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Running Out Of Steam

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Stocks ended flat Thursday, taking a breather after a nice two day rally. Trading today was mostly influenced by earnings reports from Bank of America (BAC) and Wells Fargo (WFC). Bank of America topped both earnings … Continue reading

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One Man’s Opinion: Will The Federal Reserve Keep Rates Low To Boost Consumption?

Following the Fed’s two-day monetary policy meeting this week, Chairwoman Janet Yellen said the central bank is going to stay accommodative for a long time after it ended its monthly bond-buying program this year, reassuring markets a rate hike is … Continue reading

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Equities Manage A Third Day Of Gains

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] 1. Moving The Markets It was a wobbly beginning, but the major indexes managed to pick up a little steam later in the session just enough to end up in the green for the third day … Continue reading

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A Mixed Bag Of Data Whacks The Bulls

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] 1. Moving The Markets It was a one-two punch based on disappointing earnings and a mixed bag of data that sent the bulls to the mat, at least for the time being. All major indexes lost … Continue reading

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Index ETFs See Red On Continued Fed Fear

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] The U.S. equity markets extended yesterday’s selloff to close decisively lower, the most since June as forecasts from Cisco Systems Inc. and Wal-Mart Stores Inc. disappointed while a large dose of mixed domestic data added to … Continue reading

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Will Bernanke Keep His Cards Close To His Chest?

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke is unlikely to disclose his strategy going forward when he attends the annual economic policy symposium in Jackson Hole in September, says Randall Kroszner, former Federal Reserve governor and a professor of economics at the … Continue reading

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