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Market Debate: Stocks or US Treasury Bonds In 2015?

Last week was a rough week for investors, especially those that were invested in US Treasury Bonds. It has been an especially volatile year...
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February Jobs Report Triggers Fed Rate Hike Fears – Random Thoughts

Today, the Bureau of Labor Statistics indicated that the U.S. economy added 295,000 jobs in February. This beat the consensus estimate of 240,000 jobs...

ETF Charts Review: Solar (TAN), US Dollar (UUP) Overheating [VIDEO]

Several new themes have emerged within the ETF charts landscape. And if investors are patient and disciplined they may be able to take advantage. In our...
interest rates uncertainty

Is The 10 Year Treasury Yield Set To Go Higher?

After bottoming on January 30th, the 10 Year Treasury Yield (TNX) rallied sharply along side equities for much of February before pausing into March....
america growth slowing

Past 10 Years Of U.S. GDP Growth Reveal Disturbing Trend

The major economic release last week was the second estimate of 2014’s fourth quarter and annual Gross Domestic Product (GDP). The GDP is “a...
stock chart analysis

GoPro Stock (GPRO) Nearing Key Technical Support Level

GoPro's stock (GPRO) has definitely been taking it on the chin of late. Each bounce has been sold as investors have slowly deflated the IPO...
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Corn Prices Holding Steady In Face Of Higher Dollar

For the past 6 months, I've been constructive on Corn prices. And last winter, it separated itself from the other grains by rallying in...
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4th Quarter GDP Report Shows Growth Slowing

Earlier today, the markets received word that 4th quarter GDP had been revised down from 2.6% to 2.2%. The 4th quarter GDP report was...
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Bonds Catch A Bid As U.S. Economic Data Remains Soft

Last week, my weekly commentary on the financial markets started with this paragraph: “The last two weeks the markets have rallied to new all-time highs....
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Apple Closes Higher: AAPL Price Target Within Reach

Back in November I shared a chart of Apple (AAPL) showing its upside potential based on its long-term uptrend channel and October breakout to...

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