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How To Play The Second Quarter

Article Summary The 2nd quarter is on track for growth of 3.5% as opposed to the 1st quarter’s anemic flat performance. The Fed will drive market performance as the interest rate hike draws near. Lowered guidance during the 1st quarter could become a tailwind... read more

How Much Of A Correction Do We Really Need?

Article Summary The money supply is at all-time highs and grown around 40% in the last 5 years. The velocity of money in the 80’s is similar to what we’re seeing right now and could be an indicator that inflation may be headed back up this year. Housing... read more

What’s Fueling Stock Gains Overseas?

Article Summary U.S. stock gains have been relatively mild compared to the strength occurring overseas. Stocks in international markets remain undervalued based on the underlying CAPE ratio and average dividend yield. Currency devaluation is triggering new multi-month... read more

Finding Value Stocks In Energy

Article Summary Oil will balance itself and trend higher as growth kicks in from depressed prices and eats into oversupply concerns. Devon Energy, Pioneer Natural Resources and Southwestern Energy are a few onshore drillers that have stronger balance sheets to weather... read more

Why The U.S. Will Dominate Markets In 2015

Article Summary Falling energy prices may be cause for volatility but historically has limited negative correlation to broad equity prices. There is a very strong correlation of broadly falling commodity prices and the strengthening of the U.S. Dollar. A combination... read more

5 Things To Watch For In 2015

Article Summary Oil headwinds will inevitably subside as prices push lower and we should see prices then trend higher as we go into the latter half of the year. Small caps should outperform due to lower energy prices and the impact of a strong US Dollar on larger cap... read more

Top Speculative Stocks That Analysts Are Missing

Article Summary Small cap speculative stocks are often ignored by analysts, creating an opportunity to exploit pricing inefficiencies. Bona Film Group, Destination Maternity, Global Power Equipment Group, and Iridium Communications are uncovered stocks that deserve a... read more

The Best Global Market For Your Money

Article Summary Modern diversification requires that we explore overseas markets and not focus just on domestic issues. Compares and contrasts the best developed, emerging and “stealth” market. Exploring opportunities in all three markets can be a great... read more

Risk Versus Reward: Measuring Alpha

Context is everything. Victory over an obstacle needs to have appropriate awards. A win that costs you more than you were willing to pay is known as a Pyrrhic victory – named after the Greek King Pyrrhus who defeated the Romans around 280 B.C. but did so at such a... read more

The Best Stocks In The S&P 500

Article Summary Identifies strong S&P 500 companies in each sector. The fundamentals underlying each sector require a unique screening approach. Despite identifying good companies in each sector, observing from a macro scale is key. As volatility rises in the... read more

Dogs Of The Dow And Other Market Strategies

Investing in the stock market properly requires a carefully crafted strategy in order to succeed. Most investors are familiar with the biggest two methods: growth investing and value investing. Beyond those two though are a number of other valid strategies that... read more

Technical Indicators You Can Actually Use

On Wall Street, there are two major schools of analytical thought: Fundamental and Technical. Fundamental analysts focus on financial statements, economic advantages, and corporate management in order to determine the intrinsic value of a stock. Hard core... read more

Best Hedges For An Uncertain Market

The S&P 500 has swung down -10% and swung up 6% in a little bit of a rollercoaster ride over the past couple of weeks and volatility as measured by the CBOE VIX Index peaked above 25 over a week ago as investors scrambled for some kind of direction. The ongoing... read more
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