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It was a wild ride on Thursday as the S&P 500 (SPX) opened stronger, surrendered all of its gains at midday, then closed near the best levels of the session, says Jon Markman, editor of Strategic Advantage.
Bear markets take their toll on everyone, but they eventually end, says Lucas Downey of Mapsignals.com.
Bear markets do not occur frequently, which makes it easy to get lulled into a trance-like state of bull market trading, notes Bob Lang of ExplosiveOptions.net.
Diversification is a key requirement for successful option-trading, states Alan Ellman of The Blue Collar Investor.
Despite capacity constraints and surging inflation, particularly in fuel prices, U.S. airlines recently reported that their earnings recoveries have accelerated in Q2, notes analyst Colin Scarola in CFRA Research's flagship newsletter, The Outlook.
Most of the recommended stocks in our model portfolio and our high yield energy list trade well above their "Dream Buy" price limits, observes Elliott Gue, editor of Energy & Income Advisor.
To make it into our Growth Portfolio, each of our tech stocks had to have some unique and critical technology giving it an edge in a large and growing market essential to achieving a sustainable world, explains Stephen Leeb, growth stock expert and editor of The Complete Investor.
There were important developments in the market that have prompted an additional step to the most defensive allocation in our Model Fund Portfolio since the 2000 Tech Bubble, observes Jim Stack, money manager, market strategist and editor of InvesTech Research.
This morning I received an inquiry from a subscriber who asked me what I thought would be the market bottom on the Dow Jones Industrial Average, explains Jim Woods, editor of Bullseye Stock Trader.
There is probably a certain segment of the investing population that would look askance at me if I mentioned we’re seeing “strength in China,” states Sean McLaughlin of AllStarCharts.com.

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