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How to Make "Winning" Your Middle Name

As you know, stock charts are more than pretty pictures. We use them to identify trends early so we can act on them by trading in the direction of the prevailing trend.  The idea is not to try to anticipate what the…

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These 3 Stocks Will Get You Paid Every Month

Ordinary Americans continue to get ripped off. The Fed has raised short-term interest rates nine times since December 2015. So you’d think with the Fed Funds rate currently fixed at 2.375% banks would pass higher payouts onto their depositors, right?…

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Stock Market Sentiment

Sentiment readings are simple: Too much bullishness is bad, and too much bearishness is good.  The underlying theory is that the majority opinion is usually wrong. If you’re low on concentration, then take a break and come back. A TREMENDOUS importance…

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Sell in May and Go Away? Do This Instead…

I’m sure you’ve heard the old stock market adage, “Sell in May and go away”, haven’t you? If you’re not aware, then let me tell you that we’ve “officially” moved into what’s considered to be the “seasonally weak” half of…

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"Buy Buy Buy"

Buy this market. Buy it on the way down if it keeps declining...but you want to be a buyer of this market. Here's why... We've seen this 14 times over the past decade, 13 of those times were excellent buying opportunities.…

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Some A-B-Cs of RS Charts

Last week we dove more deeply into this key idea of relative strength. We brought to the fore the two meanings of the term.  We said that... Strong relative strength meant that an investment had outperformed another.  It performed better, which could have meant it performed “not…

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How to Turn Your Retirement Account into a Hedge Fund

David Einhorn, hedge fund manager and founder of Greenlight Capital makes no qualms about his feelings towards Tesla (TSLA) and its controversial CEO Elon Musk. At the Sohn Investment Conference, an annual conclave where high profile fund managers volunteer to…

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I'm calling out IBD on their BS

When I was a kid I made money by packing groceries at the grocery store and collecting cans to recycle.  But, my first job that officially paid me was the New York Post. In my early adulthood, my introduction to…

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How To Tighten the "Nuts and Bolts" of Your Investment Strategy

When you invest in the sectors that are outperforming the market, you dramatically increase your odds of picking stocks that will outperform the market. And you can drill down even further... By focusing on stocks that are outperforming that particular strong sector,…

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Here's Good News About Retirement Savings

Are you on pace to a million dollar retirement? If you answered no, then you’re not alone. Saving for retirement always tops the list of goals investors have. Today we're going to look at how you can not only "jump…

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