Jeff Pelletier

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We live in exceptionally turbulent times—and will for another decade or more

Oil prices dropped again today, but that doesn’t mean they are low. Indeed, at above $100 a barrel, they’re still at historic highs, as they have been for three years.<p>The main reason for these elevated prices is the exceptional surge of local disruptions in oil-producing regions around the …

Arab Spring

VIX 20 percent jump could be message for stocks

After languishing as stocks reached record highs, the VIX has sprang back to life—bringing with it a dose of fear for the stock market.<p>The VIX, the …

Stock Markets

14 Sentences That Changed The Way I Think About Investing

<b>"In expert tennis, 80% of the points are won, while in amateur tennis, 80% are lost. The same is true for wrestling, chess, and investing: Beginners should focus on avoiding mistakes, experts on making great moves."— Erik Falkenstein</b><p>Most investors assume they're average and attempt to become above …

Charlie Munger

RSI Alert: Mattress Firm Holding (MFRM) Now Oversold

Legendary investor Warren Buffett advises to be fearful when others are greedy, and be greedy when others are fearful. One way we can try to measure the level of fear in a given stock is through a technical analysis indicator called the Relative Strength Index, or RSI, which measures momentum on a …

Want to build beacons into your business? Read this first

Advertisement<p>9 Comments<p>Apple’s iBeacons have set off a rush of excitement in the retail and advertising industry with promises of being able to …

Internet of Things