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They Do Ring A Bell At The Top Of The Market

Hello traders and MarketClub members everywhere! Just this morning I was thinking of an essay I had read many, many years ago. The intriguing feature to me was the headline which read, "They Do Ring A Bell At The Top Of The Market."

Well, I have to say it was an intriguing headline which got me to read the article, perhaps like you're reading this post now. The essence of the article was when interest rates go up, they usually signal a top in the market. As we all know, we have had unusually low interest rates for a prolonged length of time with one QE after another. All of which has boosted the stock market, but I believe the jury is still out on the economy.

With the end of quantitative easing, it's only going to be a matter of time before the Fed begins to raise interest rates. So the question is, how is that going to affect the markets? On one side of the coin, you can argue that it is only going to be good for people that have fixed incomes and rely on bonds and interest-bearing instruments. On the other side of the coin, will investors be willing to risk hanging in the market if they can get a return elsewhere with little or no risk? [Continue reading]

How the open can make or break your day

If you follow our blog, then you are definitely familiar with trader Larry Levin, President of Trading Advantage LLC. We have gotten such a great response from some of his past posts that he has agreed to share one more of his favorite trading tips … [Continue reading]

World Cup Questions Answered

We've had a lot of questions about the World Cup portfolio (WCP) and its amazing performance so far this year. Through the first 3 quarters of 2014, it's had a very positive 99% return on invested capital. One of the many questions we have had is, … [Continue reading]

Oil Prices Are At Two-Year Lows - Should You Buy Now?

By: Eric Winter of Street Authority Stock exchanges are not alone in seeing prices pull back lately. In at least one case, however, that is actually a good thing. Drivers both state-side and abroad have no doubt felt the pain at the pump … [Continue reading]

There's Going To Be A War

And it is taking place right now in your neighborhood. No, I'm not talking about ISIS invading your neighborhood, what I'm talking about is credit card payments to merchants. Earlier this month, Apple announced its mobile payment system called … [Continue reading]

The Real Reason Why Crude Oil Is Moving Lower

As you may well know, crude oil (NYMEX:CL.Z14.E) prices have been dropping precipitously this year. In fact, they are at their lowest level in two years. I have a theory as to why oil prices are dropping. I believe one of the great unsung … [Continue reading]

Growing Profits in Forex Trading By Using Indicators

The guy sitting next to you at work making all that money trading currency does not have a special Forex crystal ball. What he is doing to ensure continued profits in his trades is reading indicators and then basing his currency trading moves on … [Continue reading]

Building a Better Trader - Volume 4: Adding the Finishing Touches

In the fourth and final volume of this series, you'll discover how to combine what you learned in the first three volumes into a simple, but effective trading approach. You'll be on the edge of your seat as professional trader Glen Ring shows you … [Continue reading]

Don't Get Ruined by These 10 Popular Investment Myths (Part V)

Interest rates, oil prices, earnings, GDP, wars, terrorist attacks, inflation, monetary policy, etc. -- NONE have a reliable effect on the stock market By Elliott Wave International You may remember that during the 2008-2009 financial crisis, many … [Continue reading]

Weekly Futures Recap With Mike Seery

We've asked Michael Seery of SEERYFUTURES.COM to give our INO readers a weekly recap of the Futures market. He has been Senior Analyst for close to 15 years and has extensive knowledge of all of the commodity and option markets. Michael frequently … [Continue reading]

Amazon's Greatest Nightmare

Yesterday, Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) reported its earnings. They were a shocker and pushed the stock down over 9% overnight. While Amazon was reporting no profits, Jack Ma, the head of Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA), was in … [Continue reading]

What's More Volatile, Stocks Or Commodities?

If you said stocks, you'd be right. There's a big misconception that commodities or futures are more volatile and risky than stocks. The truth is, what makes commodities or futures appear risky is the leverage factor. You only have to margin up a … [Continue reading]

Trade with a Plan – Setting Your Limits

If you follow our blog, then you are definitely familiar with trader Larry Levin, President of Trading Advantage LLC. We have gotten such a great response from some of his past posts that he has agreed to share one more of his favorite trading tips … [Continue reading]

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