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Dividend-Paying Stocks equal Half the Market’s Profit Potential

Have you ever wondered… “How much of the total return, in stocks, comes from price appreciation?” And… “How much comes from dividends?” Since the 1930s, dividends have accounted for more


Fixed Income May Not Be A Viable Path Anymore

Rodney Johnson | Wednesday, October 31, 2012 >> There is an old story about how much Michael Jordan made as a basketball player… it was something like $80,000 per minute


Relative Strength Indicator (RSI) Will Tell You When To Get In?

If the market does rally into year end, the question becomes: when do we get in? The current sell-off has likely shaken the confidence of many weak hands. But a


November 6 Will Make NO Difference: Stock Bubble Crash is Coming

Harry S. Dent | Tuesday, October 30, 2012 >> One week to go until elections and the big question isn’t who will win but will it affect the stock markets


How Sector Cycles Drive the Market Cycles

Adam O’Dell | Monday, October 29, 2012 >> If there is a single word I’m forbidden to utter when I’m at a party with my fiancée, that word is “cycle.”


The Fed: Market Participant or Market Manipulator?

The Fed’s digital money printing has had a varied effect on the U.S. dollar. We aren’t seeing runaway inflation – so the greenback hasn’t collapsed in value. But the banks’


Banks Are Hoarding Their Excess Reserves From the Fed

Rodney Johnson | Friday, October 26, 2012 >> I give a lot of speeches, as well as radio and TV interviews. One of the hardest parts about this is making


Dow Jones Industrial Average Vs. Dow Jones Transportation Average

A quick comparison of two Dow Jones indices, which I’ve done before, should tell us whether or not the Fed’s stimulus is trickling down through the market evenly. This comparison


Our Free Market Economic System Works

Harry S. Dent | Thursday, October 25, 2012 >> At an amiable get-together one night, a close friend of mine piped up and said: “Trickle-down economics has never worked!” That’s


Applying Fibonacci Retracement to the Market Decline

Yesterday, I talked about how Fibonacci retracement levels help investors get in tune with the market’s natural inhale-exhale rhythm. Well, yesterday the market’s exhale continued. The S&P 500 was down