Investing Strategies & Personal Finance

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Bulls came under immediate pressure on Monday, and the late afternoon was all about the retreat. The Nasdaq 100 closed at 11,912, a loss of 2.1%, states Jon Markman, editor of Strategic Advantage.
We’re at a fascinating juncture here in the markets. Stocks have sold off hard for a little over a year now but have rallied once again in the short run, exclaims Jesse Felder of TheFelderReport.com.
Despite the universally negative macroeconomic evidence, the stock market has seen surprisingly positive technical developments recently that are worth careful consideration, observes Jim Stack, money manager and editor of InvesTech Research.
S&P 1500 Index stocks with high Quadrix Overall scores — our proprietary quantitive process — tend to outperform the rest of the index. Stocks with consistently high scores tend to do even better, observes Rich Moroney, editor of Dow Theory Forecasts.
Bullish sentiment has come on strong this month—never mind that we are still in a bear market, notes Bob Lang of ExplosiveOptions.net.
The bull vs. bear tug of war is at another critical juncture as they battle over 4,000. The two previous skirmishes were won by the bears, states Steve Reitmeister of Reitmeister Total Return.
The first two weeks of January were up and away for all 11 market sectors fueled by the grand reopening of China, a rally in bonds, a selloff in the dollar, and crude oil catching a fresh bid, explains Bryan Perry, editor of Cash Machine.
For many people, reducing taxes is the easiest, fastest way to increase investment returns, put a retirement plan back on track, beat inflation, and enhance retirement security, explains Bob Carlson, editor of Retirement Watch.
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Bulls retreated Thursday, surrendering all of the gains won during the previous five sessions, states Jon Markman, editor of Strategic Advantage.

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