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Can Lower Oil Prices Cause A Recession?
Article By: James Hamilton
Sunday, January 24, 2016 5:28 PM EST
A recession caused by falling oil prices seems counterintuitive but the actual change in overall consumption spending in response to the oil price decline through March of last year was about 0.4% smaller than would have been predicted.
In this article: USO, SPX
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How Can You Avoid Value Traps In This Market?
Article By: Chuck Carnevale
Saturday, January 23, 2016 10:35 PM EST
As someone that believes in value investing, most of my work is focused on identifying strong and sound companies at attractive valuations. But one most always be wary of value traps. Learn how to identify and avoid them.
In this article: VFC, AVP, HRL, KMB, MCD, PNR, SHW, WBA
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America’s Markets Running On Empty
Article By: Wall Street Daily
Thursday, January 14, 2016 5:32 PM EST
It takes a number of catalysts to drive a great, lasting bull market that delights workers and investors alike.
In this article: NMR, DXJ, EWJ
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Great Graphic: Is Gold Breaking Out?
Article By: Marc Chandler
Wednesday, January 6, 2016 10:09 AM EST
A six-year low was recorded in early December. That low was retested a fortnight later. Between the two lows, gold reached almost $1089. If this is a double bottom, the minimum measuring objective is near $1132.
In this article: GLD, SPX
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My Financial Road Map For 2016
Article By: Nomi Prins
Wednesday, January 6, 2016 8:13 AM EST
In the US, about 60% of 2015 defaults were in the oil and gas industry, but if oil prices stay low or drop further, more will come. Related industries will also be impacted
In this article: DIA, GLD, OIL
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6 Retirement Portfolio Red Flags
Article By: David Fabian
Tuesday, January 5, 2016 8:51 PM EST
Investors that are in or nearing retirement have to think differently than those in the growth phase of their life cycle. If you have been fortunate enough to amass a sizeable nest egg, rule is to not lose it and not let anyone else lose it for you.
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Who Will Be 2016′s Top Earners?
Article By: Leigh Drogen
Tuesday, January 5, 2016 3:54 PM EST
The equity markets started out 2015 on a ho-hum note, but increasing fears around instability in China and the Fed’s timeline for raising rates brought about violent swings.
In this article: DIS, EA, GME, HAS, IMPV, LOGM, PANW, ZEN
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Is It Time To Get Long Crude Oil?
Article By: readtheticker
Saturday, December 26, 2015 10:07 AM EST
Crude oil will not stay at low prices. OPEC nations will realize that over supplying the market to keep prices down to hurt Russia is not working. For the simple reason Russia's friend China has accepted more imports, to the detriment of Saudi Arabia
In this article: DBO, USO
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Prevent Investment Mistakes: Ten Risk Minimizers
Article By: Steve Selengut
Monday, December 21, 2015 3:09 PM EST
Most investment mistakes are caused by basic misunderstandings of the securities markets and invalid performance expectations.
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Gold And The Federal Funds Rate
Article By: Acting Man
Thursday, December 17, 2015 4:18 AM EST
One simply cannot afford to ignore the fact that gold provides insurance against a potential blow-up of the global fiat money and debt bubble – regardless of its near to medium term price performance.
In this article: GLD
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How To Become A Super Investor
Article By: Secular Investor
Tuesday, December 15, 2015 5:44 AM EST
How come investors like Warren Buffett, Georges Soros, Jim Rogers, Carl Icahn and Stanley Druckenmiller became so succesful and the average investor not?
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Yahoo Is Not An Attractive Pick For Value Investors
Article By: Don Dion
Friday, December 11, 2015 9:47 AM EST
Yahoo! is disappointing its shareholders. Recently, the company decided not to spinoff its Alibaba stake.
In this article: YHOO Also: BABA, FB, GOOGL
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Dividend Death Watch Update
Article By: Wall Street Daily
Wednesday, December 9, 2015 12:34 PM EST
A company can reduce this risk by issuing debt and locking in a borrowing rate. However, if it’s already highly levered, issuing more debt simply hastens eventual liquidity problems.
In this article: APL, DO, EEP, KMI, MWE, NGLS, OKS, SXL, VNR, WPZ, LGCY, LINE, BBEP, MPLX
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A Fresh Take On Active Investing And Absolute Return Strategies
Article By: David Fabian
Monday, December 7, 2015 1:50 PM EST
Trying to institute a complicated investment process with the goal of consistently beating the market may ultimately result in frustration and lackluster returns.
In this article: AOR, IVV
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A Rare Opportunity In Collectibles
Article By: ValueWalk
Friday, December 4, 2015 8:28 PM EST
Collectibles such as first-edition books, rare and ancient coins, stamps and wine offer a way to achieve both asset protection and growth outside the volatility of the stock market.
In this article: BID
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A Trader’s Guide To Christmas: What You Can Expect This Year
Article By: EasyMarkets
Friday, December 4, 2015 7:40 AM EST
Christmas is usually a quiet time for the global financial markets. It’s the one time of year traders get to actually kick back and completely disengage from the markets.
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