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The best and worst investments of 2014

This year, the S&P's up another 12%, but the market laid lots of traps for investors. You could have owned lots of energy stocks while the price of …

Be a Good Loser | Meb Faber Research - Stock Market and Investing Blog

I’ve been writing this white paper/book on asset allocation strategies which has been really insightful and fun. Actually I’ve been mostly putting …

Trading Calendar - October

The following chart shows the average month-to-date percentage change in the S&P 500 index by trading day during October from 1990 through 2017. Day …

CEOs Tout Reserves of Oil, Gas Revealed to Be Less to SEC

Lee Tillman, chief executive officer of Marathon Oil Corp., told investors last month that the company was potentially sitting on the equivalent of …

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. …

Best Cure for High Commodity Prices (excerpt)

Best Cure for High Commodity Prices (excerpt)<p>During the previous decade, there was lots of buzz about the commodity super-cycle. In my opinion, …

Weekly Market Summary

US indices have risen 8 of the past 11 days. SPX, NDX and DJIA have all gained about 5%. NDX and SPX made new all-time highs and DJIA is close to …

Weighing the Week Ahead: The Market Risk from Current Crises

(August 10, 2014) In the past week there has been a dramatic change for the worse in everything we have been tracking in our “Ugly” section. Risks …

Is Margin Debt Flashing A Major Warning Sign For Stocks?

NYSE margin debt for June just came out and it surged 5.9% from May and is now just 0.3% away from the March peak. Let’s dig into the data and see if …

CNBC is Dead: Here's Why Retail Investors Won't Miss It

There was a time in the late 1990s –- and again briefly during the financial crisis of in the late 2000s –- when CNBC was the 800-pound gorilla of …

Restaurant Performance Index increases in April, Strongest since May 2013

Fueled by improving same-store sales and customer traffic and a positive outlook among restaurant operators, the National Restaurant Association’s …