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What’s Next After Yellen’s “Rookie” Moment of Clarity?

Traders sold off after the Fed meeting. Too bad for them, because only one significant item came out of Yellen's remarks, and it wasn't exactly a surprise. More 

5 Reasons You Shouldn’t Worry About a Market Crash

We're going to get a market crash again -- that's inevitable. But don't take the bears' recent warnings to heart. More 

2 Factors that Argue for a March-April Rally

Strong historical stock market returns in March-April, together with a sub-14 VIX, argue for continued stock market gains in the next two months. More 

Gold, GLD Surge on Fed Easy-Money Pledge

For the first time since last summer, precious metals and funds like the GLD have entered a new uptrend as Janet Yellen keeps the cheap money flowing. More 

Janet Yellen: What We Learned From Her First Testimony

We take a look at what Janet Yellen covered in her first congressional testimony as Fed chairwoman, and how she did. More 

Fed Members Provide a Farewell Gift for Ben Bernanke

Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke got a nice parting gift as the Fed unanimously agreed to a second taper, paving the way for Janet Yellen to take over as Chairwoman. More 

Don’t Sweat the Fed

For all the attention given to Federal Reserve policy, the Fed has little latitude to surprise the financial markets in 2014. More