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  • Charles Nenner Technical Analysis
    Charles Nenner Sees Stocks Topping Out This Year

    Renowned technical analyst Charles Nenner, founder and president of the Charles Nenner Research Center, was interviewed recently by John Bachman and predicted the current correction would last until the...

    • February 4, 2014
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  • stock market sectors
    Total Stock Market Capitalization Relative to GDP Indicates Equities Pricey

    One metric that value investors look at to determine the overall attractiveness of equity prices is the ratio of stock market capitalization relative to Gross Domestic Product (GDP).

    • January 14, 2014
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  • Bull Market Length
    Bull Market is Getting Long in the Tooth

    This week The Short Side of Long blog illustrates how the current bull market, which happens to be aging quite nicely, compares to the bull markets over the past...

    • January 11, 2014
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  • SGL Closed End Fund
    SGL Added to SMA Portfolio

    As mentioned in a previous post regarding the opportunity in closed-end funds , a position was initiated in the Strategic Global Income Fund.

    • January 2, 2014
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  • Real NYSE Margin Debt
    Margin Debt Near Real All-time High

    Advisor Perspectives reports that NYSE margin debt is elevated near its real all-time high .

    • January 2, 2014
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  • Jeff Saut - Raymond James
    Jeff Saut’s Best Ways to Play a Market Continuing to Run

    Raymond James Chief Strategist Jeff Saut, Beacon Capital Management Partner Jon Maxson and Trean Derivatives Senior V.P. Scott Shellady provided their outlook for 2014 on Fox Business.

    • January 1, 2014
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  • Investors Intelligence AAII Survey
    Investor Sentiment is Elevated to Extreme Levels

    Current readings of investor sentiment indicates we haven't seen this level of bullishness in the past decade, according to The Short Side of Long blog.

    • December 30, 2013
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  • Baltic Dry Index Improvement
    Baltic Dry Index Indicates World Economy Improving

    A recent look at the Baltic Dry Index (BDI), which measures changes in the cost to transport raw materials such as metals, grains and fossil fuels by sea, indicates...

    • December 27, 2013
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  • Western Asset Emerging Markets Fund 12 Months Return
    EMD Added to SMA Portfolio

    As mentioned in the previous post regarding the opportunity in closed-end funds , a position was taken in the Western Asset Emerging Markets Income Fund (EMD).

    • December 20, 2013
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  • Closed end fund discounts 2013
    Year-End Opportunity in Closed-End Funds

    Having invested in Closed-End Funds (CEF) many times in the past, I'm on the lookout when opportunities present themselves because yields can be enticing if the discounts to Net...

    • December 16, 2013
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