week. Read Article

After Earnings, LNKD Stock Separates Traders From Investors

LNKD stock may be a bargain after Friday's post-earnings plunge, if you can look past all the smoke and dust. Read Article

Friday’s Vital Data: Netflix, Inc. (NFLX), United States Steel Corporation (X) and LinkedIn Corp (LNKD)

Netflix (NFLX) traders cheer Italy, Marvel expansion; U.S. Steel (X) is upgraded at JPMorgan; and LinkedIn (LNKD) traders split ahead of earnings. Read Article

FedEx Stock Is on a Slippery Slope (FDX)

The price action in FedEx stock since late 2014 has been very toppish in nature. FDX likely will be pushed lower still. Read Article

Why Procter & Gamble Co. (PG), Qorvo Inc. (QRVO) and Whole Foods Market, Inc. (WFM) Are 3 of Today’s Worst Stocks

Procter & Gamble (PG), Qorvo (QRVO) and Whole Foods Market (WFM) suffered on Thursday, by the hand of their own disappointing results. Read Article

Why Nokia Corporation (NOK), T-Mobile US Inc (TMUS) and Skechers USA Inc (SKX) Are 3 of Today’s Best Stocks

Markets were mixed as some company earnings weren't great, but Nokia, T-Mobile, and Skechers all reported solid numbers. Read Article

3 Reasons to Not Trust This Market

Evidence suggests that the stability of the large-cap index, which has returned to its year-long trading range, is masking deeper trouble. Read Article

3 Simple Reasons Oil Prices Are Primed to Rally

Oil prices have faced immense pressure in the last year as a global supply glut drove prices down. Here's why now's the perfect time to go long oil. Read Article

Thursday’s Vital Data: Facebook Inc (FB), Pfizer Inc. (PFE) and Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD)

Earnings season marches on with results from Facebook (FB), Pfizer (PFE) and Gilead Sciences (GILD) driving heavy options volume. Read Article

Earnings Season Preview: Top Stocks Reporting Today (7/30)

FireEye (FEYE), LinkedIn (LNKD) and Amgen (AMGN) are among some of the marquee earnings reports coming up Thursday evening. Read Article

Aflac Incorporated: AFL Stock Is Still Best in Class

After more than a year of dormancy, Aflac (AFL) stock is poised to stage a meaningful rally over the next six to 12 months. Read Article

Why This Rally Remains Suspect

Mid caps' failure and the VIX reading are potential red flags. Read Article

Stocks Rise as Fed Looks to September

Stocks mostly raced forward Wednesday, partially riding the strength of an energy resurgence. However, Internet stocks Twitter and Yelp were absent from the rally. Read Article

Why Buffalo Wild Wings (BWLD), Citrix Systems, Inc. (CTXS) and SUPERVALU INC. (SVU) Are 3 of Today’s Best Stocks

Markets got a boost from the Fed, while Buffalo Wild Wings, Citrix Systems and SUPERVALU jumped on earnings. Read Article

Why Yelp Inc. (YELP), Twitter Inc. (TWTR) and Level 3 Communications, Inc. (LVLT) Are 3 of Today’s Worst Stocks

Yelp (YELP), Twitter (TWTR) and Level 3 Communications (LVLT) used far more than their fair share of red ink on Wednesday Read Article