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VIX: 7 Things You Need to Know

Many traders, both novice and professional, like to opine on the current levels of the VIX, the CBOE Volatility Index, as signaling extreme market complacency and thus the cue for a market decline of some magnitude. Unfortunately, the VIX is […]

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How Many Stocks Should You Own?

I heard a story this week about a man rolling over his $200,000 company 401k into an IRA and he wanted to put it all into a single, high growth stock. I think most would agree that putting a large […]

Goldman Sachs Group Inc (GS) to Vend Floor-Trading Biz

Goldman Sachs Group Inc (GS) to Vend Floor-Trading Biz

Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE:GS) has agreed to sell its operating rights as a designated market-maker in the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) to IMC Financial Markets, according to a report by The Wall Street Journal. However, Goldman, which joined NYSE in […]

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Bank Of America Corp (BAC), Schwab Under SEC Investigation [REPORT]

According to Reuters, The Charles Schwab Corporation (SCHW) and Merrill Lynch brokerage, a unit of Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC) is under the U.S. regulators’ investigation over the violation of anti-money laundering laws. The regulators are scrutinizing whether the brokerage houses properly conducted identification […]

Bank of America Corp (BAC) Has Big Win In AIG Lawsuit

Bank of America Corp (BAC) Has Big Win In AIG Lawsuit

The declaration by the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York on Monday favoring Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC) came as a breather for the banking giant. The court did not hold it accountable to shareholders for concealing a tentative […]

Invest Like Jim Rogers with These ETFs

Invest Like Jim Rogers with These ETFs

Jim Rogers, the legendary investor best known for his commodity prowess, books, and work with the Quantum Fund, is back in the news discussing his latest investment picks. Per usual, Jim Rogers is looking at emerging markets, and also to nations […]

A Bifurcated Market in Two Charts

A Bifurcated Market in Two Charts

A Bifurcated Market in Two Charts Your opinion of the stock market so far in 2014 might be considerably different from someone else’s depending on what type of stocks you’re watching. For instance, the often-quoted Dow Jones Industrial Average and […]