QQQ : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Is This the Spring Thaw? - Ahead of Wall Street

    April 4, 2014
    Q1 is expected to be the low-point for the year, with growth expected to steadily improve from Q2 onwards.
  2. Momentum to Carry Through? - Ahead of Wall Street

    April 2, 2014
    Today's positive-looking ADP report should be enough to carry the momentum in Wednesday trading.
  3. On Putin, Housing and the Fed - Ahead of Wall Street

    March 18, 2014
    Global markets were surprisingly reassured by Putin's comments that Russia favored the territorial integrity of Ukraine.
  4. Market Willing to Wait, for Now - Ahead of Wall Street

    March 13, 2014
    The market appears to be fairly accommodating at this stage, but may not be as patient if the trend doesn???t improve going ...
  5. An Empty Data Docket - Ahead of Wall Street

    March 10, 2014
    Stocks will likely find it difficult to sustain recent positive momentum given the paucity of data over the next few days.
  6. It's All About Expectations - Ahead of Wall Street

    March 7, 2014
    The overall ???level??? of jobs created isn???t that much, but what matters is the level of ???surprise factor??? and that ...
  7. Winter Drags Down ADP Numbers - Ahead of Wall Street

    March 5, 2014
    Weather is again the culprit this morning in the ADP numbers, as has been the case lately with all economic data.
  8. Are Taper Worries Justified? - Ahead of Wall Street

    December 17, 2013
    The Fed's QE program has inflated asset prices by suppressing discount rates and its removal threatens to end that.
  9. The 10 Worst ETF Trades of All Time

    November 12, 2013
    When it comes to investing, hindsight is always 20-20. There are dozens of occasions when the “could have, should have” ...
  10. What To Expect This Week? - Ahead of Wall Street

    November 4, 2013
    This week packs a number of top-tier economic reports that will give us a sense of how well the economy is doing in the fourth ...
  11. A Brief History of ETF Bubbles

    October 23, 2013
    The ups and downs on Wall Street have long been a foe of the inexperienced investor, while veterans have come to embrace ...
  12. 3 Sectors ETF Investors Should Buy And Hold For The Mid-Cycle ...

    October 16, 2013
    The seemingly endless tug of war between the bulls and bears on Wall Street can be frustrating for even the most patient ...
  13. 3 Buy-And-Hold Sectors For The Mid-Cycle Expansion

    October 16, 2013
    The seemingly endless tug of war between the bulls and bears on Wall Street can be frustrating for even the most patient ...
  14. 3 Buy-And-Hold Sectors For The Mid-Cycle Expansion

    October 16, 2013
    The seemingly endless tug of war between the bulls and bears on Wall Street can be frustrating for even the most patient ...
  15. The Biggest Technical Glitches On Wall Street

    October 2, 2013
    Bubbles, sell-offs, and bear markets have become a part of our everyday vocabulary as the financial world has taken investors, ...
  16. Government Shutdown is Here, Now What? - Ahead of Wall Street

    September 30, 2013
    The question now is how long will it last and what does it tell us about the coming debt-ceiling fight.
  17. Washington Drama in the Spotlight - Ahead of Wall Street

    September 23, 2013
    The partisan deadlock in Congress is increasing the odds of a government shutdown and another noisy debt ceiling fight.
  18. Has the Fed's Credibility Taken a Hit? - Ahead of Wall Street

    September 20, 2013
    The market's Taper expectations reflected what investors heard from Bernanke and other Fed officials.
  19. Fed Muddies the Waters - Ahead of Wall Street

    September 19, 2013
    The Fed prepared the markets for the onset of Taper for months, but in the end decided to wait a bit longer.
  20. Looking Ahead to Q3 Earnings Season - Earnings Trends

    September 11, 2013
    Looking Ahead to Q3 Earnings Season - Earnings Trends
  21. Global Growth Outlook Improves - Ahead of Wall Street

    September 9, 2013
    Positive data out of China and Japan help improve the global growth outlook.
  22. Is the Market Reading It Correctly? - Ahead of Wall Street

    September 6, 2013
    The mildly disappointing jobs doesn't change the Fed Taper equation.
  23. It's Not About Syria - Ahead of Wall Street

    September 4, 2013
    Syria matters to some extent, but the primary unsettling factor for the market is the Fed.
  24. 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. ...
  25. More Uncertainty in a Seasonally Weak Period - Ahead of Wall ...

    August 27, 2013
    Syria adds to Taper, debt ceiling and other issues in this seasonally low volume period for the market.
  26. 5 Tweets That Shook the ETF World

    August 21, 2013
    As Twitter has become a more popular social media platform, its influence over the external world has been skyrocketing, ...
  27. What an Apple/China Mobile Deal Would Mean for ETFs

    August 19, 2013
    Apple has long been one of the most talked about securities on the market, as its meteoric rise took the investing world ...
  28. Busy Economic Calendar This Week - Ahead of Wall Street

    August 12, 2013
    This week is the busiest on the economic calendar before the next jobs report early next month.
  29. Taper Fears Aren't Causing It - Ahead of Wall Street

    August 7, 2013
    Hard to claim that Taper isn't priced in already given how far interest rates have moved already.
  30. Dog Days of Summer - Ahead of Wall Street

    August 6, 2013
    Be mindful, however, that low volumes could exaggerate volatility in the short run.
  31. No Near-term Catalysts - Ahead of Wall Street

    August 5, 2013
    With the earnings season winding down and the top-tier economic data already out, we have entered a quite period for the ...
  32. Is Bad News No Longer Good News? - Ahead of Wall Street

    August 2, 2013
    Today's jobs disappointment may not change the Fed's thinking on the Taper question.
  33. The Ever Friendly Fed - Ahead of Wall Street

    August 1, 2013
    The Fed may have opened the door to delay the 'Taper', but QE has to end at some stage.
  34. Daily ETF Roundup: Stocks Close Mixed, IEO And IGV Rise

    July 31, 2013
    U.S. equities finished the session narrowly mixed, closing out the rather lackluster month of July. At today’s highly ...
  35. GDP + ADP = Fed Taper - Ahead of Wall Street

    July 31, 2013
    The Fed may not show its hand today, but these reports indicate that 'Taper' should be coming in the next few months.
  36. Daily ETF Roundup: MOO Tumbles After Russian Potash News, VOX ...

    July 30, 2013
    Most U.S. equities ended narrowly mixed today, though technology stocks charged higher, as investors digested a mixed bag ...
  37. 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 ...
  38. Tentative Market Ahead of the Fed, GDP, and Jobs - Ahead of Wall ...

    July 29, 2013
    The market is expected to remain tentative ahead of the Fed meeting, GDP report and jobs reading this week.
  39. Daily ETF Roundup: Stocks End Flat, PEJ Rallies After Starbucks’ ...

    July 26, 2013
    A week of mixed earnings and economic reports had U.S. equities ending flat for the week, though stocks managed to eke out ...
  40. Do Earnings Justify Record Stock Market? - Ahead of Wall Street

    July 26, 2013
    It is hard to square the earnings picture emerging from Q2 results and company guidance with where the market???s current ...
  41. Daily ETF Roundup: PNQI Pops On Facebook Earnings, XLB Rises ...

    July 25, 2013
    It was another choppy session on Wall Street today as investors digested yet another slew of mixed earnings reports. Conglomerate ...
  42. Bear of the Day: Google (GOOG) - Bear of the Day

    July 25, 2013
    Bear of the Day: Google (GOOG) - Bear of the Day
  43. Daily ETF Roundup: XLE Drops As Crude Retreats, IYW Pops On Apple ...

    July 24, 2013
    The summer slump continued on Wall Street, as investors weighed a slew of mixed earnings reports against strong housing data. ...
  44. Daily ETF Roundup: Stocks End Narrowly Mixed; KOL And IYM Pop

    July 23, 2013
    U.S. equities finished narrowly mixed in today’s lackluster trading session, following a slew of earnings reports and ...
  45. Daily ETF Roundup: GDX Pops As Gold Surges, IYE Slumps

    July 22, 2013
    U.S. equities managed to eke out small gains today as investors digested a mixed bag of earnings reports and underwhelming ...
  46. Daily ETF Roundup: Stocks Finish Flat, XLK Tumbles On Microsoft ...

    July 19, 2013
    U.S. equities ended essentially unchanged in Friday’s lackluster trading session, as investors weighed a batch of underwhelming ...
  47. Daily ETF Roundup: KBE Pops On Morgan Stanley, XLE Jumps As Oil ...

    July 18, 2013
    U.S. equities traded higher today, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 logging in fresh highs, following ...
  48. Taking Pulse of the Q2 Earnings Season - Earnings Trends

    July 18, 2013
    Taking Pulse of the Q2 Earnings Season - Earnings Trends
  49. Daily ETF Roundup: FDN Rallies After Yahoo! Earnings, IHI Pops

    July 17, 2013
    After rallying throughout the earlier hours, U.S. equities drifted off session highs following Federal Reserve Chairman Ben ...
  50. Daily ETF Roundup: OIH Falls, IYK Slips On Coca-Cola Earnings

    July 16, 2013
    U.S. equities snapped their multi-day winning streak today, as investors digested a mixed bag of economic and earnings reports. ...
  51. Daily ETF Roundup: XLU Pops, EWZ Rallies Alongside Petrobras

    July 15, 2013
    U.S. equities got off to a strong start this week with the Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 logging in record ...
  52. Daily ETF Roundup: ITA Tumbles On Boeing, IYG Rallies

    July 12, 2013
    U.S. equities ended little changed today as investors digested a slew of corporate news and earnings, as well as Bernanke’s ...
  53. Daily ETF Roundup: Stocks Surge On Bernanke Commentary, IYW And ...

    July 11, 2013
    Dovish comments from Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke sent U.S. equities surging higher today, finishing near record levels. In ...
  54. Daily ETF Roundup: UCO Pops As Crude Tops $106, IBB Rallies

    July 10, 2013
    U.S. equities ended the day barely changed as investors turned their focus to the the latest FOMC minutes and Ben Bernanke’s ...
  55. Tesla Motors to Replace Oracle in Nasdaq 100, QQQ ETF Next? - ...

    July 10, 2013
    Oracle is switching to the NYSE and that is leaving a spot open for Tesla Motors (TSLA) in the Nasdaq 100 Index.
  56. Daily ETF Roundup: XLI Pops, XHB Rallies On Foreclosure Data

    July 9, 2013
    U.S. equities ended in positive territory once again today after the second quarter earnings season kicked off on a relatively ...
  57. Daily ETF Roundup: FDN and XLP Pop Ahead Of Unofficial Start ...

    July 8, 2013
    Following a holiday-shortened week, U.S. equities logged in their three-session win streak ahead of the unofficial kickoff ...
  58. Does the Jobs Report Guarantee Tapering in September? - Ahead ...

    July 5, 2013
    Given this momentum in the labor market, the Fed could afford to step back from the level of stimulus it has been providing ...
  59. Daily ETF Roundup: EPGT Rallies On Turmoil In Egypt, XLI Slumps

    July 2, 2013
    Despite a relatively good start to the month, U.S. equities slid into red territory during today’s volatile and thin ...
  60. 25 Wild ETF Charts From 1H 2013

    July 2, 2013
    Six months have passed in 2013 and the financial world has had plenty to buzz about. From a bull run in U.S. to worries over ...
  61. Daily ETF Roundup: XHB Jumps On Construction Data, IBB Pops

    July 1, 2013
    Wall Street started off the month of July with a bang, with bullish momentum returning full force on upbeat economic data. ...
  62. Lots of Data in Holiday-Shortened Week - Ahead of Wall Street

    July 1, 2013
    Volumes will likely be light in this holiday-shortened week, which could exacerbate volatility.
  63. Daily ETF Roundup: XLV Rallies, PBW Pops On Obama’s Energy Plans

    June 26, 2013
    U.S. equities closed higher once again today, as investors weighed today’s GDP report against the possibility of the ...
  64. Does the GDP Cut Mean Anything? - Ahead of Wall Street

    June 26, 2013
    The present and future economic conditions are far more important than what has happened already.
  65. Daily ETF Roundup: Equities Recover, IYR And XHB Rally On Upbeat ...

    June 25, 2013
    A slew of better-than-expected economic reports helped U.S. equities erase most of the previous session’s losses during ...
  66. Daily ETF Roundup: XLF Slumps, HAO Tumbles

    June 24, 2013
    Wall Street started off the week on a sour note after a volatile U.S. Treasuries trading session sparked a sell-off in equity ...
  67. How Low Can It Get? - Ahead of Wall Street

    June 24, 2013
    Markets are in for a rough ride over the coming days and weeks.
  68. Daily ETF Roundup: Stocks Nosedive, VXX Spikes and XLP Tumbles

    June 20, 2013
    U.S. equities took a steep nosedive today, marking their biggest one-day drop of the year. Investors’ anxiety of Fed ...
  69. Bernanke Shows His Hand, Market - Ahead of Wall Street

    June 20, 2013
    Investors wanted clarity from the Fed, they got it. But they don't like what they see.
  70. Daily ETF Roundup: Fed Hints At Future Taper, XLU And IBB Tumble

    June 19, 2013
    U.S. equities slid into the red today as investors digested the highly anticipated FOMC press conference. Contrary to expectations, ...
  71. Daily ETF Roundup: XLI Rallies Alongside Industrials, VOX Pops

    June 18, 2013
    Bullish momentum returned on Wall Street today, pushing equities to the highest levels in almost three weeks as the Federal ...
  72. Daily ETF Roundup: XHB Pops On Homebuilder Data, EWG Jumps On ...

    June 17, 2013
    U.S. equities got off to a relatively strong start as investors turned their attention to the Federal Reserve meeting later ...
  73. Daily ETF Roundup: Stocks End Week In The Red, IXC Slumps Alongside ...

    June 14, 2013
    U.S. equities finished off a volatile week in the red today, following a slew of mixed economic data and lingering Fed tapering ...
  74. Daily ETF Roundup: FXG Pops On Safeway Acquisition, XLF Rallies

    June 13, 2013
    Wiping out the previous session’s losses, U.S. equities rallied to close near session highs today following several ...
  75. Daily ETF Roundup: Dow Falls Below 15,000, XLY Slumps, TUR Jumps

    June 12, 2013
    It was another choppy trading session on Wall Street today, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average posting its first three-day ...
  76. Daily ETF Roundup: VXX Spikes On BOJ Worries, KBE Slumps

    June 11, 2013
    U.S. equities were in for a wild ride today, as investors digested the Bank of Japan’s latest monetary policy decision. ...
  77. 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 ...
  78. Daily ETF Roundup: Stocks End Week On A Strong Note, XLI Rallies

    June 7, 2013
    U.S. equities ended the week on a strong note as investors weighed labor data against the possibility of the Fed maintaining ...
  79. Daily ETF Roundup: FXY Pops As Dollar Tumbles, XLU Rallies

    June 6, 2013
    It was a volatile session on Wall Street today ahead of tomorrow’s highly anticipated U.S. employment report. In economic ...
  80. Daily ETF Roundup: VXX Spikes On Fed Concerns, XLB Tumbles

    June 5, 2013
    Wall Street endured a steep sell-off today, as another round of disappointing economic reports and concerns over when the ...
  81. The Week Ahead: Did Wall Street Strategists Jinx Stocks

    March 22, 2013
    Increasingly daring market forecasts should unpleasantly remind savvy investors of the exuberance of Y2K, and the truth is ...
  82. The Week Ahead: Will Overseas Markets Lead the Way

    February 22, 2013
    Most investors were expecting a correction after the enormous surge in 2013, but evidence from Europe indicates that the ...
  83. Daily ETF Roundup: Stocks Little Changed Despite M&A Activity

    February 14, 2013
    Afterstraddlingthe flat line for the majority of the day, stocks closed little changed in yet another day of thin trading ...
  84. Daily ETF Roundup: Stocks End Mixed

    February 13, 2013
    Strong pullbacks in several bellwether stocks had markets struggling for a definitive direction today, with thebulls and ...
  85. Daily ETF Roundup: Stocks Dragged By Energy In Lackluster Session

    February 11, 2013
    Equity markets started off the week with a lackluster day of trading, as investors remained cautious amid fears of a pullback ...
  86. Daily ETF Roundup: Stocks End Lower After Volatile Session

    February 7, 2013
    Wall Street was in for another volatile day of trading, as a slew of economic reports and brewing worries over Europe weighed ...
  87. Daily ETF Roundup: Stocks Close Flat On Euro Zone Worries

    February 6, 2013
    In yet another choppy trading session, stocks wiped out most of the day’s earlier losses to finish flat as investors remained ...
  88. Daily ETF Roundup: Stocks Bounce Back

    February 5, 2013
    Equity markets bounced back today, after yesterday’s sharp pull back had stocks posting their worst one-day performance of ...
  89. One Bad Apple Could Spoil A Whole ETF Bushel

    February 5, 2013
    While you may not directly own Apple stock, odds are that your ETF has some Apple exposure in it.
  90. Daily ETF Roundup: Stocks Post Worst One-Day Drop In 2013

    February 4, 2013
    As many investors feared, stocks pulled back sharply today, posting their first triple-digit drop and worst one-day performance ...
  91. Daily ETF Roundup: Bulls Return On Encouraging Labor Data

    February 1, 2013
    The bulls charged ahead on Wall Street today, starting off the month of February with bang. Encouraging U.S. data sent the ...
  92. 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. ...
  93. Daily ETF Roundup: Stocks Pull Back On Fed And Lackluster GDP

    January 30, 2013
    Today’s Federal Reserve monetary policy announcement and upsetting economic data put selling pressures back on Wall Street, ...
  94. Daily ETF Roundup: S&P 500 Tops 1500

    January 25, 2013
    After yesterday’s Apple(AAPL) upset, investors sentiment picked up after a round of better-than-expected earnings report. ...
  95. Daily ETF Roundup: Wall Street Takes A Hit From Apple Upset

    January 24, 2013
    Today’s Apple (AAPL) upset weighed heavily on the markets, as investors digested the rather anemic earnings report from the ...
  96. Daily ETF Roundup: Stocks Pop On Earnings Euphoria

    January 23, 2013
    Lifted once again by another batch of strong earnings, stocks rallied as bullish momentum dominated Wall Street. Blue-chip ...
  97. Keep Your Eye on Treasury Rates

    January 23, 2013
    Could a near-term rise in yields finally break the bond bull and send money flowing into stocks? MoneyShow's Tom Aspray ...
  98. Daily ETF Roundup: Dow Hits Multi-year High

    January 22, 2013
    The bulls dominated Wall Street today, as markets started off the holiday-shortened week with several better-than-expected ...
  99. Keep Your Eye on Treasury Rates

    January 21, 2013
    Could a near-term rise in yields finally break the bond bull and send money flowing into stocks? MoneyShow's Tom Aspray ...
  100. Daily ETF Roundup: Stocks Rally On Positive Economic Data

    January 17, 2013
    Bullish momentum made an appearance on Wall Street today, as encouraging economic data and potential progress over the debt ...
  101. 3 Apple Proof ETFs - ETF News And Commentary

    January 15, 2013
    The technology sector started 2012 on a strong note outperforming the S&P 500 index. But as the year progressed the sector ...
  102. 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 ...
  103. 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 ...
  104. Daily ETF Roundup: Fed Minutes Spook Stocks

    January 3, 2013
    Euphoria levels dropped off during the second day of trading in the new year as cautious commentary from the latest Fed minutes ...
  105. Indicator Points to Caution in 2013 -- Except for this Sector

    January 2, 2013
    Market prices move in trends and traders can make, and more importantly, keep large profits if they are on the right side ...
  106. ETFs Then And Now

    December 19, 2012
    As the calendars get ready to flip to 2013, another chapter in the relatively short history of ETFs will be written. Next ...
  107. Checking In On the 10 Largest ETFs Year To Date

    December 14, 2012
    2012 has been a hectic year around the world, but the U.S. has been especially busy this year. We saw two new QE programs, ...
  108. Key Criteria to Know Before Buying an ETF - ETF News And Commentary

    December 12, 2012
    The exchange traded fund industry has expanded at a rapid pace over the past few years, allowing investors to tap into a ...
  109. Daily ETF Roundup: Bargain Shopping Euphoria Sparks Rally

    November 19, 2012
    Bargain shoppers finally stepped in after a long week of profit-taking pressures on Wall Street. Major equity indexes soared ...
  110. 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 ...
  111. Daily ETF Roundup: Stocks Sink, Greece Cuts A Deal

    November 13, 2012
    Major equity indexes tallied another session in red territory as pessimismcontinuesto reign supreme on Wall Street. Despite ...
  112. ETF Daily Roundup: Markets Rally Prior To Election Results

    November 6, 2012
    Finally it’s here. The 2012 presidential election is upon us, and most people are just excited to be free from the onslaught ...
  113. The ETF Winners and Losers of October - ETF News And Commentary

    November 1, 2012
    The ETF industry had another solid month in October although the market conditions weren't exactly favorable. More than a ...
  114. Friday's ETF Chart To Watch: Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF ...

    October 26, 2012
    Bullish fever swept over Wall Street as investors’ confidence saw a massive improvement following the latest European Central ...
  115. Daily ETF Roundup: Stocks Claw Into Green Territory

    October 22, 2012
    Bargain shoppers were hesitant to return on Monday morning even after last week’s broad decline on Wall Street. Major stock ...
  116. Daily ETF Roundup: Housing Soars, Earnings Miss

    October 17, 2012
    Markets rallied today, as strong readings on the U.S. housing sector boosted stocks. According to the Commerce Department, ...
  117. The Apple Effect and Nasdaq ETFs - ETF News And Commentary

    October 10, 2012
    The rise of Apple Inc (AAPL) has been nothing short of extraordinary over the past few years. The company went from a tiny ...
  118. 4 Global Growth Casualties

    October 3, 2012
    These four well-known stocks were hit last quarter by weakness in emerging markets, but technical analysis points to upcoming ...
  119. 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 ...
  120. 4 Top Stocks Ready for a Rest

    September 28, 2012
    These four top performing stocks have had huge gains this year, but the monthly technical analysis favors a correction ...
  121. Global X to Close 4 ETFs

    September 26, 2012
    Global X, the New York-based issuer of many international and specialized funds, announced recently that it will close out ...
  122. Global X Shutting Down Four ETFs - ETF News And Commentary

    September 25, 2012
    Global X, the New York-based ETF issuer best known for its innovative products in the emerging market and mining spaces, ...
  123. 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. ...
  124. Upside Targets for Apple and Amazon

    August 31, 2012
    Using monthly and weekly charts, MoneyShow's Tom Aspray analyzes these two tech giants to find out not only their near-term ...
  125. Three ETFs Up 100% (And More) In 2012

    August 30, 2012
    With two thirds of 2012 in the books, the year is on track to be a relatively solid stretch for most investors. Despite an ...
  126. Apple Vs. Samsung: Q&A With Scott Freeze

    August 24, 2012
    Consumer electronics giants Apple and Samsung have stolen the tech-sector headlines as the two behemoths have been waging ...
  127. Red Flags Warn of Weak Rally

    August 3, 2012
    Although the market is susceptible to news from Europe or the Fed that could still push the major averages higher, not ...
  128. 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 ...
  129. Have the Bulls Been Trapped?

    July 26, 2012
    The technical health of the stock market has deteriorated and knowing the key technical levels will allow you to be better ...
  130. 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 ...
  131. 10 Surprising ETF Stats From Mid Year ETF Data

    July 5, 2012
    Earlier this week, the ETF Industry Association released its June 30 batch of ETF data, providing an interesting snapshot ...
  132. Guide to the 25 Most Liquid ETFs - ETF News And Commentary

    June 29, 2012
    There are a number of misconceptions when it comes to ETF liquidity. Many investors believe that if a product doesn't trade ...
  133. Where Are Inex Funds Now?

    June 19, 2012
    Take a news break to understand how major indexes have performed since the beginning of the year.
  134. Undiscovered Tech Play

    June 8, 2012
    When it comes to technology ETFs, the PowerShares QQQ (NASDAQ: QQQ), the Technology Select Sector SPDR (NYSE: XLK) and a ...
  135. Head In The Clouds

    May 11, 2012
    Cloud computing has often been called the next big thing in the technology world and that's saying something for a sector ...
  136. Apple Earnings Bring Joy To Tech-Land

    May 1, 2012
    Apple Earnings Bring Joy To Tech-Land
  137. Index Funds, Where Are We Now?

    April 30, 2012
    Take a news break to understand how major indexes have performed since the beginning of the year.
  138. 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 ...
  139. Nasdaq 100's Most Overbought Stocks

    April 24, 2012
    Close proximity to technically overbought levels means that these fast-gaining Nasdaq 100 stocks carry high risk at current ...
  140. 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 ...
  141. The Most Overbought S&P 500 Stocks

    April 17, 2012
    The market’s correction and these stocks’ close proximity to technically overbought levels could cause them to ...
  142. The Week Ahead: Buckle Up...More Turbulence to Come

    April 14, 2012
    The rough week has caused quite a bit of damage, and a deeper correction is likely. It pays to be defensive right now, but ...
  143. 2 Markets Where Big Volume Rules

    April 13, 2012
    Moby Waller of BigTrends.com explains that while stock trading volume is stagnant, the flow of capital into options and ETFs ...
  144. The Week Ahead: Risk Never Takes a Holiday

    March 31, 2012
    Risk of a deeper correction remains high despite a holiday-shortened week. Watch for technical warning signs, as well as ...
  145. 6 Overbought Stocks To Watch

    March 30, 2012
    Let's take a look at a few stocks that have recently entered overbought territory because these could be candidates for a ...
  146. The Most Overbought Nasdaq 100 Stocks

    March 28, 2012
    Close proximity to technically overbought levels makes these strong Nasdaq 100 performers high-risk buys at current levels, ...
  147. 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 ...
  148. 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 ...
  149. The Week Ahead: Should You Switch Sectors?

    March 10, 2012
    Technical evidence is mounting that seasonal sector rotation is taking place right now, and it is crucial for investors to ...
  150. The Week Ahead: Individual Investors Not Buying

    March 3, 2012
    There’s lots of cash on the sidelines of this aging rally, but investors should not get caught up in the hype. Instead, ...
  151. Index Funds, Where Are We Now?

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  156. Small Caps, Tech Still Leading

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    Small-cap stocks have assumed a leadership role over the broader markets, and while a deeper, news-inspired correction could ...
  157. The Week Ahead: Stocks Need Some Bad News

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  158. The Week Ahead: Wait to Buy Lower

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  159. 15 Nasdaq 100 Leaders

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  165. The Week Ahead: Can the Bulls Stay in Charge?

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  166. Big Dividends In The Semiconductors

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  167. The Week Ahead: The Market Doesn't Need Another Storm

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  168. The Week Ahead: Bear Markets Take Time

    August 21, 2011
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  169. The Week Ahead: Another Ride on the Rollercoaster?

    August 14, 2011
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  170. The Week Ahead: Waiting for QE3

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  171. How Far Will Stocks Fall?

    August 5, 2011
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  172. The Week Ahead: More "Bizarro World"

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  173. Don't Light That Short Fuse!

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  174. When to Favor Options Over Stocks

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  175. The Week Ahead: For Stocks, The Debt Ceiling's the Limit

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  176. The Week Ahead: Are Hedge Funds Bailing Out?

    July 17, 2011
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  177. 2 Broad Funds for the Second Half

    July 16, 2011
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  178. The Week Ahead: How Far Will Stocks Correct?

    July 10, 2011
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  179. The Week Ahead: Will Stocks and Rates Continue Higher?

    July 3, 2011
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  180. Week Ahead: Fireworks Coming Early?

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