DIA : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Looking Ahead to Q3 Earnings Season - Earnings Trends

    September 11, 2013
    Looking Ahead to Q3 Earnings Season - Earnings Trends
  2. Exports Drives Positive GDP Revision - Ahead of Wall Street

    August 29, 2013
    The economic data is good enough to push the Fed towards Taper in September, but they may rethink because of other variables. ...
  3. Daily ETF Roundup: BJK Slumps After Wynn Resorts Earnings, XLE ...

    July 29, 2013
    Wall Street started off the week on a sour note as investors remained cautious ahead of a slew of economic news slated for ...
  4. Taking Pulse of the Q2 Earnings Season - Earnings Trends

    July 18, 2013
    Taking Pulse of the Q2 Earnings Season - Earnings Trends
  5. Fight This Summer's Volatility With Infrastructure

    June 19, 2013
    With the markets returning to their up and down patterns, investors are getting nervous. Luckily, infrastructure assets can ...
  6. Daily ETF Roundup: Google Pushes FDN Higher, CHIQ Slumps On Chinese ...

    June 10, 2013
    U.S. equities struggled to find a definitive direction today, as investors seemingly took a breather from last week’s ...
  7. Daily ETF Roundup: Stocks Finish Strong Month On Quiet Note

    January 31, 2013
    After rallying for nearly an entire month, stocks took a breather to finish lower on the last day of trading in January. ...
  8. Daily ETF Roundup: Stocks Slide Sideways

    January 7, 2013
    Compared to last week, today’s trading session was relatively quiet. The first few trading days of 2013 were explosive to ...
  9. Daily ETF Roundup: Jobs Report Boosts Markets

    January 4, 2013
    The first three trading days of 2013 are officially in the books, and markets have gotten off to quite the start. Though ...
  10. SPDR S&P 500 and Other Financial Stocks Making Big Moves on December ...

    December 21, 2012
    It's been a bad day for the market after the morning's trading. The Nasdaq has decreased 2%; the S&P 500 has declined 1.9%; ...
  11. Daily ETF Roundup: Another Day, Another Sell-Off

    November 15, 2012
    Stocks tallied yet another session in red territory as looming “fiscal cliff” worries and sour economic data proved too pessimistic ...
  12. Daily ETF Roundup: Flat Close On Fiscal Cliff Woes

    November 12, 2012
    Major equity indexes kicked off the week with an encouraging pop at the open following last week’s pullback, although loominguncertaintiesprevailed ...
  13. The Week Ahead: What Do Sectors Say About the Economy

    September 29, 2012
    Troubling technical signals appear to be confirmed by recent movements in key sectors, driving up the possibility of a ...
  14. The Week Ahead: How Sorry Will May Sellers Be

    September 15, 2012
    Mantras can be prophetic until they aren't, and those who "sold in May" have already lost out on solid gains. ...
  15. Daily ETF Roundup: Big Ben's Rally Holds

    September 14, 2012
    There was a sense of anxiety concerning whether or not yesterday’s QE rally would hold, or if it was a one time buying spree. ...
  16. Stick With Market Leaders, Not Laggards

    September 12, 2012
    A look at this technically weak sector shows how even stocks that appear attractive by themselves may not be good buys ...
  17. Buy the Dips... If We Get One - Cook`s Kitchen

    August 17, 2012
    This is one of those rallies that frustrates lots of traders. Why? Because they spend so much time doubting it, or shorting ...
  18. Have We Seen the Lows for the Year? - Real Time Insight

    August 6, 2012
    Anybody who truly measured and weighed the economic and earnings data of the first half must surely see both in continued ...
  19. Is the S&P Fairly Valued at 1,400? - Real Time Insight

    July 30, 2012
    The S&P 500 corrected 10.5% in the spring and is now back up to within 3% of its highs since the Great Recession. Clearly, ...
  20. The Week Ahead: Did The ECB Put a Floor Under Stock Prices?

    July 28, 2012
    All it took was a few words from Europe's top banker to turn stocks around, but can the momentum last? MoneyShow's Tom ...
  21. 3 Charts for Earnings Season You Need to See - Real Time Insight

    July 23, 2012
    Name one of the strongest patterns of this earnings season. That's right, weaker revenues. Below are 3 charts that Goldman ...
  22. Are Stocks Waiting for Guidance? - Real Time Insight

    July 9, 2012
    Stocks seem to be at an interesting point. Trading at 13X this year's expected EPS of about $103 on the S&P 500, they are ...
  23. The Week Ahead: Can Stocks Ignore the World's Problems?

    July 7, 2012
    Technical action in most markets seems to show this week's downswing was only a temporary pullback, which means buying ...
  24. FOMC Saves Its Ammo - Real Time Insight

    June 20, 2012
    The Federal Reserve met consensus expectations today by extending their "maturity extension" program, otherwise known as ...
  25. How Much Can US Stocks Decouple? - Real Time Insight

    June 18, 2012
    After Greece's somewhat positive election outcomes, the reality remains that the great eurozone monetary experiment is still ...
  26. Gaming Grexit - Cook`s Kitchen

    June 18, 2012
    Worried about the Greek election on Sunday? Join the club. British financial authorities, through the Bank of England, described ...
  27. Spain Bank Bailout: A Disappointing Tease

    June 13, 2012
    In theory, news that European nations will loan Spain $125 billion to bailout the country's crumbling banking system, should ...
  28. Equity Risk Premium: Are Stocks Cheap or Dear? - Real Time Insight

    June 11, 2012
    By many measures, stocks look cheap. With 2012 EPS estimates for the S&P 500 around $103, the index at 1,320 is currently ...
  29. The Week Ahead: Will Europe Spoil Apple's Party?

    April 28, 2012
    If this surprisingly good week makes you want to jump back into stocks with both feet, be patient, writes MoneyShow’s ...
  30. The Week Ahead: Will Earnings Revive the Rally?

    April 21, 2012
    Despite recent gains, critical market internals suggest the correction is not yet over, but more upside earnings surprises ...
  31. The Week Ahead: Don't Worry About China's Growth

    March 24, 2012
    Economic news from China last week overshadowed improving technicals for in many parts of the market, including the specific ...
  32. The Week Ahead: Don't Bet Against the Stock Market, Part II

    March 17, 2012
    The market’s strength this week surprised many investors, and certain sectors have still more potential, writes MoneyShow ...
  33. A Smart ETF to Play This Rally

    February 29, 2012
    The markets have been moving up, as it looks like Europe will be able to sort out its economic troubles. That means the ...
  34. The Week Ahead: Will Crude Oil Crush the Recovery?

    February 28, 2012
    Select buying opportunities remain, but the combination of rising oil prices and latest deterioration in the financial sector ...
  35. 2 Good Energy Bets

    February 22, 2012
    Seasonal strength in the energy sector means good opportunity in select oil and gas stocks as winter melts into spring. ...
  36. The Week Ahead: Does This Headline Scare You?

    February 19, 2012
    Bullish magazine headlines have been the death of many a rising market, and in fact a correction is expected, says MoneyShow ...
  37. 10 World-Class Global ETFs

    February 6, 2012
    One of the best tools for diversifying your global portfolio is to use the best ETFs to execute your strategy and spread ...
  38. 3 Huge Themes for 2012 and Beyond

    February 6, 2012
    Investors who follow megatrends in technology, food, and financials are likely to see big gains in the next bull run and ...
  39. The Week Ahead: Stocks Need Some Bad News

    January 30, 2012
    Markets are due for a bull-scaring correction that would open more opportunities, but until then investors should stick with ...
  40. The Week Ahead: Will the Grinch Steal Christmas?

    December 20, 2011
    The warning flags are up, and time is running out for a solid rally. Be careful, and watch these key indicators over the ...
  41. The Week Ahead: Will the Supercommittee Sink the Markets?

    November 22, 2011
    It could be a couple of weeks until we know the true effect of the latest US debt debate in the markets, but there are still ...
  42. The Week Ahead: Bear Markets Take Time

    August 21, 2011
    We won’t know for a while whether the bulls have been truly slaughtered, so investors would do wise to wait for the ...
  43. The Week Ahead: Are Hedge Funds Bailing Out?

    July 17, 2011
    It’s possible that big-time redemptions caused several would-be rallies last week to sputter and die. A short-term ...
  44. Attack Of The Mega-Caps

    February 22, 2011
    These large companies can add protection for investors, in case there are some missteps in the current economic recovery.
  45. 2010's Highest Performing DJIA stocks

    December 14, 2010
    Check out 2010's highest-performing DJIA stocks.
  46. 3 Industrials Up YTD

    July 5, 2010
    Sometimes the best investments are the simplest.
  47. What Are The Best Traders Buying?

    June 15, 2010
    These companies have the best endorsement in the investment world.
  48. Trading Wizard John Paulson's Top 3 Holdings

    June 11, 2010
    It appears the top hedgie is expecting an equity bull market – and not a little inflation.
  49. Hedging Your Bets

    April 15, 2010
    It's easy to forget about portfolio insurance as the market continues to head higher. ETFs can help add that coverage back.
  50. 3 Beat-Up Dow Stocks - On Sale?

    March 11, 2010
    Will the last-place stock eventually become first?
  51. Dynamic Duo Leads Dow Stocks YTD

    March 9, 2010
    Earnings certainly help push stocks higher, but their not the last word in stock appreciation.
  52. Asset OutFlows: A Contrarian Buy Signal

    March 2, 2010
    Money is fleeing the stock market once again. History says the time to buy is now.
  53. Big Name Stocks With Rising Dividends

    February 26, 2010
    Do bigger profits, higher stock prices and expanding dividends mean ‘happy days’ are here again?
  54. Betting On Large-Caps

    November 26, 2009
    The market has turned a corner and mega-caps are beating their small-cap counterparts.
  55. Diversification Alone Is Not Enough

    April 9, 2009
    Opinions on the number of stocks for a diversified portfolio vary, but locking in low expenses leaves little room for disagreement.
  56. Winners and Losers - Feb. 26th to March 2nd (HYSL, SPY, DIA, ...

    March 2, 2007
    A look at some of the market's big winners and losers for the week of February 26th.
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