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MARKET ROUNDUP
Dow +20.32 to 18,272.56
S&P 500 +1.63 to 2,122.73
Nasdaq -2.51 to 5,048.29
10-YR Yield -.098 to 2.141%
Gold -$0.70 to $1,224.50
Crude Oil -$0.05 to $59.83
We’ve seen plenty of asset bubbles in the past couple of decades. Dot-coms. Housing. Chinese stocks. You name it. And we all know they end badly. So for my money, I’d…

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MARKET ROUNDUP
Dow +191.75 to 18,252.24
S&P 500 +22.62 to 2,121.10
Nasdaq +69.11 to 5,050.80
10-YR Yield -.043 to 2.239%
Gold +$2.60 to $1,220.80
Crude Oil -$0.71 to $59.79
The mainstream media gets a lot of things wrong. But, boy, was the headline on today’s Financial Times digital front page a zinger! The headline? “Saudis claim oil price strategy success.”…

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Mike Larson
Can you profit from the greatest buying opportunity in energy stocks in 30 years by purchasing Exxon Mobil (XOM, Weiss Ratings: C) or Chevron (CVX, Weiss Ratings: C)? Sure. Those stocks roughly doubled after the 1986 energy crash that closely resembles what we experienced in 2014. But could you make much more? By thinking independently, and looking in some out-of-the-way…

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Mike Burnick
It has been nearly 20 years since Alan Greenspan’s famous”irrational exuberance” comments regarding stock market valuations. So it was just a matter of time before a new Federal Reserve chief tip-toed into the minefield once again. Last week, Janet Yellen made headlines and sent markets on a wild ride with her comment that stock values are”quite high” right now. Only…

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MARKET ROUNDUP
Dow -7.74 to 18,060.49
S&P 500 -0.64 to 2,098.48
Nasdaq +5.50 to 4,981.69
10-YR Yield +.022 to 2.282%
Gold +$22 to $1,214.40
Crude Oil -$0.69 to $60.06
Is your boss 373 times smarter and better than you? Because that’s what he or she is getting paid like, according to the AFL-CIO. The large labor organization just released its…

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Larry Edelson
The largest and worst sovereign debt crisis, ever, is rapidly approaching. Greece is now at its tipping point. As I pen this issue, the government of Greece is desperately trying to stave off default on a 750 million euro repayment ($835.7 million) to the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Whether Greece gets concessions or not, won’t matter. Because come June, Greece…

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MARKET ROUNDUP
Dow -36.94 to 18,068.23
S&P 500 -6.21 to 2,099.12
Nasdaq -17.38 to 4,976.19
10-YR Yield -.014 to 2.26%
Gold +$9.40 to $1,192.40
Crude Oil +$1.31 to $60.56
Crude and nat gas are rocking … while bonds and the dollar are getting rocked! That’s been the trend for the past few months, and it only accelerated today. Oil jumped around…

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Jon Markman
About two months ago, when crude oil prices were crashing, the airwaves were filled with trend-followers’ predictions that the price was headed for $20 a barrel. As soon as that became the prevalent opinion, Mr. Market figured it would be a good time to teach complacent short-sellers a lesson, and prices began a meaningful rally. Now you might be surprised…

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MARKET ROUNDUP
Dow -85.94 to 18,105.17
S&P 500 -10.77 to 2,105.33
Nasdaq -9.98 to 4,993.57
10-YR Yield +.124 to 2.274%
Gold -$5.90 to $1,183
Crude Oil -$0.13 to $59.26
Is it just me? Or is our Middle East policy in tatters? Take our approach toward Iran. The administration is trying to forge ahead with nuclear deal negotiations in advance of…

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(Martin D. Weiss is on vacation this week. Mark Najarian, managing editor of Money and Markets, is filling in.) Dear #field8#, Well, it’s clear what the markets thought of the shocking election result in the U.K. The pre-vote polls said it was going to be an unbelievably tight result with no clear-cut winner. The polls were wrong. The center-right Conservative…

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(Martin D. Weiss is on vacation this week. Mark Najarian, managing editor of Money and Markets, is filling in.) Dear #field8#, Well, it’s clear what the markets thought of the shocking election result in the U.K. The pre-vote polls said it was going to be an unbelievably tight result with no clear-cut winner. The polls were wrong. The center-right Conservative…

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Here’s a quick, executive summary of stories from this past trading week, with a link to the full articles online. The Next No. 1 Economy in the World What is it? Martin D. Weiss tells you. Click here to read his report. Sell in May? One of Wall Street’s best known adages is the old “sell in May and go…

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