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Is Sideways the New Normal?

With stocks having been stuck in a trading range for many moons now, the question of the day is if sideways markets are the new normal…

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Some “S” Words to Consider

Parsing the verbiage used by the Fed has always been an interesting game. Yesterday’s FOMC statement included some new words that are attracting a fair amount of attention…

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The More Things Change, The More They…

In the last few weeks, there have been plenty of issues for traders to focus on. But the bottom line is that the more things change, the more they stay the same in this market…

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Once Again It May Be Time To…

After falling for five consecutive sessions on fears that China’s stock market decline could infect the rest of the world, it appears that it might be time to…

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The Not-So New Worry Is…

It seems like it was yesterday that the market was breathing a sigh of relief over Greece not leaving the eurozone. Don’t look now fans, but there is a not-so new worry that has captured the attention of traders…

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Stalemate

The current stock market environment appears to be a sideways, trendless, directionless affair that can best be described as a stalemate between the two teams. This is likely to continue until…

Trader, Nyse

Cue The Negative News

The action in the market has become more than a little predictable lately. Every time stocks sell off for a few days something good happens and traders instantly reverse their positions. And then when the market gets back to new highs…

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Trouble Brewing Beneath The Surface

While the NASDAQ continues to make new all-time highs and the S&P 500 isn’t far behind, the underlying strength of the overall market is not nearly as robust…

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It’s Time to Keep Things in Perspective

There are times when making money in the stock market is as easy as rolling out of bed. It is important to note this is not one of those times…

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