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Here are a few things you should know about this market; My watch-list continues to be small and the performance has been very weak, I’ve been harping on this all month.  This is my best health barometer for swing trading. The $RUT is below its 50 and 200 day moving average. We spoke about this over the weekend, we have…

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death-top-hat A “Death Cross” is a hilariously ominous name for a technical market condition where the 50-day moving average crosses below the 200-day moving average. One just occurred in the Russell 2000 Small Cap Index $IWM. Despite what you may have heard in the financial media, this sinister and devastating menace is about as harmful to your investments as regular portfolio…

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Bill Hall
Nothing should shock me anymore about Apple (AAPL) and the shrewdness of its marketing department. But I will admit to being a little distressed last week at watching the technology titan sucker the investment media into covering the release of its new iPhone 6 mobile phones as if something really special had happened. My favorite station to watch during the trading day,…

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I try to post analysis from our member’s site,
Wolf on Wall Street
(for more information about our member’s program, click the link above)
When there’s something very big going on, now would be one of those times, but please keep in mind this is just 1 post of approximately 10-15 a day as we follow the market in real …

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MARKET ROUNDUP
Dow -107.06 to 17,172.68
S&P 500 -16.11 to1,994.29
Nasdaq -52.10 to 4,527.69
10-YR Yield -0.02 to 2.566%
Gold +$0.30 to $1,220.10
Crude Oil -$0.93 to $91.48
I’m not going to lie. I like to indulge in a couple of fried chicken wings or tenders on football Sundays. And chances are, I’ll wash them down with a nice, cold…

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This week we’ll get the final second-quarter GDP figures as well as new housing data – existing home sales and new home sales. No fewer than seven Fed officials will be speaking around the country, with Fed Gov. Jerome speaking on Tuesday in St. Louis. What follows are calendar highlights for the week. (All times are Eastern Daylight Time; forecasts…

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This week we’ll get the final second-quarter GDP figures as well as new housing data – existing home sales and new home sales. No fewer than seven Fed officials will be speaking around the country, with Fed Gov. Jerome speaking on Tuesday in St. Louis. What follows are calendar highlights for the week. (All times are Eastern Daylight Time; forecasts…

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Martin Weiss
“Which solution do you choose? Ridiculously low yield or ridiculously high risk?” Those penetrating words — from a reader question I received last week — continue to ring in my ears. My one-word answer: “Neither!” My 15-minute answer: The new video I just posted to my website on Friday. My BIG answer: A major free online course I’m developing for…

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Here’s a quick, executive summary of the week’s stories, with a link to the full articles online … A Retirement Breakthrough Martin D. Weiss sets all of the geopolitical discussions aside and devotes his column to a quiet and brief chat — to bring thoughts closer to home and to talk about your own future. Click here to read this…

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I’m not a big fan of pointing out negative divergences because in a bull market it really doesn’t pay to take action based on them.  Look how many negative divergence articles we see on a weekly basis, tons, if you took action on them you are probably not so happy right now.  And I know they read well and are…

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By EconMatters
Good Year Performance Wise
We closed out our bond short this week and are up 42% so far this year. The reason we closed out our bond short is that we are trying to make money and control risk as much as possible in a market that frankly speaking is off its rockers! Who knows what “Fair Market Value” is …

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MARKET ROUNDUP
Dow +14.07 to 17,280.06
S&P 500 -0.94 to 2,010.41
Nasdaq -13.64 to 4,579.79
10-YR Yield -0.04 to 2.587%
Gold -$3.60 to $1,226.50
Crude Oil -$0.64 to $92.43
It’s official! Scotland will stay in the United Kingdom! By a 55-45 percent margin, Scottish citizens voted “No” on the secession referendum. British Prime Minister David Cameron sounded jubilant in response,…

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