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Stocks Slump as Gold, Safe Havens Hammered

U.S. equities were pushed lower on Tuesday amid big losses for areas of “safety” in the market. The catalysts for the declines in precious metals, long-term government bonds, yield-sensitive stocks like utilities, and gold and silver stocks was a surge in the U.S. dollar and reports the European Central Bank may be considering tapering its... More 

China Markets Near Stability on Strong Industrial Data

The recovery isn't as bullish as the S&P 500's, but the China economy isn’t showing signs of the bubbly fervor of 2015. More 

Stocks Continue Descent on Fed Jitters

Tuesday's selling in the stock market was driven by the announcement that Atlanta Fed president Lockhart plans to step down. More 

How Low Will the SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY) Go?

The S&P 500's (SPY) Friday free fall warrants an urgent new look at the charts. Here's how to deal with the market for the next two months. More 

Alphabet Inc Is on Breakout Watch (GOOGL)

Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) has consolidated for weeks. But GOOGL stock finally staged a promising rally that has more gas in the tank. More 

iShares Barclays 20+ Yr Treas. Bond (ETF) (TLT) Is at a Major Crossroads

The August jobs report will put the iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF (TLT) in play. Bonds now face a critical juncture. More 

Wall Street Flinches Ahead of Yellen

In the end, the Dow Jones lost 0.2%, the S&P 500 fell 0.1%, the Nasdaq dropped 11 basis points and the RUT finished the day 0.2% higher. More