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The S&P 500 is near 2,400 after gaining more than 11% since the election. Bears are warning of irrational exuberance, but the truth is we could see a gain of 25%, or even more, from current levels. Read More

The S&P 500 is near 2,400 after gaining more than 11% since the election. Bears are warning of irrational exuberance, but the truth is we could see a gain of 25%, or even more, from current levels. Read More

Over the past few decades, we’ve seen many advances in how the stock market functions. Today, exchanges and brokerage houses exist almost entirely online, and everyone is competing for microseconds of speed.  We’ve also seen the idea of “investing” evolve into something much more advanced and complicated than it was… Read More

Rockwell-Collins (NYSE: COL) might not be as popular as Boeing (NYSE: BA) or Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), but the company’s roots can be traced back to WWII and the venerable P-51 Mustang. In the ’60s, it produced the Apollo spacecraft that put Neil Armstrong on the moon. By the late… Read More

Rockwell-Collins (NYSE: COL) might not be as popular as Boeing (NYSE: BA) or Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), but the company’s roots can be traced back to WWII and the venerable P-51 Mustang. In the ’60s, it produced the Apollo spacecraft that put Neil Armstrong on the moon. By the late… Read More

In the fall of 2016, I warned readers of my premium advisory, Profit Amplifier, of continued weakness in China and the subsequent fallout in its fragile stock market. The Chinese market is ruled by twitchy individual investors. By late December, the iShares China Large-Cap ETF (NYSE: FXI) had fallen 12%… Read More

Construct a game plan, and I promise you will become a better investor. With proper planning and perseverance, Profitable Trading’s Jared Levy was making $600,000 a year trading by the time he was 18. He was also one of the youngest-ever members of the Philadelphia Stock Exchange. But without goals… Read More

While 2016 may have been the year for the FANG stocks, (Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and Google), a new year and new president mean there’s now a new group to focus on. According to researcher Tom Lee over at Fundstrat Global Advisors, 2017 is going to be the year of CRAP… Read More

While 2016 may have been the year for the FANG stocks, (Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and Google), a new year and new president mean there’s now a new group to focus on. According to researcher Tom Lee over at Fundstrat Global Advisors, 2017 is going to be the year of CRAP… Read More

Short sellers get a bad rap. They are often villainized by the media for “ganging up” on troubled companies or even causing market crashes. There is little evidence to support the latter, though, and the truth is short sellers are a necessary part of the market. They help provide liquidity… Read More

Short sellers get a bad rap. They are often villainized by the media for “ganging up” on troubled companies or even causing market crashes. There is little evidence to support the latter, though, and the truth is short sellers are a necessary part of the market. They help provide liquidity… Read More

Explosive growth in shale production seems to have caused calls for peak oil production to be rescinded, but there’s another market that could be reaching peak territory. About 500 scripted TV series are expected to air in 2017 on broadcast television, cable and web streaming, according to FX Network Research. Read More

Explosive growth in shale production seems to have caused calls for peak oil production to be rescinded, but there’s another market that could be reaching peak territory. About 500 scripted TV series are expected to air in 2017 on broadcast television, cable and web streaming, according to FX Network Research. Read More

After all three of the major indices reached record highs, it looks like the Trump rally may be running out of steam. That means many of the pre-election worries that weighed on stocks could come back to bear on the seven-year bull market.   The S&P 500 had risen less… Read More

After all three of the major indices reached record highs, it looks like the Trump rally may be running out of steam. That means many of the pre-election worries that weighed on stocks could come back to bear on the seven-year bull market.   The S&P 500 had risen less… Read More