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The market's push to new record highs last month failed to prevent a significant divergence from forming with the relative strength index. This is one of the three signs I highlighted for a possible peak in stocks. See updated chart and commentary for more...

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Elon Musk, Steven Hawking, and a long list of scientists believe artificial intelligence is no longer science-fiction and may one day present a danger to society. Musk has likened super-intelligent machines to nuclear bombs and fears we may be...

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The S&P 500 had its first monthly close above 2100 in February, the Dow closed over 18,000 and the NASDAQ currently rests a mere 3% below its 2000 bubble peak of 5132.52. Why is the stock market heading higher when incoming economic data is surprising to the downside?

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The S&P 500 has been up double-digits for the past three years. Although we don't expect to see a recession or negative returns this year, right now we think stock prices have gotten ahead of fundamentals...

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Richard Dickson of Lowry Research says that they still aren't seeing any of the characteristic signs associated with major peaks and that it's way too early to start worrying about a Dow Theory sell signal with the divergence between the Dow Jones...

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While the USD Index is rallying there is deterioration beneath the surface that suggests a cyclical correction in the dollar may be in the offing. We can look at breadth to determine how strong or weak the dollar is by comparing it to many currencies across the globe.

Cris Sheridan's picture

Stocks inched further into record territory today before fading slightly in the afternoon. The market is interpreting Yellen’s remarks before Congress as dovish—keeping rates lower for longer—and recent experts on our show, like Mizuho’s Chief US Economist...

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Steven Ricchiuto, Chief US Economist for Mizuho Securities, argues that we are in a fundamentally different economic environment than the last 35-40 years where deflation—and not inflation—is the now the main concern and raising rates may end up being a huge mistake...

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The trend for U.S. stocks using the S&P 500 is positive on all timeframes. The short-term trend turned positive (issued a buy signal) earlier this month on 2/5/2015. The intermediate-term trend has remained positive since...

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The USD has experienced a sharp rally over the last year and bullish sentiment towards the greenback is reaching frothy levels as speculative long futures positioning has hit an all-time high. At the same time, commercial hedgers (AKA: “Smart Money”) are...

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