Weighing the Week Ahead: What the End of QE Means for the Individual Investor

We have a jam-packed week of earnings data, important economic news, and the mid-term elections. Surely one of these topics should be the market theme for the upcoming week. But old habits die hard. I expect the mainstream media to parse everything through the prism of the Fed – at least for another week or […]

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Weighing the Week Ahead: Do Market Divergences Signal a Warning for Stock Investors?

In the wake of the FOMC meeting and the IPO hype, we face a week with little new information – the lull before earnings season. This sort of vacuum makes it difficult to predict the week ahead, but I have an interesting idea: This week will feature discussion about market divergences — gold, oil, small […]

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Weighing the Week Ahead: Will the Fed Change Course?

After a number of meetings where the FOMC announcement merely confirmed widespread expectations, this week’s result may be different. I expect everyone to be wondering, Will the Fed change course? Prior Theme Recap In my last WTWA I nervously suggested that there would be a surprising focus on individual stocks rather than macro factors. This […]

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