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Why Are Startups Investing In Startups?
Article By: Andrew Gordon
Wednesday, September 9, 2015 8:09 PM EDT
Buybacks by public companies are already a cause for concern. But if startups are hedging their bets by expanding their portfolios, that’s not a 100% commitment to the growth and success of their own company.
In this article: BABA, BIDU, CVKEY
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The Decline Of Oil: Head-Fake Or New Normal?
Article By: Charles Hugh Smith
Tuesday, September 8, 2015 11:10 PM EDT
The terrible irony of the head-fake, of course, is that the exporters' efforts to pump more oil exacerbates the oversupply, further depressing prices.
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Limousine Bolsheviks And The Coal Industry
Article By: Acting Man
Friday, September 4, 2015 2:54 PM EDT
Vultures have begun to circle coal, which means there will probably be more money-making opportunities. Aside from that, we are greatly amused by this newest demonstration of environmentalism-inspired cronyism.
In this article: ACI, KOL
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Gold Stocks – Update On A Tricky Situation
Article By: Acting Man
Wednesday, September 2, 2015 3:39 AM EDT
The recent mini-crash in the stock market has complicated things – at first, it was seen as a good for gold and gold stocks, but after gold could not hold on to its initial advance, gold stocks began to correlate with the broader market again.
In this article: GDX, GLD, DRD, GDM, HUI
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5 Trends That Are Shredding The Global Economy
Article By: Charles Hugh Smith
Monday, August 31, 2015 1:01 PM EDT
When stock markets free-fall 10+% in a matter of days, it’s natural to seek some answers to the question why now?
In this article: EWZ, JJC
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When To Deploy Capital
Article By: David Merkel
Thursday, August 27, 2015 7:51 AM EDT
One of my clients asked me what I think is a hard question: When should I deploy capital? I’ll try to answer that here.
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Mapping China Contagion: The Flowchart
Article By: Tyler Durden
Tuesday, August 25, 2015 3:24 PM EDT
The following China contagion flow chart from RBS should help to provide some clarity on why it is the market seems to suddenly cares so much about China.
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More On Crude Oil And Industrial Commodities
Article By: Acting Man
Tuesday, August 25, 2015 12:07 PM EDT
One should keep a very close eye on commodity prices here and think a bit about the many investment and trading opportunities a trend change will offer.
In this article: DTO, GLD, OIL, USO
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Technically Speaking: The Bull/Bear Conundrum
Article By: Lance Roberts
Tuesday, August 18, 2015 1:24 PM EDT
This idea of viewing the markets through a "bearish" lens to identify potential risks to portfolio capital while remaining "bullishly" invested in the financial markets has never been more prevalent than today.
In this article: SPX
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Evaluating The Chinese Devaluation
Article By: Menzie Chinn
Wednesday, August 12, 2015 12:02 PM EDT
The 2% devaluation of the Chinese yuan on Monday, and subsequent 1.6% weakening on Tuesday, was variously described as surprising and stunning.
In this article: CYB
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How To Prepare For The Impending Market Correction
Article By: Bret Jensen
Tuesday, August 11, 2015 5:24 PM EDT
The market is looking weaker and weaker over the past several weeks, and I am starting to take precautions within my own portfolio.
In this article: CELG, NFLX Also: PCP, IBB, AAPL, AMGN, AMZN, GILD, TSLA
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In Investing, Assumptions Can Be Costly
Article By: David Fabian
Monday, August 3, 2015 10:05 PM EDT
Don’t get me wrong, everyone in the investment business is motivated and/or biased in one way or another. Even fee-only advisors, like me, are motivated to attract and retain clients as a primary source of revenue.
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The Force Is Strong With Star Wars Stocks
Article By: Charles Sizemore
Monday, August 3, 2015 6:08 PM EDT
My thoughts follow on stocks, including Disney and Hasbro, that stand to benefit from the latest Star Wars movie installment, expected to be a blockbuster.
In this article: DIS, HAS
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Why China's Stock Markets Matter
Article By: Stratfor
Thursday, July 9, 2015 11:56 AM EDT
Beijing will continue to intervene where possible to prop up markets and market sentiment.
In this article: ASHR, MCHI
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Twenty-First Century Fox Ends Women's World Cup With Record Ratings
Article By: Zacks Investment Research
Tuesday, July 7, 2015 7:01 PM EDT
Fox's investment looks so smart now that the Women's World Cup Soccer breaks TV records.
In this article: FOXA, CMCSA Also: TWX, DIS
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When Fear Of Bonds Exceeds Fear Of Stocks
Article By: Charlie Bilello
Tuesday, July 7, 2015 12:17 PM EDT
The average bond fund was down in the first half of the year. There’s nothing more fear-inducing to investors than short-term losses.
In this article: AGG, SPX
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