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Equities Get Crushed As The Bear Is Alive And Well

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] 1. Moving the Markets Intense selling returned to Wall Street in afternoon trading Wednesday, pushing the Dow down 365 points and slicing 3.4% off of the tech-packed Nasdaq, dashing hopes for a third straight day of … Continue reading

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No Headaches For Investors Tuesday

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] 1. Moving the Markets Wall Street entered the second day of trading of 2016 on the defensive as investors still reeled from a global stock sell-off Monday and evaluated the most recent steps taken by Chinese … Continue reading

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New ETFs On The Block: PowerShares S&P 500 Momentum Portfolio (SPMO)

Factor-based investing has been quite popular within the investment community and, at a time when valuations seem a little stretched, momentum factor based strategies managed to find increasing favor with investors. PowerShares, the fourth-largest US issuer of exchange-traded funds and … Continue reading

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The Morning After: Bulls On Fed Hike Take A Hike

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] 1. Moving the Markets Wall Street’s enthusiasm over the Federal Reserve’s interest rate hike proved short-lived as stocks sold off sharply today, led by the energy sector, after oil prices fell below $35 a barrel. Although … Continue reading

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Major Indexes Stay Afloat Amidst Terrorism

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] 1. Moving the Markets The 3 major u.s. benchmarks eked out small gains today by the closing bell, as geopolitical risk weighed on financial markets. The shooting of a Russian fighter jet by turkey entrenched the … Continue reading

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Dow Moves Back In Black

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] 1. Moving the Markets Stocks gained as Wall Street continued trucking higher on the previous day’s rally that sent the Dow back into the black for the year. Traders focused mostly on more earnings reports and … Continue reading

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