Investing Strategies

Daily Data Flow: Stocks Drop on Weak Earnings Reports; Lessons from 1987 Market Crash

U.S. stocks slid the most since June and Treasuries rose as companies from General Electric Co. to McDonald’s...

Today’s 25th Anniversary of Market Crash is a Reminder to Diversify and to Reallocate Assets

Today's 25th anniversary of the stock market crash of October 19, 1987, should serve as a reminder about...

Making Money Alert: How to Cope with Slower Global Growth

The global economy is slowing. That’s according to the latest report by the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The...

PowerTrend Brief: The Facebook Effect — Recognizing When to Avoid an Industry or Company

Most, if not all, investors in the stock market are concerned with picking winning investments. After all, they...

ETF Talk: Shorting the S&P 500 Offers Risks and Rewards

The S&P 500 reached its highest value of the year by hitting $1,418.13 on Aug. 20. Despite the...

3 “Crazy” Rules of Investing You’ll Never Hear From Your Broker

In life, things rarely work out the way you'd expect. The "nice guy" hardly ever gets the girl....

Three Top Markets Trouncing the S&P 500 in 2012

With the S&P 500 now up 12.52% since Jan. 1, it has been a strong start to 2012....

PowerTrend Brief: Demographic Shift Sparks Investment Opportunity

Hello and welcome back as we continue to ferret out key data and information that is the foundation...

Making Money Alert: On the Contrary

Being a contrarian is often a difficult assignment. That's because everyone wants to go along with the crowd,...

Alert: The Global Bear Roars

It’s ugly out there, and it has been for the past week. Stocks around the globe are plunging,...