Investing Basics

John Kosar
April 21, 2014

This Chart Could Signal Whether the Pullback Is Really Over

The sharp rebound in the market-leading Nasdaq 100 sets up an important near-term decision point this week.

David Sterman
David Sterman
April 15, 2014

3 Heavily Shorted Stocks That Could Plunge

If you own any of these stocks, get out now. If you don't, now would be a good time to consider shorting them. Here's why...

David Sterman
David Sterman
April 11, 2014

Investors Are Making This Classic Mistake Again

The surge of IPOs is leading to a cash flood in too many sectors, which could be a trap for many rookie investors.

David Sterman
David Sterman
April 09, 2014

Which Blue-Chip Stocks Have The Best Rebound Potential?

In a surging bull market, these stocks have lost their way. But that can spell opportunity for far-sighted investors.

John Kosar
April 07, 2014

This Chart Is Signaling Weakness Ahead

Upward reversals in the VIX like we saw on Friday have coincided with most near-term peaks in the market since 2013.

Eric Winter
April 04, 2014

High-Frequency Trading: What You Need To Know

A controversial new book is shining a spotlight on the computer-driven practice. Here's how individual investors are affected -- and what they can do...

John Kosar
March 31, 2014

Investors Go On The Defensive, More Weakness Ahead?

The Nasdaq 100's sharp decline and a rise in long-dated U.S. Treasury prices suggest an emerging shift in investor assets.

David Sterman
David Sterman
March 28, 2014

Is This Bull Market Approaching A Stop Sign?

Several key measures are turning bearish. Is it time to take a defensive approach with your portfolio?

David Sterman
David Sterman
March 25, 2014

4 Critical Changes To Make To Your Portfolio Before It's Too Late

Your car is no different from your portfolio. You need to perform various maintenance checks to avoid any sudden breakdowns.

John Kosar
March 24, 2014

This Bearish Chart Pattern Could Mean It's Time To Sell

A well-known technical pattern that's forming could mean a key change is ahead. Here's what you need to know...