What the Rally in Transports Means for the Broader Market

The relationship of transportation stocks to the market gets lots of attention, but data shows that transports aren't a great predictor of market direction. More 

The Market That Cried Wolf: The End Isn’t Near

Cries about stocks being dead aren't just plain wrong, but are also fueled by a flawed rationale comparing equities to GDP -- which makes absolutely no sense. More 

A Look Beneath the Hood: Why Stocks Are Rallying

During earnings season, the focus is on earnings and company guidance. But analyzing more relevant factors provides a much better recipe why stocks are rising More 

Housing Starts Jump 6.9% in June

Housing starts rose 6.9% in June, hitting a seasonally-adjusted rate of 760,000 for the month, the best rate since October 2008, the Commerce Department said. More 

Sovereign Debt Foreshadowing Bigger Rally?

A situation similar to 2011's "fall melt-up" may be under way, which would mean further gains ahead for risk assets as healing in credit markets continues. More 

A ‘Spring Switch’ Could Still Be in Store

We are near the support line in the relationship of the Broker-Dealers ETF to the Dow. More 

Trending Social Media: Can Twitter Predict Stocks?

New study correlates chatter trending and market activity -- and claims there might be verifiable means of using Twitter to beat the market. More