Financial Sense Exclusives on the Markets

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Thomas J Smith CFA
02/25/2014 - 12:10
The number of stocks that act well from a technical perspective has been decreasing over the past several weeks. When the pullback ended in early February many strong names tested support for the first time in several months.
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Chris Puplava
02/21/2014 - 17:24
The markets were able to eke out a further week of gains with small cap stocks leading the charge as the Russell 2000 rallied 1.47% for the week while mega cap stocks like the S&P 100 lagged, falling 0.13%. Energy was the top performing sector...
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Ryan Puplava CMT
02/20/2014 - 16:55
Rotations come and they go, typically lasting between six and nine months. Rotation is to stocks what location is to real estate. You have to be aware that diversified investment managers are always looking at their portfolio weightings to increase...
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Thomas J Smith CFA
02/19/2014 - 08:51
That is what one of my old bosses told me once. I think of that comment when we get into tricky markets (when isn’t the market tricky). If looked like things were coming unglued a few weeks back and many were bracing for the next move lower.
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Brian Pretti CFA
02/18/2014 - 10:32
Everyone is fully aware that the current equity market cycle has been characterized by lack of expanding volume. Is this why the current environment has been described as the rally no one believes? Or the most hated rally in recent memory?
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Chris Puplava
02/14/2014 - 17:39
Throughout the decline I maintained we were merely dealing with a cooling off period in a strong bull market, and the data highlighted below continues to support the notion as the market’s long-term trend and momentum remain in bullish territory.
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Ryan Puplava CMT
02/13/2014 - 16:20
Last August, I wrote an article about an intermediate bottom in gold, but that a more meaningful long-term bottom would still take time and price. I explained how important it was to allow long-term moving averages to stop falling, which would take...
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FS Staff
02/12/2014 - 16:44
Legendary Swiss investor and hedge fund manager Felix Zulauf joins the Financial Sense Newshour for a special in-depth interview on what he expects for the markets in 2014.
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Bill Fleckenstein
02/11/2014 - 15:43
Overnight markets were essentially a sea of green and the recent stock market rally continued here as well, with the testimony by Fed governor Janet Yellen merely reiterating the status quo, i.e., the Fed will continue to taper if the data support...
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Chris Puplava
02/07/2014 - 15:50
The markets plunged early this week on a disappointing ISM reading with a retest of Monday’s lows on Wednesday before rallying the rest of the week with the S&P 500 up 0.70% on the week. In last week’s report I stated we should expect a bounce...

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