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The 9 Most Interesting Stock Charts to Watch Right Now

These nine stock charts point to opportunities for traders, and they can also act as indicators of what may be next for the stock market. More 

U.S. Stock ETFs Decouple From U.S. Economic Concerns

Can we really attribute all of the weak economic data to icy pavements and polar vortexes? Not really, but we are spending, and stock ETFs stocks climb higher More 

Are Consumer ETFs Going The Way Of The VCR?

Consumers represent two-thirds or more of GDP growth in the US economy. With anemic growth ahead of us, it's safe to ask if consumer ETFs are bad investments More 

The Apple Doesn’t Fall Far From the Consumer

Investors were surprised at the weakness in Apple sales for iPhones, but the slowdown should be expected given the trends in consumer spending. What's next? More 

5 Charts Showing the U.S. Consumer Is Starting to Pull Back

Signs of weakness in consumer spending and behavior is showing up in stock and ETF prices for the 5 sub-industry consumer sector: be warned... More 

The Rally for Retail Stocks Might Be Over

Retail stocks have slumped badly in 2014. Is this just a blip, or have retailers lost their market leadership role for good? More 

XRT: Holiday Hangover in Retail Stocks Spells Trouble

You never want to read too much into one day, but Monday's bloodbath in XRT was telling. Consider this bearish options trade on the retail ETF. More