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The rising tide of the great bull market has lifted most boats, but some strategies that trounced the index last year are also ready for what might happen next. Here are three possible scenarios… 1) Big Q2

Last week the Dow fell 200 points when Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen dared to suggest a timetable for raising interest rates. But then it recovered and ended down only 114 points on the day. Gee, that was a close one,

PREMARKET WORLD NEWS June E-mini S&Ps (ESM14 +0.34%) this morning are up +0.31% and European stocks are down -0.14%. The crisis in Ukraine eased and gave a global equity markets a lift after Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov, who met with

Need definitive proof that the financial industry is on the mend? Are you worried that increased volatility spells doom for this aging bull market? Or are you spooked by the fact that the “Fab Five” momentum stocks

PREMARKET WORLD NEWS June E-mini S&Ps (ESM14 +0.26%) this morning are up +0.27% and European stocks are up +0.84% on speculation that China may boost stimulus to promote economic growth after Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said that his country has

Some selling has come into the markets and we are starting to see some “high flyers” come down to earth after having an amazing run-up. For example, Wall Street darling Tesla (TSLA) is now trading at $

The terrific bull run of the past year hit my Q1 target of S&P 1850 and has stalled below 1900. I still think we are headed to my next target of S&P 2000 by year end, but

When you think of classic American brands in the transportation space, you think of companies like General Motors (NYSE: GM), Ford (NYSE: F) and Harley-Davidson (NYSE: HOG). But true motorcycle aficionados like me think of another classic American brand —

PREMARKET WORLD NEWS June E-mini S&Ps (ESM14 +0.22%) this morning are up +0.24% and European stocks are up +0.03% as Ukraine reached a preliminary deal with the IMF for up to $ 27 billion of international support to avert default

In the technology sector, innovation is routinely embraced. In the finance sector? Not so much. And for good reason, too. Whereas new technologies tend to improve our lives, new financial instruments often hold lopsided potential to ruin our lives.