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By reading one of the best investing books,  "A Way to Wealth: The Art of Investing in Common Stocks,"  investors may understand how the stock market works and begin to hear their stock investing inner voice as they position their investing decisions over time. In his concise e-book the author explains his low-maintenance two-step method of profiting in stocks over time through both bull and bear markets.

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Investment Strategy | A Six Year Long Trade Success Story

Would stock market aficionados potentially benefit from an investment strategy that successfully captured almost a nine hundred S&P 500 point gain over a seven-year period (yes, nine-hundred S&P 500 points) without any trading other than a single entry and exit?  If you want to learn this actionable knowledge and dertermine for yourself where the stock market may be headed; then this post imay be right up your alley.

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How the Vortex Indicator Beats the Stock Market over the Long Term

Would stock investors like to use just a single chart and just one indicator to potentially identify when secular (long term) bull and bear markets are starting and ending? Would checking just one stock chart monthly for ten minutes be useful in order to determine where the stock market may be headed; then (i) potentially identify the market's primary direction and turning points; and (ii) reap the benefits of long term investing while avoiding the brunt of devastating bear declines?

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Stock Investment Rules to Live and Profit By

May stock investors live and profit by a particular set of investment rules? Though the writer missed on his stock market and economic call - he purports in this article an investing system that has held up well through the test of time. He writes that the momentum indicator on a twenty year monthly chart of the S&P 500 crossed below zero only five times in the last twenty years. Two of those times were just prior to the important bear markets in 2000 just after the dot-com mania burst and after the major market top at the end of 2007.

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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? Stock Investing 101's October 2014 forecast of lower interest rates panned out as the Fed continued to postpone a rate increase. We answer 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 blog shows investors the basics of portfolio protection in this edition of how the stock market works. This post shows how 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 Onset Trend Detector in your analysis of the stock market? Stock Investing 101 explains how to use 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.  We describe what to looks for in order to determine a potential bottom in the market. By understanding how the stock market works, investors may better protect themselves from stock market declines..

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S&P 500 Resumes Uptrend in V-Bottom Recovery

Is hedging a stock portfolio and the financial markets 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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