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Larry Berman
Oct 20 2014

Bonds may have peaked, stocks looking better?

By Larry Berman, Berman's Call
The recent correction in the equity markets hit our 10% target last week.
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Frances Horodelski
Oct 17 2014

Almost there?

By Frances Horodelski, Anchor
But before we become carefree, we have to get through the day where we see markets continuing the bounce, oil rising, the ECB jawboning governments to broaden and accelerate plans to strengthen their economies (the time for talk is over), and waiting for Janet Yellen who will be speaking in Boston on economic inequality but will likely address recent issues of volatility.
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Frances Horodelski
Oct 14 2014

Ask questions but don’t take glib answers

By Frances Horodelski, Anchor
What is on most investors’ minds today is the question: Is this the beginning of a bear market? Over the weekend I read a lot, including those that suggest a crash is imminent to those that said it remains a-buy-the-dips market. The technical picture, which is only a guide and not necessarily as useful for timing as some suggest, point to a market that is oversold in many ways (including only 16% of the NYSE Composite trading above their respective 50-day moving averages)
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Oct 09 2014

Bonds on the moon, stocks coming back to Earth

By Andrew McCreath, BNN Markets Commentator
In the first settling of the markets after the initial surge after the FOMC announcements, bonds are still up, while equities seem to be settling down. Andrew McCreath lays out the bond catalysts, which include weak global growth, lagging recovery in housing, and risks of hitting 2% inflation in the U.S. Although the boost was undeniable, McCreath says there is no real change in the language in yesterday's FOMC releases, so this market bump is a little "ridiculous."
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Frances Horodelski
Oct 09 2014

The difference between 'some' and 'several'

By Frances Horodelski, Anchor
Watch BNN because we’ll cover it all – resistance levels on the S&P, sentiment, mutual fund fees, small cap opportunities, what’s the plan for Rio Tinto and everything else you need to know to figure out these markets which are now pulling back with futures down in New York and European are now largely down.
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Larry Berman
Oct 06 2014

Is it time to buy small caps?

By Larry Berman, Berman's Call
There is a trade setting up, but could it be value trap?
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Oct 06 2014

Japan's big mess

By Andrew McCreath, BNN Markets Commentator
This morning we find modest gains across many sectors, which Andrew McCreath says is thanks to the easing back of the U.S. dollar. McCreath anticipates that the Bank of Japan will be very dovish overnight. As well the Japanese PM may be weakening his stance on raising sales tax, which, along with expected further monetary easing from the Bank of Japan, prompts McCreath to stay away from Japanese equities.
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Oct 03 2014

There are buys among the carnage

By Andrew McCreath, BNN Markets Commentator
With signs of slowdown in Europe, North American stocks are getting a boost from better-than-expected U.S. job numbers creating a very mixed market.
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