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Is Momentum the Siren Song that May Topple the U.S. Stock Market and the Economy?

The month and quarter of September 2015 just came to a close with the stock markets having its worst quarter in four years. You don't have to be a stock market expert to question whether this seven year stock market rally may be running out of steam. Many investors are asking: where is the stock market headed? Long-term stock market momentum paints a dark picture of the stock market in October 2015 as triple confirmation of a potential major peak in the market has occurred. 
 

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May the U.S. Economic "Recovery" Falter and Interest Rates Fall?

May the majority of Wall Street economists who repeatedly forecasted a rising U.S. interest rate scenario continue to be confounded in their predictions? John Reizner's October 2014 forecast of lower interest rates panned out as the Fed continued to postpone a rate increase. John answers the questions of where may interest rates go from here and whether the Street's posture that the economy is recovering may be flat-out wrong.

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Put Hedge entered after March 2nd Interim SPX High; Barron’s Columnist’s Call-Buying Advice Discussed

Stock Investing 101's John Reizner shows investors the basics of portfolio protection in this edition of how the stock market works. He relates that investors may be well-served by buying put options on ETF's such as SPY or QQQ at ranges in the market where the indexes are determined to be vulnerable to a potential decline.

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Ring around the Rosie, Pocket Full of SPY Put Options

Do you utilize technical indicators such as MACD and the onset trend detector in your analysis of the stock market? Reizner explained how he used these indicators to potentially determine an interim high of the uptrend in the S&P 500 and why buying put options may make sense in some instances.  He describes what he looks for to determine a potential bottom in the market. By understanding the stock market, investors may better protect themselves from stock market falls.

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S&P 500 Resumes Uptrend in V-Bottom Recovery

Is hedging a stock portfolio is a lot like football? It's a game of inches - or points - and timing.  John shows how he hedged his long positions and the difficulties that he encountered.

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Time to Buy Puts on the S&P 500 (SPY) for a Greater Decline Ahead?

Stock Investing 101's John Reizner reveals in this update how he uses equities market indicators such as pivot points, onset trend detector and relative volume standard deviation histogram bars to call potential top and bottom ranges in the market.

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Halloween S&P 500 Index Monthly Bar Averts Top in a Chilling October!

As fitting the Halloween theme of this blog article written in October 2014, John describes how the stock market was spooked when it traded through its forty week and ten month simple moving averages, triggering a potential equities market sell signal. John explains how monitoring the stock indexes position relative to these moving averages may help investors potentially protect their portfolios from losses sustained in bear markets.

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Why U.S. Bond Yields May Continue Lower: Wall Street May Have It Wrong about Interest Rates

Will  U.S. interest rates continue to remain low as the economic "recovery"  after the financial crisis progresses in fits and starts? In this post, John writes that a recovery that may not gain traction until the money created by the Federal Reserve circulates in the actual economy, not just flowing to and propping up the stock market.

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