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GNC Holdings Larger Than S&P 500 Component E*trade Financial

Source: Business Balla | Dec 19 2013, 4:11pm CST | by Forbes

GNC Holdings Larger Than S&P 500 Component E*trade Financial
In the latest look at stocks ordered by largest market capitalization, Russell 3000 component GNC Holdings Inc (NYSE:...
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Dennis Gartman: Stock market selloff will continue

Jul 31 2014 5:34pm CDT | Source: CNBC

Following a down day for stocks, the S&P 500 could fall another 3 percent, Dennis Gartman sa ...
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Why Thursday's Sell-Off Matters

Jul 31 2014 4:24pm CDT | Source: SeekingAlpha

By Eric Parnell:The stock market was rocked on Thursday, posting its worst single day decline in nearly four months. Such declines are certainly not unexpected, and it was clear following a spring and summer of quiet markets that some degree of downside volatility was more than overdue. But unlike many other recent stock market pullbacks, Thursday's decline was notable, as it came with a convergence of troubling forces not seen in capital markets in over a year. In short, the stoc ...
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Creating Robust, High-Performance Stock Portfolios

Jul 31 2014 2:58pm CDT | Source: SeekingAlpha

By Jonathan Kinlay: Market Timing In an earlier article I discussed how investors can enhance returns through the strategic use of market timing techniques to step out of the market during difficult conditions.To emphasize the impact of market timing on investment returns I have summarized in the chart below how a $1,000 investment would have grown over the 25 year period from July 1990 to June 2014. In the baseline scenario we assume that the investment is ma ...
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Stocks plunge, wiping out July gains; Market is on track for first monthly loss since January

Jul 31 2014 2:47pm CDT | Source: Canadian Business Online

NEW YORK, N.Y. – U.S. stocks are plunging, putting the market on track for its first monthly loss since January. The Dow Jones industrial average had its worst daily drop since February. At one point it was down more than 300 points. The slide interrupted a prolonged advance in the market. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index closed at its latest record high just one week ago. It’s currently 2.7 per cent bel ...
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Coming In From The Cold: A 3-Month Outlook On The S&P 500 And U.S. 10-Year Yield

Jul 31 2014 12:57pm CDT | Source: SeekingAlpha

ByCerebro1:On the album entitled "Uprising", Bob Marley & The Wailers, undeniably the greatest reggae group of all time, had as the first track, "Coming In From The Cold." An interpretation garnered was that in life, there are always obstacles that bring us down, but you have to emerge from those lows and know that there will be opportunities to succeed. I urge readers to listen to the song. ...
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A Tough Market For The 'Risk On' Investor

Jul 31 2014 9:50am CDT | Source: SeekingAlpha

By Bret Jensen:The economy is sending a lot of mixed signals right now. Consumer Confidence stands at the highest level since October 2007, job growth is coming in at the strongest levels since the recession ended in June 2009 and Q2 GDP just came in much stronger than the consensus.However, wage growth is barely keeping up with inflation and middle and lower end consumers remain under distres ...
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Cashin: It's 'critical' the S&P hold this level

Jul 31 2014 9:33am CDT | Source: CNBC

If the S&P 500 index does not hold this key level, the stock market selloff could continue, says v ...
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Daily State Of The Markets: 4 More Reasons To Be Concerned About The Stock Market

Jul 31 2014 8:13am CDT | Source: SeekingAlpha

By David Moenning: Five short days ago, the S&P 500 hit a new all-time high at 1987.98. The move appeared to be a breakout, albeit a modest one, from the recent range. And a great many analysts - particularly those possessing the rose-tinted Revo's - professed that 2000 was the next stop for the venerable market index. However, the "breakout" turned out to be yet another in a ...
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