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Zacks – Does Goldilocks BLS Increase Chance of QE Tapering?

REAL TIME INSIGHT SPX DIA SPY Traders got what seemed like the perfect set of numbers today. The Bureau of Labor Statistics said that the U.S. created 175,000 jobs in May, just slightly better than the 168,000 that many economists were expecting. Despite the weakness in ADP and other economic readings, the beat was another sign that…

Four Stock Indexes and What They Track

    Print   Email   Share   Comments   by Donna Fuscaldo Published May 10, 2012 – Bankrate.com Which stock index should you follow? Whether it’s the Dow Jones industrial average, the Nasdaq stock market, Standard & Poor’s 500 index or the Russell 2000, investors use these popular indexes to get a sense of…

Use Earnings Season to Play the S&P 500

Written by Jared A Levy, Editor, Options Strategies Weekly It is a big week, with lots of stocks in play. Alcoa (AA:NYSE), JPMorgan (JPM:NYSE) and Google (GOOG:NASDAQ) are just a few of the companies that will kick off earnings season this week. To the average investor, earnings may seem like the same march of financial…

Is This the Ultimate Sell Signal?

Jared Levy, Editor, Smart Investing Daily Tuesday, 21 June 2011 Last week I discussed the chance of a major drop in the S&P 500. And for the past couple of months, Sara and I have accurately warned of sell-offs and market corrections. After all this selling you would think we would look at the bright…