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S&P 500 Reclaims Its 3,000-Milestone Marker

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Moving the markets After a slow start, upward momentum picked up, and after a brief dip late in the session, the major indexes surged into the close led by the Nasdaq. The S&P 500 managed to … Continue reading

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Spiking Into The Close

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Moving the markets Throughout the session, the major indexes hovered below their respective unchanged lines, as US-China trade news offered a mixed picture, while a look ahead to the upcoming central bank policy meetings kept traders … Continue reading

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Markets Find Some Footing; Retail Sales And Walmart Throw An Assist; Bond Yields Crash

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Moving the markets The market got an unexpected assist, which prevented a continuation of yesterday’s slide; at least for the time being. Retail sales surged in July, but that does not mean all is well, as … Continue reading

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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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