Keeping tabs on the current state of the market is essential to being a successful investor. But there’s a lot of financial data to sift through. From tracking economic numbers and Fed interest rates to market indexes, fund flows and consumer sentiment indicators, each of these key signals forms a small piece of the larger picture that is the health of the financial markets.
The Truth Behind the Stock Market’s Summer Lull
For the weighty, slow-moving blue chips on the Dow Jones Industrial Average, summer is by far the least pleasant stretch of the year.
Beat the Market With Low P/E Stocks
Beating the market is not easy… but it is possible. It’s a matter of sticking to what works and having discipline during difficult times.
Flash Trading Has Transformed the Investment World
Flash traders can make extraordinary returns in next to no time thanks to their high-powered software.
Yield Indicator Suggests Brewing Recession
Some storm clouds have begun to emerge in this historic bull market.
How to Profit From Market Trends With Technical Analysis
Simple tools like Bollinger Bands are helpful for not only identifying trends but profiting on them with confidence.
Diet Industry Serves Up Profits
The first quarter is predictably the most profitable time of year for the diet industry.
What Is the “January Effect”?
Historically, stocks have rallied in January. It’s an interesting theory… but is that all it is?
Is Mr. Market Off His Meds?
Instead of cowering at the sight of market losses, take the chance to buy great investments at great prices.