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Weekend Update: Foreign Markets Confirm Downtrend
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 - Jun 16, 2013

REVIEWAnother choppy week in the US as foreign markets continue to confirm downtrends. For the week the SPX/DOW were -1.10%, the NDX/NAZ were -1.45%, and the DJ World index dropped 0.60%. On the ...

 
S&P 500: Churn And Burn
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 - Jun 16, 2013

T2108 Status: 36.1%VIX Status: 17.1General (Short-term) Trading Call: Play the wedge – breakout or breakdownActive T2108 periods: Day #4 under 40% (underperiod), Day #16 under 70% ...

 
U.S. Small-Caps Become Global Big Dogs
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 - Jun 16, 2013

With the emerging market currencies and financial markets under attack; Japan’s Nikkei index collapsing in the last three weeks; and the Federal Reserve hinting about its disciplinarian tapering of ...

 
Top Trade Ideas For The Week Of June 17, 2013: The Rest
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 - Jun 16, 2013

Here are the Rest of the Top 10: Cincinnati Financial, Ticker: CINFCincinnati Financial (CINF), has pulled back from a top at 50 and has been consolidating under the 100 day Simple Moving Average ...

 
The Week Ahead: Will The Fed Change Course?
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 - Jun 16, 2013

After weeks of speculation based upon speeches, newspaper columns, and pundit pontification we will finally have some hard information. Maybe. The two-day FOMC meeting will include not only the ...

 
S&P 500: Risk Vs. Internals
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 - Jun 16, 2013

Over the past week our core market health indicators fell slightly, but we made no changes to our core portfolios. The details are in this post.We’re seeing a battle between event risk and market ...

 
Market Update: Trading Below Last Week's Close
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 - Jun 15, 2013

This week saw the market spending almost all of it's time trading below last week's close. And although none of the "Big 4" indices actually put in a lower low, the rallies haven't been stellar ...

 
SPY Trends And Influencers: June 15, 2013
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 - Jun 15, 2013

Heading into the next week, last week’s review of the macro market indicators suggested that the markets seemed to be in a better mood. We looked to Gold (GLD) to continue to consolidate or move lower...

 
GURU Vs. ALFA: Comparing The Two Guru ETFs
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 - Jun 15, 2013

June has been a rough month for a lot of investors. The investing themes that have done well so far in 2013—everything from U.S. dividend-focused stocks to Japanese small caps—have gone sharply into ...

 
Crash, Down Quarter, Major Correction: It’s All In The Cards
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 - Jun 15, 2013

The appetite that institutional investors have had to bid the stock market is diminishing. Earnings estimates for the second quarter are actually being trimmed by corporations and Wall Street. It ...

 
U.S. Stocks Post Third Weekly Loss In A Month
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 - Jun 14, 2013

Stocks ended lower on Friday, giving back a small advance early in the session after the International Monetary Fund cut its growth outlook for the U.S. next year and urged the Federal Reserve to ...

 
Top Big Data Companies - Growth Outlook
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 - Jun 14, 2013

Oracle Corporation (ORCL) Oracle is set as an enterprise to be a leader in adapting to big data by understanding customer data. The company plans to continue its path to build new products, evolve by ...

 
Investors: Winning In Gamification Initiatives
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 - Jun 14, 2013

Winning In Enterprise Gamification InitiativesInvestors can benefit and learn from AT&T Inc. (T), Xerox (RX) and Nike Inc. (NKE) enterprise gamification initiatives. Gamification in the enterprise is ...

 
Markets More Subdued  
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 - Jun 14, 2013

This morning, the S&P 500 Index e-mini futures (ES-M3) are trading lower by 1.25 points to 1635.25 per contract. Often, the next trading session following a big rally day will be more subdued and ...

 
Currency Markets Are In Control  
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 - Jun 14, 2013

This morning, the S&P 500 Index e-mini futures (ES-M3) are trading lower by 3.75 points to 1606.25 per contract. It seems that the major stock indexes are continuing to trade right along with the ...

 
Apple And The Nikkei: Guess What They've Got In Common
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 - Jun 14, 2013

One of the above represents Apple (AAPL) and the other is the Nikkei 225. Can you tell which is which? When it comes to patterns, who makes them? People, that's who. Regardless of company or index, ...

 
BoJ Minutes Makes Trouble For USD/JPY
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 - Jun 14, 2013

BoJ Minutes Cause More Turbulence In USD/JPY In AsiaEU CPINikkei 1.94% Europe 0.58%Oil $96.72/bblGold $1382/oz.Europe And AsiaJPY BoJ May Meeting MinutesNZD Business NZ Performance of Manufacturing ...