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Take The S&P 500’s Death Cross With A Huge Grain Of Salt

If something doesn’t feel quite right about this past week’s weakness, you’re not crazy. The 4.6% loss the suffered by the SPDR S&P 500 Trust ETF (SPY) last week looks almost comically overdone. In fact, it was the worst showing since March, though just for the record, that March drubbing actually set up a nice […]

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The Best Performing Wall Street Analysts of 2018 like Nvidia and These Hidden Gems for Next Year

Stuck for stock inspiration? Look no further. These are some of the best-performing analysts of 2018, and here are a few of the names they are betting on for 2019.With volatility showing every sign of continuing into 2019, it could make sense to follow the advice of analysts with a proven track record of success. […]

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Do You Own These 6 Stocks That Brokerages Upgraded in November?

November proved to be a strong month for the stock market, especially after a disappointing September and October. The Sensex and Nifty gained around 5 percent each during the month.Foreign institutional investors turned net buyers in the month gone by, as they bought more than Rs 10,000 crore worth of shares. They had net sold […]

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A Jumpy Stock Market

​Volatility is an investor’s nightmare, but it can be the Garden of Eden for a nimble trader. Since early October, the bull market in equities has given way to a rocky road where optimism and pessimism change places each day sending the price of stocks higher and lower. Wider trading ranges have increased opportunities to […]

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Value ETFs Primed To “Spring Back”?

Research suggests that the current economic backdrop and recent market turbulence means value ETFs are potentially primed to “spring back”.Global sell-offGlobal equity markets suffered a significant market correction in October. The MSCI World Index, consisting of stocks from 23 developed market countries, fell 7.3% during the month, while the MSCI Emerging Markets Index tumbled by […]

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3 Interesting ETFs You May Have Missed

One year ago, I published a piece highlighting Three Undervalued ETFs you’ve Never Heard Of. Since then, luckily, all these ETFs are still open for trading, and two have performed quite well. Asset growth has been OK, with CRAK taking the cake. (Tough to say whether it was my analysis, pure investment merit, or the […]

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Bitcoin Crashes Under $5,000 As Ripple (XRP) And Ethereum Fall–Here’s Why

Bitcoin, along with other major cryptocurrencies ripple (XRP), ethereum, bitcoin cash, stellar, and litecoin, have fallen again over the last 24 hours as investors and traders fret over a flood of warnings on the future of cryptocurrencies.Bitcoin has crashed under $5,000 for the first time this year, according to recent trades on the Luxembourg-based Bitstamp […]

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2019 Opportunities in Market Sector ETFs

As investors look to sector plays to enhance their portfolio, Bartolini explained that there are a number of sector strategy implementation approaches, including a top-down, thematic, bottom-up or technical investment strategy. Through the top-down approach, an investor would survey macro economic variables, analyze business cycles and position towards sectors that may benefit from changes in […]

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Value Stocks, That’s Hot

The gains of internet-related stocks in recent years have cast a shadow over what a dull but steady income stream from dividends can do for investors.Fully understanding a company’s ability to generate cash and sustain stock buybacks and payouts to shareholders over time is the bedrock philosophy at Epoch Investment Partners, which oversees about $20.7 […]

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They Just Don’t Mix Well

In the third quarter, investors had no patience for earnings misses.In a note to clients published last Friday, Goldman Sachs’ equity strategy chief David Kostin affirmed a theme that had been burgeoning at the outset third quarter earnings season six weeks ago and which came to pass in spades as results rolled in — companies […]

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