3 Trades to Kick Off the Second Quarter

Traders should focus in on short- and medium-term trends likely to continue over the next three months. Here are three of my favorite trades to kick off Q2. More 

3 Big Time Trends That ETF Investors May Miss

Investors should use the current news and investment landscape to hedge their market bets. Here are some suggested avenues for ETF investors More 

The 5 Best Index Funds for Optimists

What does an investor do who is truly optimistic? Simple: You get your money into the market in some of the best index funds out there, then sit back and let time grow your wealth. More 

Don’t Ignore the Defensive Signals – Buy These 2 ETFs

ETF investors continue to chase risk, despite the market flashing defensive signals. Investors are better off with these broad, low-volatility ETFs. More 

Is It Too Late to Buy the Rally in Small Caps?

Small cap stocks have delivered stellar returns in 2014, but the rally may be getting overextended. Is there any opportunity left for small caps? More 

Russell 2000: Stretched, But Don’t Fight the Trend

The Russell 2000 small-cap index is a little stretched, so caution is warranted, but the trend remains higher ... and that's reassuring. More 

Valuation Models Say Stock Market Losses Ahead

Market valuations matter, but so do investor psychology and emotion. Monitoring its mood through these models suggest trouble ahead for investors. More