3 Ways ETF Investors Can Approach an Erratic Stock Market

The market has become topsy-turvy, with buy and sell signals opposite of 2013's. ETF investors can take these 3 approaches for the new reality More 

Wall Street is Still Optimistic, Should You Be Too?

Wall Street’s analysts are still cheerleading stocks for 2014 as if nothing has changed. Is their optimism well founded? Read more to find out. More 

How Caterpillar Stock Ranks Among Analysts’ Top Dow 30 Picks

A study of analyst recommendations at the major brokerages shows that Caterpillar is the #23 broker pick, on average, out of the Dow 30 stocks. Here's why... More 

Is Stock Market Sentiment Too Complacent?

Here’s your “lost decade” update: The S&P 500 has risen nine out of the past 10 years and in 2013 just posted its best yearly performance. Can it continue? More 

The January Effect: A Slam Dunk Seasonal Trend

The stock market's January effect, in which small caps beat large caps, is something to count on, as are its profit opportunities. Here's an example..... More 

Did the January Effect Arrive Early?

Experts debate the reality and merits of the January Effect, but the market is a creature of habit...take advantage by overweighting small vs large cap ETFs More 

Don’t Kill Yourself Interpreting Dow Jones’ Charts

The Dow Jones Industrial Average is making a triple-top on an inflation-adjusted basis. Here are two reasons why it just doesn't matter. More