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What Would TheStreet’s Columnists Say in Game of Thrones?

What would TheStreet’s columnists say on the Wall Street of Westeros?In honor of Game of Thrones’ final season kicking off this week, we adapted iconic quotes from to our cadre of columnists to envision a world where the market was within the Iron Bank. OK, the quotes are fictitious and don’t really reflect the thoughts of writers mentioned, but Game […]

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Managed-Care Stocks Haven’t Underperformed This Much in 15 Years

The rout in managed-care stocks has exceeded even the most bearish expectations as policy makers in Washington spar over proposals that threaten to disrupt their businesses.Several U.S. health insurance providers have seen the spread between their stock prices and the average analyst price target widen to the highest levels in at least 15 years over […]

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Apple Stock Gets Hit With Rare Sell Rating

It’s not every day that Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) shares get a sell rating slapped on them. New Street Research had dropped its rating on the Mac maker to sell last August, and HSBC just followed suit by downgrading Apple to “reduce,” the bank’s equivalent of a sell rating. HSBC had previously downgraded the stock to neutral […]

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Bank Stocks Are Cheap. Is This a Tipping Point?: Taking Stock

In the stock market rally, several industries have been left out. Banks (SX7P) are still the worst-performing sector after autos over the past year, and looking at the relative rotation chart sentiment toward lenders is still poor.Banks have been stuck in a difficult environment comprising a weak euro, falling bund yields and an extended period […]

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3 Trades to Play the End of Car Ownership

The era of car ownership is over. For the past fifty years, the American dream has included putting a car in every garage, with the goal of equipping every individual with modern transportation. But, modern transportation is rapidly evolving, and that means the American dream is rapidly changing, too.The goal is still to equip everyone […]

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Why One Apple Analyst Is Cautious on Devices and App Store Growth

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) has made some serious headway over the past month, begging the question whether the stock has run too much. One analyst thinks so. Nomura released a report in which it notes iPhone price concessions have not yet bolstered unit sales and App Store growth appears to be slowing.Nomura reiterated a Neutral […]

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Apple’s Biggest Mistake Yet

This week Apple (AAPL) held an “event” to announce its entry into streaming videos and credit cards. Among the cheers and applause and the “think different” banners, this marked a new low in the company’s fading effort to remain true to Steve Jobs’ vision of stunning innovation and creativity.In fact, the only association to Mr. Jobs […]

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NVIDIA Mixed Signals Favor Bull Run

NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA) stock has traded below the 200-day exponential moving average (EMA) since breaking that support level in October 2018, but good things are happening under the surface, making it harder for market technicians to forecast new lows. Saying it another way, although the price chart has carved a classic breakdown and downtrend, first […]

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Yield Curve Inversion: Why This Time Is Different

It happened…The 10yr/3m yield curve has inverted. The party is over folks. Sell your stocks, horde your cash, pack your bags and go home. Recession is imminent…The mainstream financial news and twitter “market experts” have nailed it. The top is in.It’s nice knowing that calling a recession is this easy. There’s really nothing to this […]

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10 Big Bets Behind a No. 1 Fund’s 27% Return

Actively managed funds have not, on average, had the best of performance in recent years, especially compared to their passively managed counterparts. But that doesn’t mean they have all been a disappointment. The Fidelity Advisor Growth Opportunities Fund, managed by Kyle Weaver, has been the best performing mutual fund over the past 12 months with […]

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