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Don’t Complain About This Boring Market. Prepare.

The slow but steady rise of the markets into the low-volume summer months is lulling many investors to sleep. But success favors the ready. More 

The Bond Rally Is Done – Why You Must Sell NOW

Technicals and sentiment are lined up against further upside for bonds -- the smart money is selling bonds now. More 

Retail Stocks and Gas Prices: Is the Link Just a Myth?

Rising gas prices are supposed to be a negative for retail stocks. So why do retailers and gasoline have an almost perfect correlation? More 

How to Invest $1,000

Will a grand fund your entire retirement? No. But a small start is the best way to get the ball rolling. Here's how to invest $1,000 today. More 

Leveraged ETFs – They’re Awful. Just Not Apocalyptically Awful.

BlackRock's CEO shouldn't sweat leveraged ETFs too much. They're hazardous, sure, and average investors shouldn't touch them. But they won't 'blow up the whole industry,' either. More 

Buy and Hold the Major Indices?

The bull has taken charge again, but the market's pace has not quickened due to a lack of participation from the public. More 

6 Stock Charts to Watch After the S&P 500′s New High

The S&P 500 closed out Friday at a new high. If the index is able to keep pushing above the 1900 mark, the stock charts say these six companies might have some decent upside. More