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Equities Sector Coverage: Financials, Materials and Consumer Discretionary Lead Market Higher

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

Initial Jobless Claims rose 6,000 in the latest week to 401,000 still well above the 350,000 recessionary threshold. Freddie Mac reported that their 30-Year fixed rate mortgage fell to a record


Steve Jobs of Apple Passes at 56

Brittney Barrett | Equities.com |

Steve Jobs, visionary and Apple co- founder, has passed away in California according to a press release from Apple. Jobs, 56, is the architect behind such revolutionary products as the iPod,


Investors Abandon Precious Metals and Miners

Brittney Barrett | Equities.com |

U.S. stocks were hard hit on Wednesday, ending a two day rally as concern over diverging views on the execution of the second bail out in Greece within the Eurozone sounded an alarm. Technical


China Stocks: The Shrinking Year-end Rally

Gene Linn | Equities.com |

These days the light at the end of the tunnel for China stocks is a little dimmer. But it could still shine on healthy profits for investors who have good timing.For months one of the most common


Is It Time to Exit Emerging ETFs?

Brittney Barrett | Equities.com |

The trend for relying on emerging markets in the midst of a domestic slump is more flawed than many have realized. While emerging market ETFs had been thriving prior to the realization that global


How Do You Catch a Falling Knife?

Gordon Scott | Equities.com |

Gold, Silver and Copper prices fell dramatically during the past week, but is that an indication that those markets have topped out or are they simply correcting and creating a new buying


Silver Loses on Industrial Concerns

Brittney Barrett | Equities.com |

Precious metals continued to free fall on the final day of trading this week with silver down a massive 18 percent and gold having its worst day since June 2006. Gold has shed over 10 percent of


Is the Dollar a Buy?

Brittney Barrett | Equities.com |

Investors have reacted to the Federal Reserve’s announcement regarding sluggish global growth and what many investors seem to understand as the committee’s lackluster efforts to insulate the


Gold Slides While Miners are Mixed

Brittney Barrett | Equities.com |

Gold slid nearly $36 an ounce on Monday, closing at the lowest level in three weeks. The Gold sell-off was the result of a rise in the U.S. dollar. The dollar has been rising in spite of domestic


Things That Go 'Bump' in the Night...

Mike Turner | Equities.com |

Last week, I recommended that being short the market was a good strategy. As such, we entered into a number of short positions. One of those short positions was stopped out during the Wednesday


Blockchain in Healthcare - Discussion at the EU Parliament

From the recent Blockchain For Europe Summit in Brussels: Panel on Digital Health - How Blockchain technology can make health care systems more patient-centric and sustainable


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