7 of the Worst Investments you Could Have Made in 2014

Joel Anderson | |

It’s best to prepare for failure when investing. No matter how much research and prep you do, there’s still going to be those times where you make a bad call. But then, there are other

Conn’s (CONN) Has Been Deemed a Perfect Short

Michael Markowski | |

The shares of Conn’s, Inc. (CONN) , are a “Perfect Short”. With the reporting of its most recent disappointing quarter and the resulting 50% decline of its share price and

Is It Time to Get Bearish?

Mike Turner | |

At this writing, we are about 60% invested. I would prefer to be at least 80% in the market, but according to my Oscillator and Bull/Bear Rating (more on this, below), plus the very negative

S&P, DJIA Off for 5th Consecutive Day as Good News Brings Taper Anxiety

Michael Teague | |

Stocks ended lower across the board on Thursday, with the Standard & Poor’s 500 index and the Dow Jones Industrial Average down for the fifth consecutive day as yet more upbeat economic

Conn’s (CONN) at Record Highs on Swelling Profits in Q3 and Rosy Outlook

Andrew Klips | |

Specialty retailer Conn’s, Inc. (CONN) is hitting all-time highs in Thursday trading after reporting mushrooming sales and profits in the third quarter and an outlook for the full year

Equities Sector Coverage: Stocks Pare Gains As Fed Defends QE Infinity

Sector Recap | |

Construction Spending was down 0.6% in August the largest drop since July 2011. ISM Manufacturing index came in at 51.5 in September, which was better than expected. The Dow Jones Industrial

Equities Sector Coverage: Stocks Hold Flat As Investors Wait for Direction

Sector Recap | |

Factory Orders fell 0.6% in April well below the up 0.2% Wall Street estimates. The Dow Jones Industrial Average traded up to 12,143.69 then down to 12,035.09 staying well below its 200-day simple

Equities Sector Coverage: Stocks Get Hammered on Economic News

Sector Recap | |

The Labor Department reported that nonfarm payrolls rose by a slim 69,000 in May, the fewest since May 2011 and significantly below expectations. In addition the April payroll figure was revised

Equities Sector Coverage: Stocks Rebound, Show Strong Rally After Fed Statement

Sector Recap | |

If the Dow Jones Industrial Average were trading overnight it would have tested its 200-week and 120-month simple moving averages at 10,742 and 10,570. The morning range for the Dow was 10,803.76

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