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MARKET ROUNDUP
Dow -153.49 to 16,461.32
S&P 500 -14.17 to 1,927.11
Nasdaq -36.63 to 4,382.85
10-YR Yield +0.02 to 2.229%
Gold -$9.60 to $1,241.10
Crude Oil -1.95 to $80.54
The “V-Shaped Recovery.” There’s nothing normal about it — in normal stock market times. It’s about as unusual and rare as a Bigfoot or Loch Ness Monster sighting. But over the…

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Larry Edelson
When I coach investors and traders, I’m often asked what I think are the most common, most ruinous mistakes that investors make. Unfortunately, there are a lot of them. There are mistakes like risking too much money on a single trade or investment … not using protective stops … not using disciplined money management … trading too often … not…

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MARKET ROUNDUP
Dow +215.14 to 16,614.81
S&P 500 +37.27 to 1,941.28
Nasdaq +103.41 to 4,419.48
10-YR Yield +.027 to 2.208%
Gold +$3.90 to $1,248.60
Crude Oil +$0.10 to $82.81
The flood of corporate earnings reports just keeps on coming — and that has major implications for your wealth. Let’s start with the good news. Apple (AAPL, Weiss Ratings: A-) blew…

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Jon Markman
Google (GOOGL) shares are finally recovering after announcing third-quarter earnings last week that were shy of expectations. The search engine giant said revenue totaled $16.52 billion, up 20 percent from a year earlier, but well below the $16.58 billion expected by analysts. The biggest shortfall was in paid clicks, and the biggest surprise was higher expenses as the company kept hiring…

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MARKET ROUNDUP
Dow +19.26 to 16,399.67
S&P 500 +17.26 to 1,904.02
Nasdaq +57.64 to 4,316.07
10-YR Yield -0.01 to 2.18%
Gold +$8 to $1,247
Crude Oil +$0.01 to $82.07
We’re heading into the heart of corporate earnings season — and the misses are piling up fast! Take International Business Machines (IBM, Weiss Ratings: B-), or “Big Blue” if you prefer.…

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Here’s a quick, executive summary of the week’s stories, with a link to the full articles online … ISIS Horde Hits Baghdad! What it Means to Investors … Fair warning: This will be a hard column for some to read. DO NOT continue if you are easily offended or have a weak constitution. Click here to find out what Martin…

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MARKET ROUNDUP
Dow +263.10 to 16,380.34
S&P 500 +23.98 to 1,886.74
Nasdaq +41.05 to 4,258.44
10-YR Yield +0.05 to 2.20%
Gold -$2.80 to $1,238.40
Crude Oil +$0.40 to $83.05
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC). The World Health Organization (WHO). They’re the ones who are supposed to protect us — and the doctors and nurses on the front lines of…

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Mike Larson
These guys just don’t get it … still! That’s all I could think this week after reading a pair of stories. One focused on how European Central Bank head Mario Draghi is trying to browbeat the Germans into agreeing to more QE and massive deficit spending over there. Another suggested that the “Oil slide puts central bankers over deflationary barrel”…

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MARKET ROUNDUP
Dow -24.50 to 16,117.24
S&P 500 +0.27 to 1,862.76
Nasdaq +2.07 to 4,217.39
10-YR Yield +0.063 to 2.153%
Gold -$4.30 to 1,240.50
Crude Oil +0.94 to 82.72
Flying in an airplane with no pilot. Riding in a roller coaster with no one at the controls. Watching a hurricane bear down on you, with the local weatherman on vacation.…

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Jon Markman
Volatility has shot higher in the past two weeks as the major U.S. indexes sink below uptrend support that has persisted since 2012. The declines confirm the internal, hidden weakness that we have been discussing since mid-summer, when many measures, such as market breadth, small-cap stocks, and other measures topped out. The theme that has supported this bull market and…

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MARKET ROUNDUP
Dow -173.45 to 16,141.74
S&P 500 -15.21 to 1,862.49
Nasdaq -11.85 to 4,215.32
10-YR Yield -.116 to 2.09%
Gold +$5.90 to $1,240.20
Crude Oil -$0.16 to $81.68
Grab your Dramamine, folks — because it was another wild day on Wall Street! The Dow Industrials plunged by more than 450 points earlier in the afternoon, before rallying back to…

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Larry Edelson
For some time now, I have been warning of a steep stock market correction. At times, even I felt like I was a stopped clock with the warnings. But I knew it was only a matter of time before the massive run-up in the U.S. equity markets from the March 2009 crash low would have to take a breather. I…

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