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Chart Watch - China's Hang Seng Index

As market watchers, we believe the most efficient way to get a quick beat on the pulse of global markets is to have a chart book.  Charts immediatel …

Falling pump prices aiding consumer ...

One of the things that impact consumer wallets the most is the level of gas prices.  For the most part, unless you live in an urban environment, you …

Making Cents of it all: Earnings Acceleration Review.

The stock market continues to defy many skeptics, with repeated new highs for many indices.  That said, the drumbeat of a looming correction grows lo …

Monday reads & daily charts ...

We scour the best of publications that cover the markets & economy, the world of business & finance, asset & wealth management, monetary & …

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Week ahead ...

Posted on at July 26, 2014 by

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The SPX was close to dead flat for the week. Given the rising level of global hostilities, this could be construed as a victory. We also were reminded that erstwhile assumptions that Q2 growth was surging were a bit premature, as evidenced by substantial downward revisions to both new h Read More...

Weekend reads & charts ...

Posted on at July 26, 2014 by

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We scour the best of publications that cover the markets & economy, the world of business & finance, asset & wealth management, monetary & fiscal policy, Europe & Asia, the news & politics, science & technology … and throw in a bit of arts & entertainme Read More...

Week in review ...

Posted on at July 25, 2014 by

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The market started the week on a downbeat note, as the SPX closed 4.6 points, or 0.2%, lower Monday at 1,973.63, with 9 of 10 sectors in the red.  With a dearth of economic events for Monday, investors were left to focus on rising global tensions as President Barack Obama called for a Read More...

FusionIQ Smart Upgrades & Downgrades ...

Posted on at July 25, 2014 by

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We looked at Wall Street analyst upgrades and downgrades over the past week to see how these names were ranked in FusionIQ, our proprietary stock and ETFranking system. Of  26 UPGRADES we tracked, 19 are currently rated Buy in FusionIQ, while 7 are rated Sell.  Highlighted below ar Read More...

Remembering Ace Greenberg ....

Posted on at July 25, 2014 by

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Wall Street legend Ace Greenberg, who led Bear Stearns for decades, died this morning at age 86. He was known for his management style, trading (and bridge) acumen, and great attention to avoiding waste. His book “Memos From The Chairman” was published in 1996. The introduct Read More...

Friday reads & daily charts .....

Posted on at July 25, 2014 by

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