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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, the writer 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. He 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, stock Investingg 101 maintains 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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Is a Long Term Top in Place in the Stock Market?

The S&P 500 Index closed for the week ending Friday, October 10, 2014 at 1906.13. Three moving averages are in play that may provide important signals determining the potential future direction of the market at this important juncture.
 

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