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Here are some recent articles and website links for easy to understand explanations of issues of concern or interest to many investors like you.

Europe - Not Enough Growth
Posted March 23rd, 2016

Forecasts for European corporate earnings have become increasingly pessimistic... LEARN MORE >

Will Eight Be Great For The Bull?
Posted March 15th, 2016

The bull market turns seven... LEARN MORE >

Will Gold Continue To Shine?
Posted March 8th, 2016

We see enough factors supporting gold to justify a modest allocation... LEARN MORE >

Corporate Beige Book
Posted February 23rd, 2016

Our Corporate Beige Book highlights modest deterioration in corporate... LEARN MORE >

What a Non-Recessionary Bear Might Look Like
Posted February 10th, 2016

Bear markets can occur without recessions... LEARN MORE >

Fear February After Jittery January?
Posted February 2nd, 2016

Don't worry about the January Barometer, which says... LEARN MORE >

Five Forecasters: Few Warning Signs
Posted January 26th, 2016

The Five Forecasters still favor the continuation of the current bull market... LEARN MORE >

Can Earnings Help?
Posted January 12th, 2016

The start of the fourth quarter earnings season may help the stock... LEARN MORE >

Turning The Page
Posted January 6th, 2016

It was a lackluster 2015 for the stock market with the S&P 500... LEARN MORE >

Finally
Posted December 22nd, 2015

Finally! For the first time in nine years, the Fed finally raised... LEARN MORE >

What Does The High-Yield Sell-Off Mean For Stocks?
Posted December 15th, 2015

High-yield bond weakness has led investors to fear that a recession... LEARN MORE >

No Pain, No Gain: 2016 May Require Tolerance for Volatility
Posted December 8th, 2015

Stocks historically have offered a tradeoff of higher return for higher risk... LEARN MORE >

Response to Buyback Concerns
Posted November 24th, 2015

Are share buybacks a problem?... LEARN MORE >

Tragedy in Paris
Posted November 17th, 2015

Our thoughts are with the victims of Friday's terrorist attacks in Paris LEARN MORE >

Global Earnings Update: Europe and Japan Coming Up Short
Posted November 10th, 2015

Earnings overseas have generally not kept up with the U.S... LEARN MORE >

A Look Ahead
Posted November 4th, 2015

You have to really hunt to find red in October... LEARN MORE >

Corporate Beige Book
Posted October 27th, 2015

According to our new Corporate Beige Book, China has been a popular... LEARN MORE >

How Long Will Profit Margins Continue To Defy The Skeptics?
Posted October 21st, 2015

The primary drivers of robust corporate profit margins remain largely... LEARN MORE >

Charting The Market's Course
Posted October 13th, 2015

This week we highlight seven key charts to watch that may determine... LEARN MORE >

Earnings Preview
Posted October 6th, 2015

Third quarter earnings season will potentially look a lot like... LEARN MORE >

It Ain't Over 'Til It's Over
Posted September 29th, 2015

Yogi Berra passed away last week at the age of 90... LEARN MORE >

Fed Implications
Posted September 22nd, 2015

The Federal Reserve's (Fed) decision not to raise interest rates... LEARN MORE >

Should Emerging Market Investors Fight The Fed?
Posted September 15th, 2015

Emerging market stocks have not won much lately, but the Fed may be a winnable fight... LEARN MORE >

Consulting Our Technical Playbook
Posted September 10th, 2015

When markets are tough, emotions can take over... LEARN MORE >

12 Questions For A 12% Correction
Posted September 1st, 2015

The recent market downdraft and related uncertainty in China have led... LEARN MORE >

The Market Downturn Is Here, Now What?
Posted August 25th, 2015

August brings with it the end of summer, but in recent years, bouts of.. LEARN MORE >

Flat Start Does Not Mean Flat Finish
Posted August 18th, 2015

This year has brought a whole lot of flat... LEARN MORE >

What We Can Learn By Going Back To School
Posted August 11th, 2015

The summer has flown by and some children are already going back to school this week... LEARN MORE >

Earnings Update: Corporate Resilience
Posted August 4th, 2015

Once again, earnings season highlights corporate America's resilience... LEARN MORE >

U.S. Dollar Still Stands Tall
Posted July 28th, 2015

The U.S. dollar remains strong, defying some skeptics... LEARN MORE >

Oil's Long Bottoming Process
Posted July 21st, 2015

The nuclear agreement with Iran has put a lot of attention back on oil.. LEARN MORE >

Q2 Earnings Preview
Posted July 14th, 2015

Q2 earnings season could potentially look a lot like Q1... LEARN MORE >

Debunking Dow Theory
Posted June 30th, 2015

Transports have lagged the broad market so far this year... LEARN MORE >

Batteries Not Included: Midyear Stock Market Outlook
Posted June 24th, 2015

Expect the bull market to continue through 2015... LEARN MORE >

ACA Ruling Could Make Healthcare Sector More Affordable
Posted June 9th, 2015

The upcoming Supreme Court decision regarding premium subsidies... LEARN MORE >

The Greek Drama
Posted June 2nd, 2015

There is no question that Greece is tangled economically and politically in Europe... LEARN MORE >

Global Earnings Update: The Tide Is Turning
Posted May 28th, 2015

Last week in a tribute to Dave Letterman's last Late Show... LEARN MORE >

Letterman Tribute: Top 10 Keys For Stocks
Posted May 20th, 2015

This week we pay tribute to David Letterman's last Late Show... LEARN MORE >

Earning Recap: Good Enough?
Posted May 12th, 2015

The first quarter 2015 earnings season is virtually over and the results LEARN MORE >

Emerging Markets May Make a Good Draft Pick...
Posted May 5th, 2015

The evaluation process NFL football team go through to prepare... LEARN MORE >

Risk Marches On
Posted April 28th, 2015

The latest data releases pointing to weak U.S. new home sales... LEARN MORE >

Sizing Up Small Caps
Posted April 21st, 2015

Small caps have had a very strong start to 2015... LEARN MORE >

China: New Year, New Opportunity?
Posted April 14th, 2015

China will release its first quarter 2015 gross domestic product (GDP) LEARN MORE >

Earnings Recession?
Posted April 7th, 2015

Earnings season kicks off this week... LEARN MORE >

Market's March Madness
Posted April 1st, 2015

The Final Four of the 2015 NCAA College Basketball Tournament is set... LEARN MORE >

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