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Stock Markets Analysis & Opinion

Gregory W. Harmon
Mastercard Fading?
By Gregory W. Harmon - Dec 13, 2013

As the stocks of Discover Financial, (DFS), Capital One, (COF), American Express, (AXP), and even Visa, (V), are moving lower in consolidation zones, Mastercard, (MA), came out with news of a 10:1 ...

Gregory W. Harmon
A Longer Perspective On China
By Gregory W. Harmon - Dec 13, 2013

A year end series taking a longer perspective in many market indexes, macro related commodities, currency and bonds. Over the next three weeks these reviews are intended to help create a high level ...

Doug Short
S&P 500 Snapshot: Third Day Down
By Doug Short - Dec 13, 2013 1

Before the market opened we got a mixed pair of economic indicators. The initial jobless claims report was a major disappointment, the biggest increase in 13 months. In contrast, the advance look at ...

Ryan Mallory
Swing Trade Watch List: BC, KKR, UA, ATI, DAN
By Ryan Mallory - Dec 13, 2013

Our subscribers were able to haul in 5.8% on my Las Vegas Sands (LVS) swing-trade by riding it from $72.92 all the way to $76.06 for another $1,152 in Profits (20,000 position size).  Here's tonight's...

John Nyaradi
Stocks Continue Consolidation, Lose Momentum
By John Nyaradi - Dec 12, 2013

In a choppy session, stocks lost their momentum during the last hour.    Stocks had a moderately negative day after the Department of Labor reported that initial unemployment claims for the week ...

Midnight Trader
Down Day 3 For Dow
By Midnight Trader - Dec 12, 2013

Stocks closed lower for the third consecutive day, Thursday, as concerns about a tightening in Fed monetary policy was exacerbated by strong November retail sales and build-up in business inventories,...

Gary Gordon
In QE's Shadow, Watch These ETFs
By Gary Gordon - Dec 12, 2013

Emerging market ETFs are pulling back sharply from gains that they had achieved in recent months. The countries with the largest drops in the past few days are those that are most dependent on foreign...

Tim Knight
Here's Why I’m Hanging On
By Tim Knight - Dec 12, 2013

I don’t blame ayone for being nervous about yet another bounce. Five years of relentless conditioning can do that to a person. For me, one stock that illustrates nicely why I’m hanging tough and, on ...

Tim Ord
S&P 500: Thursday's Technicals
By Tim Ord - Dec 12, 2013

30 to 90 days horizons SPX: Long SPX on 12/11/13 at 1782.22.Monitoring purposes GOLD: Gold ETF GLD long at 173.59 on 9/21/11Long-Term Trend monitor purposes: Flat. The top window in the chart above is...