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The warning signs for a crash are beginning to pile up

Today, however, what passes for analysis is the dissection of every syllable that comes out of Janet Yellen and Mario Draghi's mouths. I never thought I'd see the day on Wall Street when linguistics was more important than things like revenues and profits.<p>I still, however, believe in the basics of …

Stock Markets

The One Chart The Proves How The Fed Singlehandedly Doubled The Stock Market Since 1997

Back in 2012, we reported that in a stunning research report released by none other than the New York Fed itself, "<b>since 1994, more than 80 percent</b> …

Hedge funds are doubling down on weaker gold price

On Monday on the Comex market in New York, gold futures with February delivery dates gave up some of Friday's gains, hurt by a stronger dollar and …

Stock Markets

5 Stocks Under $10 Set to Soar

There isn't a day that goes by on Wall Street when certain stocks trading for under $10 a share don't experience massive spikes higher. Traders savvy …

Opinion: Here are the odds that U.S. stocks will rise in 2016

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (MarketWatch) — There’s a 66.1% chance that the U.S. stock market will rise in 2016.<p>If you’re like most investors, you’re …

Stock Markets

Safe Stocks Yielding 5% (or More) Do Exist -- Here Are 5 of Them

Looking for a high yield and low risk? If so then our contributors think that these 5 stocks should be on your radar.<p>With interest rates still …

Investors Unchain Themselves From ETFs as Stock Volume Surges

Individual stocks are hot again, with investors eschewing passive strategies and piling into single shares at the fastest pace in five years. It’s …

This chart illustrates why investing in stocks is just the worst

Earnings are what investors ultimately want out of the companies they invest in. Earnings, and the expectations for earnings growth, are therefore what give stock prices their value.<p>Stock prices and any revisions to earnings expectations should then go in the same direction, right?<p>While that's a …

Investing

Investing In Options For Profit And Risk Reduction

<i>Back in 1998, the head of the derivatives desk at Goldman made me read a 1,000 page book called, Options As A Strategic Investment by Lawrence</i> …

Investing

GOLDMAN: These 10 themes will dominate world markets in 2016

In a client note on Thursday, they outlined what they believe will be the top-10 themes across global markets in the new year, which inform their various forecasts for stocks, bonds, commodities, currencies, and everything else in between.<p>"Growth has consistently disappointed over the past several …

Here’s what the S&P 500 needs to see a 10% gain next year

Thanksgiving next week, then soon it’ll be Christmas and bye-bye 2015. And what are investors likely to get for their troubles this year? If the …

S&P 500

3 Biotech Stocks to Buy in December

Are you interested in putting a few biotech stocks on your holiday wish list? Our contributors think you should give these three names a look.<p>While …

Black Friday: Will Santa help stocks rally?

Stocks have been all over the place lately.<p>After a lot of volatility in August and September, the S&P 500 index recorded its best October in years. Now the question is whether stocks will gain even more momentum going into the holidays.<p>The S&P is up 0.7% so far this month.<p>It's Thanksgiving this …

Stock Market Will Move Higher in Coming Days Before a Steep Selloff

<i>Editor's note: This story was originally published before Monday's gains. Traders who want to take advantage of this deep technical analysis may</i> …

Stock Markets

Only 5 stocks matter in this market and Apple is not one of them

In a world narrowly defined by the S&P 500, only five names matter and Apple Inc. is not one of them.<p>Amazon.com Inc. AMZN, -0.35% Alphabet Inc. …

S&P 500

Stock market enters final bull-market stage

Based on historic patterns, bull markets die in three stages, and investors familiar with the anatomy of a dying bull market rarely get stuck with …

10 favorite stocks of value-fund managers

Mutual fund managers have a difficult job, especially those overseeing funds with long-term objectives, because their performance is judged on an …

Investing

A Superior Valuation Metric: Enterprise Value (EV) to EBITDA | Wall Street Daily

<b>The Acquirer’s Multiple® -</b> FREE Stock Screener<p>Interesting post out of Wall Street Daily on the efficacy of the acquirer’s multiple by Alan Gula, …

The 3 Most Profitable Criteria of the Piotroski Score that Beats the Market

<b>Pick the best value stocks with our Stock Ranks, screening and valuation tool. Try the live demo today.</b><p>Written by<p>Jae Jun<p><i>follow me on</i><p>Criteria of the …

J.C. Penney's Selloff Friday Was an Overreaction -- Use This Options Trade to Profit

Retailer <b>J.C. Penney</b> (JCP) reported earnings Friday, and same-store sales were up 6.4%, while the bottom- and top-line numbers were better than …

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David Einhorn just shared his 'best idea' at the Robin Hood Conference

Einhorn shared Consol Energy as his "best idea" at the annual Robin Hood Investors Conference in New York. The event is closed to the media.<p>Einhorn has been a Consol shareholder for over a year. He has been demolished on the trade, but he is not giving up.<p>The stock was up more than 8.7% in the …

Natural Gas

Opinion: How stock and bond investors should face any Fed rate hike

Many investors are confused and indecisive when it comes to the Fed Follies over interest rates.<p>The Federal Reserve could bump up interest rates in …

Investing

2 simple charts illustrate why low oil prices are so depressing

The energy sector is massive, and the outlook continues to be pretty weak.<p>Oil prices have somewhat stabilized since they crashed ~60% within the last 15 months. But the oil industry is far from healed after the unexpected happened.<p>The energy sector's capital expenditure, or capex, on spending for …