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Brace for a Stock Market Crash? Two ominous death crosses are warning of a potential stock market crash in 2016, one that could see the markets experience a 10% correction or more. And that might just be the beginning. A death cross has formed on both the S&P…

The biggest buyer of stocks is now pulling back. I’m talking about public companies and their billion-dollar stock buyback programs. After years of record stock buybacks, companies are now pulling back on this controversial and artificial share price support system. This gives credence to my belief that a…

The Top Penny Stocks They laughed when he started trading penny stocks, but their jaws dropped when he landed a feature story in The Verge. One summer, Connor Bruggemann opened up an e-trading account, using approximately $10,000 he had saved up working as a busboy. At first, Bruggemann…

The Lowdown on Trading Penny Stocks Investors are turning their attention back to trading penny stocks. Why? Because they’re looking to make money and bigger stocks aren’t providing them that. The long-in-the-tooth bull market recently celebrated its seventh birthday and continues to limp along, rewarding investors with nothing.…

Brace for a Stock Market Crash? The last time this happened, we saw the stock market crash more than 50%. This picture tells an important story about the stock market...an ominous technical formation that has industry insiders worried. And paying attention to it could have a huge impact…

Dear reader, after 30 years of studying the stock market, I’ve rarely seen stocks at such high valuations in relation to the economic environment that prevails. As you will read below, corporate earnings have been collapsing for four (soon to be five) consecutive quarters and insiders are falling…

Billionaire Warns of Looming Stock Market Crash The Federal Reserve’s reckless monetary policies have created huge distortions in the global economy, leaving investors dangerously exposed to a stock market crash in 2016. At least that’s the opinion of Stanley Druckenmiller. Speaking at the Sohn Investment Conference in New…

Big Returns in Penny Stocks If you’re combing for cheap stocks, maybe you should try searching through the market’s discount bin: penny stocks. With stock market indices approaching all-time highs, there aren’t very many bargains out there. That’s why investors have to start searching in new places for…

3 Charts Investors Shouldn’t Overlook Mainstream stock advisors will never tell you this, but it’s true: the odds of an economic collapse and stock market crash in 2016 are stacking up higher each day. When I want to know where the stock market is headed, I look at…

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA), the Chinese e-commerce giant, announced in a Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filing that it has become the world’s largest retailer measured by annual gross merchandise volume. (Source: “Form 6-K: Alibaba Group Holding Ltd - BABA,” Securities and Exchange Commission, April 5, 2016.)…

Dow Jones Industrial Average Rises Ahead of Earnings Season Start A recovery in the U.S. dollar against the Japanese yen helped the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) to open higher on Monday as investors brace for the corporate earnings season that starts with results from aluminum producer Alcoa…

When it comes to shopping on Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN), the last thing you’ll probably be thinking of ordering is your groceries for the week. But Amazon wants to change that, and that could be a boon to AMZN stock. “AmazonFresh” is the e-commerce giant’s online grocery delivery service…

In case you haven’t noticed, NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) doesn’t just make graphic chips for hardcore PC gamers anymore. Turns out its chips can be used for a lot of other things, like driverless cars and cloud computing, which Nvidia is delving into. But there’s one technology in particular…

Upside for Disney Stock Star Wars fans loved the new movie, but that enthusiasm hasn’t really translated into Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) stock. It could be that investors were buying Disney stock before the movie’s release and selling it on the news. Either way, Disney’s stock price has…

U.S. Stocks Gain on Sharp Oil Recovery, Fed Remarks The Dow Jones Industrial Average surged 152 points on Friday, helped by a strong recovery in oil prices and Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen’s upbeat comments on the U.S. economy. The Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped to as high…

Cross Country Private Sector Hiring the Ultimate Telltale Sign Cutting through all the noise in this choppy market, Automatic Data Processing (NASDAQ:ADP) is itself perhaps the best indicator for equity investors. Not that a major market correction wasn’t unreasonable. This market’s been due for a correction for a…

Honeywell International Inc Is a Top Dividend Stock With all of the stock market’s fears and greed, Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON) stock is a dividend-paying standout that can bring a little more stability to your portfolio. This is a market for dividend-paying existing winners. It’s what institutional investors…