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Don’t Bet On A V-shaped Economy Recovery

Are stock markets heading for a breather? Euphoria surrounding Asian equities have cooled down considerably over the past week, prompted by profit taking amid concerns that stock valuations ramped up too fast and are inconsistent with underlying earnings. More importantly, … Continue reading

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Stay Nimble For Your Investment

I did a double take when I saw this news: The inspector general for the $700 billion TARP scheme tallied about 50 initiatives set up by the Bush/Obama administrations and the Federal Reserve and came to the conclusion that “the … Continue reading

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More US Bailouts Dampen Market Sentiment

Since the last week of June, the stock market has whipsawed in a tight range. Gone is the hot-headed exuberance but neither has a drastic correction materialize. Some bulls are still holding the fort amid a thin market volume, but … Continue reading

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Buy Gold To Keep Up With Inflation

During the recent stock market rally, it was easy for investors to get complacent about the future and engage in reckless speculation. The common refrain is that there is nothing much to fear except fear itself. After all, esteemed economics … Continue reading

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Limited Investing Opportunities In Range Bound Trading

Time flies when we are having fun… we are now into the 13th week of a stock market rally that started in March. The embers of the stock market rally has not flickered out entirely but there are signs of … Continue reading

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Is This Stock Market Rally For Real?

With each passing week, the case for a bearish reversal out of this stock market rally becomes stronger. For the time being, the bulls triumphed by breaking out of a potentially ugly double top pattern. This raging bullish sentiment pretty … Continue reading

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Bull-Bear Royal Rumble: Bear To Assert Presence Soon

There is nothing more detrimental to our psychology than seeing our friends get rich. With each day that stock markets continue their impressive surge, lingering skepticism are transformed into belief and rational people are behaving once again like gamblers. It … Continue reading

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Stock Market Rally: First Stage Of A Primary Bull Trend?

“Sell in May and go away” may not be relevant this year. For a month commonly associated with disinterested stock market activity, we have seen a 36% jump in the benchmark S&P 500 from March’s 12-year low. Economic reports turn … Continue reading

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