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Remember….The 10-90 Rule

The 10 – 90 Rule I want to welcome back my blog readers and wish you all a very successful 2014. My question for all to contemplate; if you are going to celebrate your success, how will you know that … Continue reading

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Market Volume? These go to eleven…

There’s a classic scene from the movie This is Spinal Tap which speaks to the often misunderstood importance of volume… Weekly Market Commentary: Turn Down the Volume January saw a loss of 3.5%, the biggest one-month loss in the S&P … Continue reading

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The Meryl Streep of the Stock Market

Some things just go together – like the Oscars and Meryl Streep. The actress received her 18th Academy Award nomination last week. It is not all that surprising since half of the annual Academy Awards over the past 36 years … Continue reading

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The Two Year Curse

The beginning of the year is often full of talk about what indicators to watch as to how the year may unfold: the first five days indicator, the January effect, the Super Bowl indicator, even the Chinese lunar New Year … Continue reading

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The favorite season…

The Stock Market’s Favorite Season Sure, the holiday season is over, but it is still the stock market’s favorite season. This week starts the earnings reporting season – the start of which is traditionally marked by the earnings report from … Continue reading

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Bubble Check

Sentiment can be an important tool in measuring risk in the stock market. When investors get too bullish, it can be seen as a cautionary flag that the market may be due for a fall or a bubble is nearing … Continue reading

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Here we go again….

Another Great Year Ahead for Stocks… Stock market investors should be rooting for low single-digit economic growth next year – and the reason why has nothing to do with the Federal Reserve (Fed). We forecast a low double-digit gain of … Continue reading

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It’s going to drop…ready or not!

The Rest of 2013 The LPL Financial Research Outlook 2014 comes out next week, so this week is a great opportunity to take a shorter-term look at the rest of 2013. It has been an amazing year for stock market … Continue reading

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The Rest of 2013 and the FED, the holidays, the shopping…

The Rest of 2013 The LPL Financial Research Outlook 2014 comes out next week, so this week is a great opportunity to take a shorter-term look at the rest of 2013. It has been an amazing year for stock market … Continue reading

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Change in China

Change in China and what it Means for Investors Last week’s economic reports from China for July added fuel to the fiery debate over whether China’s economy is slowing rapidly, possibly forming a sharp “hard landing,” or slowing more gradually … Continue reading

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