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Has the Bull Market Lulled You to Sleep?

PaladinRegistry.com | Posted 02.17.2015 | Money
PaladinRegistry.com

If you are like most investors, you prefer to talk about good performance years and avoid discussions about bad years. Well, you have had a lot to talk about the past few years, but there are some serious storm clouds on the horizon.

First Half in Review: Melt Up!

Chris Wang | Posted 09.07.2014 | Money
Chris Wang

I've been in the business for almost 17 years now and I can't remember a time when virtually all assets classes went up together. Needless to say these are highly unusual times.

Derailing the High-Speed Trading Bullet Train Before It Crashes Our Economy

Sarah Anderson | Posted 06.30.2014 | Politics
Sarah Anderson

On May 6, 2010, the Dow Jones Industrial Average suffered its fastest nosedive ever. What happened? What's clear is that high-frequency trader accelerated the free fall by withdrawing from the market en masse. Four years after they caused the "Flash Crash," those speed demons still rule our financial markets.

Institutionalized Fraud: How Wall Street Survives on Predicting the Past

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 06.24.2014 | Business
Jeff Schweitzer

We can just make stuff up with aplomb. One day we say the market rises as "investors cheer" good employment numbers; the very next day we attribute the decline to "structural problems" and look forward to a long decline! Were those structural problems not present yesterday when investors were cheering?

It's Not What You Make, It's What You Keep That Matters

Jordan Waxman | Posted 05.18.2014 | Money
Jordan Waxman

With income and capital gains taxes on the rise, and interest rates as low as they are, it is more important than ever to achieve sufficient after-tax cash flow and keep the tax man at bay.

Eerie 1929 Chart Is Scaring Wall Street

Chris Wang | Posted 04.16.2014 | Business
Chris Wang

Last December, a chart began circulating among Wall Street trading desks that drew parallels between 1929 and today. This chart is obviously frightening as the market fell over 40 percent in one month back in 1929. So should you sell everything?

A Lesson From Warren Buffett on Buying Fear

Chris Wang | Posted 04.09.2014 | Money
Chris Wang

I thought it would be valuable to take a lesson on fear from legendary investor Warren Buffett. After an epic run in 2013, stocks have taken a breather to start the new year. If you read the recent headlines, you'd probably be scared stiff.

Do 401(k)s Have Stop-Losses?

David A. Dedman | Posted 04.05.2014 | Money
David A. Dedman

It never fails. My best article ideas come from my clients! Thank you! Today one of my clients called and asked a rather interesting question: "Do ...

Is Narenda Modi a Lot of Bull?

Peter Navarro | Posted 02.15.2014 | Business
Peter Navarro

Narendra Modi. Is he India's Ronald Reagan, who will light a fire under one of the most underperforming economies in the world? That's a critical question financial analysts and corporate executives around the world are now asking.

Tiptoeing Through the Tulips

Michael Farr | Posted 08.01.2013 | Business
Michael Farr

The next few weeks are critical in determining whether or not the economy is on a self-sustaining path.

Rising Rates Won't Kill Market Gains

Terry Savage | Posted 09.15.2013 | Business
Terry Savage

There will be frightening drops and stomach-churning volatility. But as long as there is fuel for the market, the fire will continue. And, of course, money is fuel for the stock market.

History's Least-Loved Bull Market Continues

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 03.06.2013 | Business

Science has determined that people need to know 7.5 things per day, on average, about the world of business. You can't argue with science. Lucky for y...

Whats Traders' Spit Can Tell Us About The Market

Bloomberg View | Mark Buchanan | Posted 06.11.2012 | Business

From Bloomberg View: An unusual study of traders’ spit may offer a taste of the future in how we understand what drives markets -- and why they a...

What You Need To Know About The Stock Market

AP | BERNARD CONDON | Posted 06.02.2012 | Money

NEW YORK — The bulls weren't bullish enough. The stock market just had its best first quarter in 14 years. The surge has sent Wall Street analy...

Why Investors Still Fear Stocks

Reuters | Posted 05.13.2012 | Money

By Chris Taylor March 13 (Reuters) - By all accounts, investors have enjoyed a terrific start to 2012. Stocks had thei...

The Bull Market That No One Believes

Mitch Feierstein | Posted 05.12.2012 | Business
Mitch Feierstein

It might not feel that way to you, but we've just lived through one of the greatest bull markets in history. Almost exactly three years ago, the S&P 500 stood at 683, a decline of more than half from its highs of 2007.

William Alden

Dow Jones Industrial Plunges 513 Points

HuffingtonPost.com | William Alden | Posted 10.04.2011 | Business

NEW YORK -- Stocks plunged Thursday in the worst one-day drop in more than two years, as investors absorbed fears that the American economy could ente...

S&P Turns Negative For The Year

Posted 10.02.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (Edward Krudy) - The S&P 500 turned negative for the year on Tuesday as the wrangling over the U.S. debt ceiling faded and investors turn...

The Recession Is Over... If You're on Wall Street

Pamela Yellen | Posted 09.21.2011 | Business
Pamela Yellen

To me, it's appalling that anyone would advise those who are already retired to gamble their life's savings on the volatile, risk-filled world of Wall Street. But the stock market can (and will) blow up in your face at any age.

'Buy Everything' Sentiment Continues On Wall Street

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Angela Moon, New York - Investors will continue to ride the speediest rally in U.S. stocks since the Great Depression despite growing concerns that ...

Too Many Bulls Could Gore Stocks

Dan Dorfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Dorfman

Rampant bullish fever is scaring a growing number of market watchers. No wonder. It's generally a prelude to a sizable market decline.

WATCH: Wall Street Bull Covered In Crochet

The Huffington Post | Grace Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

One of this year's Christmas miracles was the appearance of a brightly colored crocheted cover over the Wall Street bull. As quickly as it arrived ho...

He Said, She Said: Should We Believe Economic Data or Corporations?

Damien Hoffman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Damien Hoffman

Despite the temptation to oversimplify a complicated world by being a bull or bear, we are sticking with the mixed bag theme. In an economy full of both positive and negative events, there is no other logical conclusion.

Day of the Lion or the Lamb?

Dan Dorfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Dorfman

The Dow zoomed 5.3% or 511.55 points in four consecutive winning sessions, in the process racking up its best week of the year. Was the giant gain a fluke or the start of something big?

Bull and Bear

Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jeff Danziger

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