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By David Templeton, CFA | Weekly Articles: October 5, 2014

Nancy Lazar Interview: The U.S. Continues To Be A Driver Of Global Growth

In September of last years we provided some commentary and a link to an interview conducted by Consuelo Mack with Nancy Lazar on WealthTrack, Is …

Weighing the Week Ahead: Will global weakness drag down the US economy?

Last week was all about data. This week will be the opposite. The calendar already dished up the big news, and the major earnings reports are still a …

Weekly Market Summary

The bottom-line is this: if the pattern of the past two years is still driving the market's playbook, then a re-test of recent highs is on the way. …

Succinct Summation of Week’s Events 10.3.14 - The Big Picture

Succinct Summation of Week’s Events:<p><b>Positives</b>:<p>1) US economy added 248k net new jobs in September; two prior months were revised up by a total of …

Almanac Trader

Today’s ADP National Employment Report showed 298,000 jobs were added in February and suggests Friday’s job report could also be robust. Over the …

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Small Cap Head and Shoulders Top?

A debate is going on within the technical community as to whether or not the <b>Russell 2000 Small Cap Index</b> is in danger of completing a "head and …

3 Reasons Why Stocks Could Mint a Shiny Fourth Quarter for Investors

Investors often enjoy a strong wind at their back in the fourth quarter, based on seasonal patterns and stock market history. Will 2014 be …

September Returns: Practically No Place To Hide

If there is one positive to the close of the month of September it is the fact investors can turn the page and set their sights on October and the …

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Almanac Trader

Today’s ADP National Employment Report showed 298,000 jobs were added in February and suggests Friday’s job report could also be robust. Over the …

Spending Down Your 2014 Flexible Spending Account

The rules changed last year to soften the use-it-or-lose-it provision of medical FSAs. But employers weren’t required to make the change.<p><i>Did the law</i> …

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10.4.14: SP 500 Weekly Earnings Update: The Pessimism Around Q3 and Q4 ’14 Earnings Seems Unwarranted

As we noted in last week’s Earnings Update, rolling into the new October ’14 quarter this week, saw the typical jump in the forward-estimate from …

REITs Can Offer Growth And Income

Related news<p>7/22/2016 To use a baseball metaphor, real estate investment trusts are singles and doubles. If you want to hit a home...<p>7/22/2016 To use …

Investor Sentiment More Bearish

This past week's investor sentiment report by the American Association of Individual Investors (AAII) indicated investor bullish sentiment continues …

Here’s the real problem for Microsoft

Data Dive<p>« Previous Post<p>Why fans still flock to the NFL<p>Next Post »<p>Navigating the Nobels<p>11 comments<p>We welcome comments that advance the story through relevant opinion, anecdotes, links and data. If you see a comment that you believe is irrelevant or inappropriate, you can flag it to our editors by …

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Schedule for Week of October 5th

This will be a very light week for economic data although there will be plenty of Fed speeches (not listed).<p>Perhaps the most interesting releases …

Jobs report not so impressive

Markets cheered today's September employment report. Job gains were higher than expected (+248K vs. +215K), the weak August gain (+142K) was revised …

Quick Fibonacci Retracement Guide for Current Market Levels

I wanted to provide a quick Fibonacci Retracement reference guide for short-term levels in the Big Three US Equity Indexes (Dow, S&P 500, and NASDAQ).<p>…

A Dozen Things I’ve Learned From Jeffrey Gundlach About Investing

Jeffrey Gundlach is always an interesting investor to watch, but recently he has become even more interesting given the news about Bill Gross leaving …

Possible Bond ETF Problems

Photo Credit: Penn State<p>There have been a few parties worrying about crises stemming from ETFs, because they make it too easy for people to sell a …

Emerging Markets Are Submerging Again (excerpt)

Emerging Markets Are Submerging Again (excerpt)<p>The strength in the Emerging Markets MSCI stock price index since early February has been somewhat …

The Plunge in Oil Crossing Wall Street

The Plunge in Oil<p>Here’s a look at the recent drop in oil prices.<p>Posted by Eddy Elfenbein on October 1st, 2014 at 11:33 am<p><i>The information in this blog</i> …

Manufacturing still looks strong

Against a backdrop of renewed doubt and uncertainty (Eurozone deflation? Russian aggression? China slowdown? Asset market bubbles ready to pop?), it …

The Set Up For A 4th Quarter Rally Is Missing Something

The end of the year is known for being seasonally strong. Even October, renowned as the month for exceptional drops, has recently been one of the …