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Market leadership has been thin in 2022. Even so, there are plenty of stocks powering higher, states Lucas Downey of Mapsignals.com.
Stock markets will remain on edge today as traders react to the slightest indication the FOMC might waiver from the well-flagged (and highly anticipated) 0.5% rate increase next Wednesday, writes Ian Murphy of MurphyTrading.com.
A Manhattan court heard a case in 1994 to rule whether three card monte was a game of skill or a game of chance; the judge ruled that three card monte was a game of skill, and the defendant was not guilty of illegal gambling, explains Kelley Wright, value investor and editor of Investment Quality Trends.
One of the pandemic darlings, telemedicine platform Teladoc Health (TDOC) has been languishing at multi-year lows, unable to retain or regain its stellar momentum during 2020 and 2021, explains Todd Shaver, growth expert and editor of Bull Market Report.
Pent-up demand from the pandemic has led to a boom year for both vacation and business travel as in-person conferencing returns, suggests Mike Cintolo, growth stock specialist and editor of Cabot Top Ten Trader.
Bulls came out of the gate early Wednesday with purpose, states Jon Markman, editor of Strategic Advantage.
Indeed, it looks like Mike Wilson of Morgan Stanley called it right when he previously predicted stocks would rally to a range of 4,000 to 4,150 before the bear market resumes in earnest, states Steve Reitmeister of Reitmeister Total Return.
Bill Gates is the 4th richest person in the world; his net worth of ~$129 billion is a massive amount of money, notes Bob Ciura, editor of Sure Dividend.
Recent remarks from Fed Chair Powell essentially confirmed that the FOMC will be slowing the pace of rate rises — the conventional wisdom being that December will feature a 50-basis-point hike rather than another consecutive 75-basis-point hike, observes Monty Guild in Guild Investment Management's Market Commentary.
In October, global banking giant HSBC Holdings (HSBC) announced it was considering selling its Canadian subsidiary; those operations make it the seventh largest bank in Canada with $134 billion in assets, notes Gavin Graham, contributing editor to Internet Wealth Builder.

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Dana Samuelson will explain why the US economy is on the edge of a true recession, and potentially a severe one. Leading economic indicators have been weakening for several months and the future looks worse. Equity values may be especially vulnerable when you consider todays value metrics against every previous major economic turning point. Meanwhile gold has already rallied from cyclical lows but remains undervalued relative to the value of the US dollar, our debt, the global economy, and global inflation.
Entrusting money to the state is grave error, reads the preface to Murray Rothbard's classic treatise 'What Has Government Done to Our Money?' Decades later, with US inflation at a 40-year high, it's clear why. Inflation is everywhere, and not leaving anytime soon. The economic consequences will be severe, particularly for those who fail to prepare. Fortunately, theres still time. In this session, Albert Lu discusses investment strategies designed to avoid the catastrophic consequences of inflation and to come out ahead.

In this session, David Morgan will discuss the planned reset via WEF, adoption possibilities, resistance, precious metals involvement, and personal responsibility.
Between war cycles, higher interest rates, inflation, supply and economic turbulence, geo-cosmic/geopolitical factors, and social turbulence, where do metal and mining markets fit in? Mark Leibovit will dive into his technical and cyclical work and will try to fine-tune his crystal ball.

After hearing from the ETF experts for two days, Pat Dunwoody will provide an overview of the industry, debunk several of the ETF myths that continue to exist, and share the overall view of the strength and future of the industry. This will confirm that ETFs are the right investment vehicles for your portfolio.
Asset allocation ETFs continue to grow in popularity, and for good reason. These simple to use, all-in-one solutions offer investors a diversified low cost ETF that rebalances for them back to their selected asset mix. In this session, we discuss asset allocation and best practices for constructing a well diversified portfolio. We will break down the different ways to use these all-in-one Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) in your portfolios, and highlight some innovative income based solutions to enhance the yield in your portfolio.

Warren Buffett once referred to leveraged derivatives as financial weapons of mass destruction. Although derivatives had a major role in the 2009 financial crisis, they can nevertheless be very powerful trading tools if you know how to use them properly. In this webinar, Andrew Aziz will discuss the dos and don'ts of using leveraged products for day trading in the current volatile bear market of 2022. Andrew Aziz will walk you through his strategies for trading leveraged products such as TQQQ and he will provide examples from his recent trades in addition to data on the profits and losses he made on those trades.

Discover why thousands of professional and self-directed investors have turned to IBD's Leaderboard to help them with their stock selection. Leaderboard identifies top-performing growth stocks and gives you technical and fundamental analysis on each stock. Each day, IBD's experts provide a short list of top stocks that have the potential to make huge price gains. Its experts then annotate the charts and pinpoint the optimal time to buy and when to take profits.
Going through market history, we can see that we've been in this type of environment before. Kim will outline similar points in history and identify how the past may help prepare investors for what could come this time around. In particular, this recent shift from disinflation to inflation has numerous similarities to the early 1940s, a terrific period of outperformance for Value stocks. Kim will discuss why exposure to Canadian equities has been especially beneficial to investors during inflationary periods.

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