Investing Basics


John Kosar
October 20, 2014

In The Week Ahead: No Clear Sign Of A Market Bottom

This key indicator is telling us not to expect a market rebound just yet...


Eric Winter
October 20, 2014

3 Defensive Moves To Protect Your Bull Market Profits

It's too soon to say if the sky is falling, but now is the ideal time to begin playing defense. Here are three ways to protect yourself.

Joseph Hogue
Joseph Hogue
October 14, 2014

This Indicator Helped Me Avoid the 2008 Stock Market Crash

This easy-to-use market-timing tool helped me avoid much of the 2008 sell-off. Here's how it works.


John Kosar
October 13, 2014

In The Week Ahead: Spooked Traders May Trigger A Bounce, But Will It Last?

Last week's collapse positioned the market at major underlying support, while the VIX spiked to two-year highs. Conditions are ripe for a rebound.

David Sterman
David Sterman
October 07, 2014

4 Variables That Could Affect Your Portfolio This Earnings Season

Each earnings season is characterized by a few key themes. Here are the four biggest factors and how they could impact you.


John Kosar
October 06, 2014

In The Week Ahead -- The 2 Most Important Charts To Watch

Key support levels on two major indices must hold to suggest the stock market will once again avert a pullback of 10% or more.

Joseph Hogue
Joseph Hogue
October 03, 2014

3 Investments To Survive the Coming Correction

Chances are a market correction -- big or small -- is starting. Here are the three types of investments that can help you ride out the volatility.

David Sterman
David Sterman
October 03, 2014

The Bottom May Be Falling Out -- Here's What To Do

The markets have raised multiple red flags this week. Here are some prudent strategies to reduce your risk and protect your portfolio.


John Kosar
September 29, 2014

In The Week Ahead -- 4 Indicators To Watch As U.S Markets Sit At Crucial Levels

If U.S. stocks can't get any traction from their current levels, a deeper correction could potentially extend well into October. Here's what to watch.

David Sterman
David Sterman
September 26, 2014

The Gross Effect: A Bond King, A 43% Gain And The Fading Bull Market

As they say, past performance does not guarantee future results. Here's what Bill Gross' move to Janus Capital really means for the bond markets and interested investors.