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

Stock Investing 101 reveals in this stock market strategy update  the nuances of calling potential tops and bottoms in the market by using indicators such as pivot points, onset trend detector and relative volume standard deviation histogram bars. For those who aspire to learn how the stock market works using these indicators may lead investors into profiting in stocks

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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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Can the Gold and Oil Markets Price Performance Telegraph Future U.S. Economic Conditions?

May one attempt to forecast the long term future dynamic of the economy by examining the nascent or long term price breakouts (sometimes measured in multi-decade patterns) of economically important sectors of equities or commodities such as the gold and oil markets and to project forward further significant long term price progress in the group?
 

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Creative Destruction, the Bailout and its Ultimate Costs

What can we learn from Joseph Schumpeter's idea of "creative destruction" in capitalist economies as it applies to the U.S. current economic situation? How has the Obama administration and the Federal Reserve attempted to stop the economic process of creative destruction from taking place in our economy today? How has the Great Bailout harmed our country's economic future and the worth of our currency?

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Inflation Hedge Strategies and Thoughts for 2010 and Beyond

It is widely known that government authorities across the globe are attempting to pump prime their nations' depression-racked economies by printing vast sums of paper money. Some nations, including the United States, are running trillion dollar deficits and will go deeper into debt in future years in order to finance an expansion that may not materialize as planned.

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The End of the Dollar as We Know It?

The currency markets, like most other financial markets, rise and fall partly based on international confidence in the economies, politics and monetary and taxation policies of the various nations whose paper money is traded through international exchanges.

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