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Stock Markets Analysis & Opinion

Warren Bevan
The End Of QE
By Warren Bevan - Oct 30, 2014

“The investor’s chief problem-and even his worst enemy is likely to be himself.” -Peter Lynch.A bit of a rest day after Tuesday’s nice breakout. We are still in great shape and...

Jeff Pierce
Stairs Up, Elevator Down?
By Jeff Pierce - Oct 30, 2014

This is an excerpt from this week’s premium update from the The Financial Tap, which is dedicated to helping people learn to grow into successful investors by providing cycle research on multiple ...

Declan Fallon
Indices Pause At Resistance
By Declan Fallon - Oct 30, 2014 1

Tuesday's decent gain was followed with a consolidation yesterday. The relatively wide intraday range finished with a flat close; a close which remained in the range of resistance. The S&P 500 has...

Ed Yardeni
Bull Market Overview: Trick, Or Treat?
By Ed Yardeni - Oct 30, 2014

As I’ve often observed, the current bull market has been a series of panic attacks followed by big relief rallies. Last year and this year, the panic attacks were less severe and shorter than ...

Doug Short
September Margin Debt Drifts Higher
By Doug Short - Oct 29, 2014

Note from dshort: The NYSE has released new data for margin debt, now available through September. I've updated the charts in this commentary to include the latest numbers. The New York Stock Exchange...

Gary Gordon
What To Expect From Rate-Sensitive ETFs
By Gary Gordon - Oct 29, 2014

I have not been able to sell my house. I have lowered the original asking price by more than 5%. I have jacked up the commission for buyer agents. None of it matters -- million-dollar homes throughout...