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Big Buying Opportunity Possibly July 29 or August 1 - Trading Opportunities in Interim

George Brooks | Equities.com |

Stock prices must find a level where known and potential negatives are adequately discounted.That will involve a probing process, with some sharp rallies that look like the big turn.One of those


Equities Sector Coverage: Tech Stocks Lead Losers Today

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

U.S. stocks opened significantly lower on Friday with the Dow Jones Industrial Average trading as low as 12,104 with the NASDAQ as low as 2740. Nonfarm Payrolls was reported at just a gain of


Equities Market Roundup: Jobs Data Scare Investors, Stock Market

Equities Editors Desk | Equities.com |

U.S. stocks are looking to close the week down once again, marking the fifth straight week of the market trending lower. Weak economic data is also once again blamed for sparking the sell off.


Stage Being Set Up for Big Buy - Late Summer, Early Fall

George Brooks | Equities.com |

April 29, 2011: “Best Six Months for Investing Ends Today”May 2, 2011: Is BIG Money Selling Into Earnings Euphoria” ?Looking back a mere month, it is obvious the BIG money was ahead of the


Equities Sector Coverage: Financials Up But Consumer Staples Lead Losers

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

Initial Jobless Claims remains elevated at 422,000 well above the recessionary threshold of 350,000. Non-farm Productivity for the first quarter is up 1.8% with Unit Labor Costs up 0.7%. Factory


Stock Rallies to Run Into Resistance - Market Needs Time to Find a Comfort Level

George Brooks | Equities.com |

I don’t see the Dow Jones Industrial Average getting much higher than 12,375 or the S&P 500 higher than 1325 on a rally here.Much will depend on the Employment Situation report at 8:30


Equities Sector Coverage: Stocks Down on Economic News

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

U.S. stocks opened lower on Wednesday on continued weaker than expected economic data; ADP reported that the private sector only added only 38,000 jobs in May when 190,000 was expected. The


Equities Market Roundup: Economic Data Blamed for Stocks Decline

Equities Editors Desk | Equities.com |

Wall Street is trading lower by over a percent on major stock indices today, ending a four day uptrend. The culprit seems to be weak jobs data from ADP Employer Services, which stated that the


Institutional Investors Portfolio Adjustments as Q2 Ends and Q3 Begins

George Brooks | Equities.com |

Yesterday’s strength in the stock market was impressive, but not atypical in that it marked the last day institutional investors could sell stocks before the end of Q2. In addition, it came


Equities Market Roundup: Stocks Give Back Gains

Equities Editors Desk | Equities.com |

U.S. stocks returned from a three-day holiday weekend with positive gains in early trading but have since seen those numbers drop off. Investors showed optimism, hoping progress was being made in