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Consumers Still Bullish

History can be an excellent guide for spotting major turns in the market. Naturally, the market and indicator levels we saw in 2006 and 2007 are firmly etched on our

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Will Twitter Follow Zynga to an 85% Drop?

Behind every new technology is an innovative thinker… someone who creates a product or service unimaginable to those who came before them. And naturally, the masses are typically skeptical of

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Putting Excess Cash to Work

With the Fed keeping interest rates artificially pinned to the floor, income-oriented investors have been forced out of traditional investments, like bonds, in search of higher-yielding vehicles. Dividend-paying stocks are

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How to Tell the Difference

  One of the perks of living close to the office is that I get to go home for lunch. Most days my wife and I chit chat, discussing current

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True Diversification

Diversification means different things to different investors. Sure, the “don’t put all of your eggs in one basket” philosophy is universal. Yet, some investors interpret this to mean buying many

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Become a Switch-Hitter in 2014

While many investments shot higher in 2013, most commodity markets dropped like a rock. The PowerShares DB Commodity Index Tracking ETF (ARCX: DBC) lost 8% in 2013, another 3% in

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10 Rules About Bubbles You’re Going to Want to Know

  My new book, The Demographic Cliff, is now available. Have you ordered your copy yet? If not, you can do so here. That and my recently published forecasts for

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The Best Thing to Add to Your 2014 Arsenal

I suspect that technical analysis is a craft that’s often misunderstood. I, personally, have never viewed the wiggles on my charts the same way that a palm-reader views the wiggles