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What Valuations Are Trying to Tell Investors Right Now

Based on current valuations, the defensive consumer staples, utilities and healthcare sectors remain expensive. Where can you find better opportunities? More 

3 Best ETFs to Own Until You Die

These are the best ETFs to buy and hold forever, because the stocks you gain exposure to are, quite frankly, fundamental to human existence. More 

For the Rally to Continue, These 3 Sectors Need to Rebound — and Soon

The broader market remains near record territory, but the XLF, XLU and XLP are making lower highs. Here's what that means for the rally's sustainability. More 

Bank of America Bulls Won’t Be Deterred

Bank of America might have been dumped from the Dow Jones Industrial Average, but strong technical movement is keeping BAC afloat -- and then some. More 

Are SPDRs Truly Your Best Sector Bet?

SPDRs are usually investors' first choice for sector ETFs, but an equal-weighted approach has provided a better "pure play" -- and higher historical returns. More 

Bove Sees Big Value, Potential Doublers in Bank Stocks

Bank stocks have been all the rage in the past year or so, but one noted analyst thinks there's still value to be had, and potential doublers lurking. More 

AIG’s Return to Dividends: Another Feather in Financials’ Cap

After a five-year hiatus, AIG will resume paying out dividends starting with a 10-cent offering in September. More