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  • 10 Trading Affirmations to Begin Every Trading Day
    How can you attain something you are striving for if you do not possess the proper mindset to achieve it? One thing I have learned through the years in my trading and business ventures is that if you want to become successful, you must control the na…
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  • Weekly Trade Ideas & Technical Chart Analysis by Nial Fuller – July 17th to 21st 2017
    The GBPUSD exploded higher last week as the bullish track continued in this market. This latest upward move came after price retraced to 1.2820 support (a level we discussed extensively last week in our members area) and bounced higher from there. Th…
    - 6 days ago, 16 Jul 17, 9:31pm -
  • Feel Like Giving Up Trading? Here’s How to Fix That…
    Trading can get discouraging if the losses are mounting up, you may feel frustrated, jaded or even angry and ready to give up. If this sounds like you, don’t worry, I know how you feel because I have been there before. That’s why I want…
    - 13 days ago, 10 Jul 17, 7:02am -
  • Weekly Trade Ideas & Technical Chart Analysis by Nial Fuller – July 10th to 14th 2017
    The EURUSD popped higher last week following a pull back in price earlier in the week. This is in-line with our discussion in the weekly outlook last week of looking to buy this pair on weakness. Support remains at 1.1290 and key support down at 1.11…
    - 13 days ago, 9 Jul 17, 7:19pm -
  • Weekly Trade Ideas & Technical Chart Analysis by Nial Fuller – July 3rd to 7th 2017
    We remain bullish on the EURUSD as we can see that week price surged higher after bouncing from 1.1120 support the previous week. During this powerful move higher, price easily took out the previous recent highs at 1.1290, a level that now becomes sh…
    - 20 days ago, 2 Jul 17, 10:13pm -
  • What Pro Fisherman Can Teach You About Trading
    A professional fisherman has much in common with a professional trader. They both must learn their craft to the point of mastery and doing so develops a refined ability to 'feel' the sea or the market. There's much you can learn from a professional f…
    - 23 days ago, 30 Jun 17, 1:59pm -
  • How I’m Trading The EURUSD Break Out – June 27th 2017
    The EURUSD exploded higher today following a small pull back in price on Monday, in-line with our EURUSD discussion in this week's weekly trade ideas and market outlook. We see the potential for more upside in this pair and those traders who may have…
    - 25 days ago, 28 Jun 17, 1:51am -
  • Weekly Trade Ideas & Technical Chart Analysis by Nial Fuller – June 26th to 30th 2017
    After pulling back significantly in recent weeks, Gold prices bounced higher last week from the core buy-zone at $1245.00 - $1225.00 that we mentioned in our previous weekly market outlook. Those who are long can target a move back up into $1280.00 -…
    - 27 days ago, 25 Jun 17, 10:46pm -
  • Why Traders Give Back Profits After Winning Streaks
    How many times have you hit a big winning trade or a series of winners and shortly thereafter given all the profits back and probably even more? I don’t know about you, but this scenario was one I found myself in more than once early on in my…
    - 30 days ago, 23 Jun 17, 11:37am -
  • Weekly Trade Ideas & Technical Chart Analysis by Nial Fuller – June 19th to 23rd 2017
    The EURUSD briefly dipped down last Thursday after a bearish pin bar on Wednesday, however prices mildly recovered into Friday, and we closed the week above support at 1.1100. We remain bullish above the support at 1.1100 and 1.0900 on the daily char…
    - 34 days ago, 18 Jun 17, 10:42pm -
  • Why You Should Take the Profits and Run!
    This article is for those traders (new or experienced) who have trouble booking profits. Do you often see large profits evaporate as the market reverses against you, leaving you feeling powerless and confused? If so, you know how frustrating it can b…
    - 37 days ago, 16 Jun 17, 8:52am -
  • Weekly Trade Ideas & Technical Chart Analysis by Nial Fuller – June 12th to 16th 2017
    The EURUSD pulled back to the downside modestly late last week, but the upward trend and momentum are still intact and we are still bullish on this pair. Traders not already long from the May 30th pin bar on the daily chart can watch this pull back f…
    - 41 days ago, 11 Jun 17, 10:05pm -
  • What I Learned After Taking Three Months Off From Trading
    This is an article inspired by a member and close friend of mine. He is someone who has been trading for over a decade and who has struggled with the ups and downs of trading, like so many other traders. Here’s a little background on him: He i…
    - 44 days ago, 9 Jun 17, 12:12pm -
  • Weekly Trade Ideas & Technical Chart Analysis by Nial Fuller – June 5th to 9th 2017
    The EURUSD pushed higher last week following the pin bar buy signal that we discussed in our May 30th commentary. As we mentioned in that commentary, this pin bar was in-line with the underlying daily chart up trend and formed after a modest pull bac…
    - 48 days ago, 4 Jun 17, 10:40pm -
  • Why Trading Against the Trend Will Destroy Your Account
    Simply put, the easiest way to make money as a trader or investor, is trading with the dominant daily chart trend. However, during my time teaching people how to trade, I have found that it almost seems to be human nature to want to trade against the…
    - 51 days ago, 2 Jun 17, 12:00pm -
  • EURUSD Pin Bar Buy Signal Could Push Market Higher – May 30th 2017
    The EURUSD has been trending higher since mid-April and over the last week we have seen it pull back to support between the 8 and 21 daily chart exponential moving averages (a dynamic value / support area). Notice on the daily chart below, a pin bar…
    - 53 days ago, 30 May 17, 9:58pm -
  • Weekly Trade Ideas & Technical Chart Analysis by Nial Fuller – May 29th to June 2nd 2017
    The EURUSD consolidated last week after it's strong run higher in previous weeks. The trend is still up and we are still looking for a deeper pull back to get long, in-line with the uptrend. We are watching for buying opportunities down near 1.1075 t…
    - 56 days ago, 28 May 17, 6:52pm -
  • Why You Should Have a Favorite Market to Trade
    Having one market that you're a Jedi Master of, can help you become more of a specialist, and specialists are people who make the most money in life (think surgeons, lawyers, pro athletes etc.) You don't have to only trade one market, but I recommend…
    - 62 days ago, 22 May 17, 10:45am -
  • Weekly Trade Ideas & Technical Chart Analysis by Nial Fuller – May 22nd to 26th 2017
    Note: We Use ‘New York Close Charts’ – Get Our Preferred Charts & Trading Platform HereEURUSD – Euro/dollar bulls push prices higherThe EURUSD exploded higher last week, in-line with our bullish bias that we have discussed in…
    - 62 days ago, 21 May 17, 10:35pm -
  • EURUSD and Gold Continue Higher After Pull-backs – May 17th 2017
    In our recent commentaries, we have been talking about buying the EURUSD on pull backs to support in order to get long and trade in-line with the uptrend. We can see that last week price pulled back to support near 1.0830, providing a good entry oppo…
    - 66 days ago, 18 May 17, 4:08am -
  • Weekly Trade Ideas & Technical Chart Analysis by Nial Fuller – May 15th to 19th 2017
    The EURUSD pulled back to support near 1.0830 last week and bounced up from there into Friday's close. We have been watching this pair for a pull back like this to get long, as we discussed in our weekly commentary last week. Traders can continue to…
    - 69 days ago, 14 May 17, 10:29pm -
  • What Your Future Trading Self Would Tell You 10 Years From Now
    In writing this article, I imagined that I was sitting down with myself as a beginner, 15 years ago, sharing all my experiences, highs and lows, traps and pitfalls, triumphs and tribulations and the wisdom and insight I've learned from all of that. H…
    - 72 days ago, 12 May 17, 8:42am -
  • Weekly Trade Ideas & Market Analysis by Nial Fuller – May 8th to 12th 2017
    The EURUSD continued higher last week, showing that bulls are still in control as price closed above 1.0905 key resistance and is showing no signs of slowing down. Traders can watch for pullbacks to support near 1.0905 - 1.0830 for price action buy s…
    - 76 days ago, 7 May 17, 10:11pm -
  • Let The Market Take You Out Of Your Trade
    What is the single biggest reason traders struggle to make money in the markets? Do you think it’s lack of knowledge or trading skill? Not enough money in their accounts, poor risk management or the wrong trading mindset? Whilst these are all…
    - 79 days ago, 5 May 17, 8:54am -
  • Why I’m Looking To Sell AUD/USD and NZD/USD Pairs – May 3rd 2017
    In our last AUDUSD commentary, we talked about looking to sell this pair on any strength, whilst price was contained under 0.7611. Notice in the chart below, price did rotate higher after our commentary, before selling off again today. Due to the con…
    - 80 days ago, 3 May 17, 10:43pm -
  • Weekly Trade Ideas & Market Analysis by Nial Fuller – May 1st to 5th 2017
    Following the recent price action in the AUDUSD, we are initiating a short bias under 0.7611 handle, which is now a strong containment level for prices. The longer-term view is showing major resistance overhead up near 0.7750 area, a level that has c…
    - 84 days ago, 30 Apr 17, 6:32pm -
  • Bearish On AUDUSD Whilst Under 0.7611 Containment Level – April 27th 2017
    Given recent price action in the AUDUSD, we are initiating a short bias under 0.7611 handle, which is now a strong containment / resistance level for price. The longer-term view is showing major resistance overhead up near 0.7750 area, a level that h…
    - 87 days ago, 27 Apr 17, 5:35pm -
  • The Psychology of Trade Profit Targets
    When it comes to trading, this is exactly why you cannot expect any particular outcome on any particular trade, because if you do, you are going to jump-start an emotional storm of negative feelings that cause you to commit account destroying trading…
    - 90 days ago, 24 Apr 17, 2:11pm -
  • Weekly Trade Ideas & Market Analysis by Nial Fuller – April 24th to 28th 2017
    The GBPUSD exploded higher last week as price broke above 1.2570 resistance as well as other nearby resistance levels and closed well above them all. This is obviously a very bullish development and we can look for minor pull backs to the downside to…
    - 90 days ago, 23 Apr 17, 8:54pm -
  • Weekly Trade Ideas & Market Analysis by Nial Fuller – April 17th to 21st 2017
    The EURUSD rotated down from near-term resistance at 1.0670 - 1.0700 area late last week, as price continues to trade just below that level and remain sideways. Currently, this pair is looking like it may continue to move lower, if it can stay contai…
    - 97 days ago, 16 Apr 17, 10:00pm -
  • Here’s How I’m Trading The Gold Chart Break Out – April 11th 2017
    As we discussed in our weekly market analysis this week, we are looking to be a buyer of Gold, ideally on a small pull back in price. However, in light of the surge higher today and the close above the high of last week's bearish tailed pin bar, we a…
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  • Weekly Trade Ideas & Market Analysis by Nial Fuller – April 10th to 14th 2017
    The EURUSD moved lower last week in-line with recent downward momentum. We have been discussing looking to sell this pair all week last week in the members commentaries. We could see price fall down and test 1.0500 key support still, but at this poin…
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  • 10 Reasons Traders Fail to Make Money Trading
    We have all heard the cliché statistic that something like 80 to 90% of traders don’t make money. So, you basically have two choices; give up your dream of being free from work jobs and the drudgery of modern 9 to 5 society, or try to under…
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  • Weekly Trade Ideas & Market Analysis by Nial Fuller – April 3rd to 7th 2017
    The S&P500 uptrend continued last week, moving higher following a bullish pin bar buy signal that formed near 2330.00 support, which we discussed in our members trade setups commentary last week on the day it formed. Traders not already can continue…
    - 2 Apr 17, 11:41pm -
  • Why I’m Buying AUDUSD and GOLD on a Pull Back – March 28th 2017
    If you've been following or recent commentaries on the AUDUSD, you know we had recently been looking to buy from 0.7500 - 0.7520 on a pull back. Since then, our view has panned out and price has indeed bounced from 0.7500, moving all the way up to 0.…
    - 28 Mar 17, 10:57pm -
  • A Simple Plan To Exit Your Trades Successfully
    What is the hardest decision you have to make on any given trade? If you said the trade exit, you are correct and if you’ve traded for any length of time, you already knew that was the answer. Over my years of trading the market and helping tr…
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  • Weekly Trade Ideas & Market Analysis by Nial Fuller – March 27th to 31st 2017
    Following a recent resurgence to the upside after a pull back, the AUDUSD fell lower last week. In-line with our discussion in our members area last week of waiting for a deeper pullback before looking to buy, we remain on the sidelines here and are…
    - 26 Mar 17, 9:46pm -
  • Weekly Trade Ideas & Market Analysis by Nial Fuller – March 20th to 24th 2017
    Note: We Use ‘New York Close Charts’ – Get Our Preferred Charts & Trading Platform HereEURUSD – Euro/dollar climbs higher but key resistance loomsThe EURUSD climbed higher last week after a small retrace lower early in t…
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  • 3 Ideas That Transformed My Trading Career
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  • Weekly Trade Ideas & Market Analysis by Nial Fuller – March 13th to 17th 2017
    The EURUSD consolidated last week, just above 1.0520 key support, before popping higher into Friday's close, indicating that bulls may push prices higher this week. We see key resistance up near 1.0800- 1.0875, and we could see prices try to climb up…
    - 12 Mar 17, 10:36pm -
  • The Power of The Pull Back Trading Strategy
    Trading is easy, but people make it hard. I know this because, just like you are probably doing, I used to make trading very hard on myself. When I first started trading about 15 years ago, it felt like I was constantly on the wrong side of the marke…
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  • Weekly Trade Ideas & Market Analysis by Nial Fuller – March 6th to 10th 2017
    In the S&P500, price pushed higher again last week, in-line with the overall uptrend we have been talking about in recent months. Prices remain very buoyant here, near the all-time highs, with no end in sight for the uptrend. Traders can still look t…
    - 5 Mar 17, 11:43pm -
  • How To Anticipate Your Next Trade
    There’s an old saying that goes something like “Success happens when opportunity meets preparationâ€�. Hopefully, by the end of today’s lesson, you will understand just how applicable that saying is to trading success and why…
    - 3 Mar 17, 6:54am -
  • Weekly Market Analysis & Trade Ideas by Nial Fuller – Feb. 27th to March 3rd 2017
    The EURUSD fell lower again last week as price continues to trend lower, however, it is still trading just above 1.0520 support area; a level price will need to break under to extend the downtrend. We can see that there was a bearish daily tailed bar…
    - 26 Feb 17, 11:22pm -
  • Why Professional Traders Make Money & You Don’t
    The typical day in the life of a pro trader is probably very different from yours. From what they think about to what they do, there’s a lot you can learn from the daily habits of a professional. The novice trader is racing to look at the char…
    - 21 Feb 17, 11:41am -
  • Weekly Trade Ideas & Market Commentary by Nial Fuller – February 20th to 24th 2017
    Price pushed higher again last week, in-line with the uptrend in the S&P500. Prices remain very buoyant here, near the all-time highs, with no end in sight for the uptrend. Traders can still look to buy short-term price dips whilst prices remain abov…
    - 19 Feb 17, 9:03pm -
  • Pullback in Gold Presents Buying Opportunity – 14th February 2017
    As we have discussed in our recent Gold commentaries, prices have been buoyant following a recent bottom that was carved in down near $1180.00 recently. Price has since reclaimed $1200.00 and $1220.00, both of which have now flipped from resistance t…
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  • Weekly Trade Ideas & Market Analysis by Nial Fuller – February 13th to 17th 2017
    The GBPUSD moved slightly higher last week, following the bullish pin bar / buy signal which formed and that we discussed in our February 7th commentary. Our view hasn't changed; we can still look to be buyers whilst prices are above key support at 1…
    - 12 Feb 17, 10:59pm -
  • How to Not Lose Your ‘Shirt’ Trading
    However, what a lot of people need to know is not just good trading offense, but good defense as well. Good defense is much more important for a trader than good offense. I’ve also written about this topic of defense in trading, but not as muc…
    - 10 Feb 17, 10:43am -
  • Potential GBPUSD Buying Opportunity After Pin Bar Signal – 7th February 2017
    The GBPUSD has been flirting with a key support level near 1.2400 in recent weeks, a level we mentioned as a potential buy area in our weekly market analysis. Today, we can see price initially fell under that level before bulls came in and pushed pri…
    - 7 Feb 17, 11:25pm -

Profitable Trading Tips

  • Why Are Chinese Investors Worried?
    China turned in a 6.9% economic growth report for the last quarter. This is slightly better than expected as the fast growing Chinese economy has cooled off over the last few years. Unfortunately the debt accumulated in order to propel that growth is…
    - 5 days ago, 18 Jul 17, 12:26pm -
  • When Is a Stock Dividend Too High?
    Dividend stocks are commonly thought to be good investments because only a profitable company can afford to pay dividends. Right? Maybe not. There are times when a too high dividend should be a warning sign. When is a stock dividend too high? CNBC wr…
    - 12 days ago, 11 Jul 17, 3:29pm -
  • Is Volvo Leaping into the Future or Jumping off a Cliff?
    Volvo is going to phase out conventional engines and move to electric and hybrid. This starts in the 2019 model year. Is Volvo leaping into the future or jumping off a cliff? The New York Times writes about what Volvo plans to do. Volvo Cars became t…
    - 17 days ago, 6 Jul 17, 2:29pm -
  • Risks in the Stock Market Dead Zone
    There is an old saying in the stock market, sell in May and go away. The point being that trading volume falls off and stocks tend to lose value over the summer holidays. CNBC writes about this stock market dead zone. Wall Street may be primed for a…
    - 26 days ago, 27 Jun 17, 3:55pm -
  • How to Trade Tech Stocks
    The stock market rally this year has been largely driven by a handful of high tech stocks. They rally and pause and pundits proclaim their demise. And then they rally again! The problem for a trader is how to trade tech stocks that cannot keep going…
    - 33 days ago, 20 Jun 17, 2:58pm -
  • Are There Correction Resistant Stocks?
    The market goes up and the market comes down. It’s great to profit on the upswing but what happens when the market suddenly corrects and you lose your profits and more? The high tech darlings are on the verge of correcting right now. But, are…
    - 40 days ago, 12 Jun 17, 8:15pm -
  • Stock Trading Mistakes to Avoid
    There is money to be made in trading stocks and there are solid approaches that a trader can use. Unfortunately too many traders lose money repeatedly from same mistakes. Here are some thoughts from Forbes about stock trading mistakes to avoid. First…
    - 47 days ago, 6 Jun 17, 4:19pm -
  • Is an Unbalanced Stock Market Dangerous?
    Is an unbalanced stock market dangerous? CNBC writes that big tech has provided a third of the gains in the US market this year. Large-cap tech stocks have been the stalwart of the U.S. equity market this year, but other stocks need to pick up some s…
    - 53 days ago, 30 May 17, 8:28pm -
  • What Does Ford Have to Do to Bring Its Stock Price Up?
    Ford Motor Company is making more cars and making more money but its stock price is down. The Washington Post writes about Ford and its race to take on Silicon Valley. Ford Motor Company on Monday replaced its chief executive, Mark Fields, with forme…
    - 61 days ago, 22 May 17, 7:26pm -
  • Will China’s Silk Road Damage the US Economy?
    The Chinese Silk Road forum is over and we wonder if anything will come of all the hype? The Washington Post writes that the forum demonstrated China’s power and influence and the power of its propaganda. It’s easy to laugh at the sheer…
    - 68 days ago, 15 May 17, 7:16pm -

Investors Place

  • 10 Energy Stocks That Will Struggle if Oil and Gas Prices Don’t Pick Up Soon
    InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsWith a massive oil surplus, it's unlikely things will improve for energy stocks like XOM and CVX. Investors should consider avoiding them.The post 10 Energy Stocks That Will Struggle if…
    - 17 hours ago, 22 Jul 17, 2:15pm -
  • We Shopped at Amazon.com, Inc.’s (AMZN) Chicago Bookstore: Here’s What it Was Like
    InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsWe recently visited the Amazon bookstore in Chicago, and it was quite the interesting experience. AMZN is definitely on to something.The post We Shopped at Amazon.com, Inc.’s (AMZN) Ch…
    - 17 hours ago, 22 Jul 17, 1:40pm -
  • Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) Stock Rides the Bitcoin Boom
    InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsAdvanced Micro Devices has a lower market cap than rivals, making AMD stock volatile. Bitcoin's boom is giving it gains, though, for now.The post Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) Stock…
    - 18 hours ago, 22 Jul 17, 12:43pm -
  • eBay Inc (EBAY) Stock Is Due for Some Weakness Ahead
    InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsThe eBay Inc turnaround story has been unimpressive so far, which means EBAY stock will likely head lower in the foreseeable future. The post eBay Inc (EBAY) Stock Is Due for Some Weakne…
    - 20 hours ago, 22 Jul 17, 11:00am -
  • Why Snap Inc (SNAP), Groupon Inc (GRPN) and Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (HBAN) Are 3 of Today’s Worst Stocks
    InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsGroupon (GRPN), Huntington Bancshares (HBAN) and Snap (SNAP) shareholders won't be starting the weekend out in a great mood.The post Why Snap Inc (SNAP), Groupon Inc (GRPN) and Huntingto…
    - 1 day ago, 21 Jul 17, 8:57pm -
  • Dow Jones Weighed Down by General Electric Earnings Disappointment
    InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsGeneral Electrics took a dive that brought down the Dow Jones Industrial Average with it. Here's the tale of the tape on Friday:The post Dow Jones Weighed Down by General Electric Earnin…
    - 1 day ago, 21 Jul 17, 8:57pm -
  • The McDelivery Collection: How to Get Your Free McDonald’s Clothes
    InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsMcDonald's (MCD) has launched the McDelivery Collection, which you can get for free during a 24-hour span. It includes sweatshirts, flip flops and more.The post The McDelivery Collection…
    - 1 day ago, 21 Jul 17, 8:13pm -
  • How Low Will General Electric Company (GE) Stock Go?
    InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsGeneral Electric's second-quarter beat was mostly ignored by Wall Street on Friday. Instead, GE stock was sent to perilous territory.The post How Low Will General Electric Company (GE) S…
    - 1 day ago, 21 Jul 17, 7:34pm -
  • 7 Tech Stocks That Aren’t Bothered by Washington
    InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsThese small and mid-cap tech stocks have plenty left in the rally tank, no matter what is happening in Washington, D.C.The post 7 Tech Stocks That Aren’t Bothered by Washington appeare…
    - 1 day ago, 21 Jul 17, 7:22pm -
  • 7 Safe High-Yield Dividend Stocks to Buy
    InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsSafety is the buzzword for these seven dividend stocks.The post 7 Safe High-Yield Dividend Stocks to Buy appeared first on InvestorPlace.
    - 1 day ago, 21 Jul 17, 7:20pm -
  • The 7 Best Buy-and-Hold “Holdingsâ€� on Wall Street
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  • 3 Restaurant Stocks That Will Follow Chipotle Lower
    InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsThe latest Chipotle scandal may take attention away momentarily, but several restaurant stocks are about to have a reckoning of their own.The post 3 Restaurant Stocks That Will Follow Ch…
    - 2 days ago, 21 Jul 17, 6:13pm -
  • Blue Apron Holdings Inc (APRN) Stock Isn’t as Screwed as It Seems
    InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsBlue Apron (APRN) is under Amazon's (AMZN) thumb now, but APRN stock could thrive if it does more than ship meals in a box.The post Blue Apron Holdings Inc (APRN) Stock Isn’t as Screwe…
    - 2 days ago, 21 Jul 17, 6:00pm -
  • 3 Vanguard International Funds to Buy
    InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsNow’s a compelling time to trim a little from U.S. stocks to invest abroad. These are the best Vanguard international funds for the job.The post 3 Vanguard International Funds to…
    - 2 days ago, 21 Jul 17, 5:46pm -
  • Sears Holdings Corp (SHLD) Stock Is Going to Zero No Matter What
    InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsSHLD stock won’t be able to survive much longer on asset sales and store closures. It’s only a matter of time before Sears is forced into bankruptcy.The post Sears Holdings…
    - 2 days ago, 21 Jul 17, 5:17pm -
  • Elon Musk Claims Verbal OK for Underground Hyperloop
    InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsElon Musk has received the verbal OK for an underground Hyperloop in the future that can take passengers from New York to D.C. in 29 minutes.The post Elon Musk Claims Verbal OK for Under…
    - 2 days ago, 21 Jul 17, 4:40pm -
  • Put First Trust TCW Opportunistic Fixed Income ETF (FIXD) On Your Watch List
    InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsAs this young ETF gets its feet under it, keep an eye out -- FIXD could become a fixture in retirement portfolios.The post Put First Trust TCW Opportunistic Fixed Income ETF (FIXD) On Yo…
    - 2 days ago, 21 Jul 17, 4:25pm -
  • HomePod Could Be the Next Big Driver of Apple Stock
    InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsApple Inc.'s new HomePod will take on the Amazon Echo and other leading smart speakers. And the space could be huge for Apple (AAPL) stock.The post HomePod Could Be the Next Big Driver o…
    - 2 days ago, 21 Jul 17, 4:16pm -
  • 3 Big Stock Charts for Friday: Apple Inc. (AAPL), Baidu Inc (ADR) (BIDU) and Anheuser Busch Inbev NV (ADR) (BUD)
    InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsApple (AAPL), Anheuser Busch (BUD) and Baidu (BIDU) are prepared for some short-term selling according to this indicator.The post 3 Big Stock Charts for Friday: Apple Inc. (AAPL), Baidu…
    - 2 days ago, 21 Jul 17, 4:07pm -
  • 3 Earnings Reports to Watch Next Week
    InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsThree major tech companies (GOOGL, AMD and FB) which are not necessarily competitors, either, are scheduled to report earnings next week.The post 3 Earnings Reports to Watch Next Week ap…
    - 2 days ago, 21 Jul 17, 4:04pm -
  • Buy Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (CMG) Stock and Hold Your Nose
    InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsChipotle has broken investors' trust over and over again with food-safety concerns. And yet, there's still a bull case for CMG stock.The post Buy Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (CMG) Stock…
    - 2 days ago, 21 Jul 17, 4:03pm -
  • FTC Investigates Claims Amazon Uses ‘Deceptive List Prices’
    InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsThe Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is investigating allegations against Amazon claiming the company uses "deceptive list prices" in listings.The post FTC Investigates Claims Amazon Uses…
    - 2 days ago, 21 Jul 17, 3:54pm -
  • Is Bank of America Corp (BAC) Stock Still a Buy After Its Latest Run?
    InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsBAC stock has been on quite the ride of late, and Warren Buffett has rode the Bank of America wave all the way to the top.The post Is Bank of America Corp (BAC) Stock Still a Buy After I…
    - 2 days ago, 21 Jul 17, 3:42pm -
  • Why Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA) Stock Could Gain 16%
    InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsAlibaba (BABA) has surged more than 33% in three months, and BABA stock now has a clear shot to reach $175 in the next 12 to 18 months. The post Why Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA) Stoc…
    - 2 days ago, 21 Jul 17, 3:23pm -
  • Plug Power Inc (PLUG) Stock Soars on Big Walmart Deal
    InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsPlug Power (PLUG) has inked a deal with Walmart (WMT) that will allow Plug Power to finance fuel cell projects at a lower cost of capital.The post Plug Power Inc (PLUG) Stock Soars on Bi…
    - 2 days ago, 21 Jul 17, 3:22pm -
  • Twilio Inc (TWLO) Stock Bears Are Poised to Pounce
    InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsTWLO stock investors have been given a reprieve of late, but conditions off and on the Twilio chart still point to lower prices.The post Twilio Inc (TWLO) Stock Bears Are Poised to Pounc…
    - 2 days ago, 21 Jul 17, 3:12pm -
  • Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (CMG) to Report Q2 Earnings: Will it Disappoint?
    InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsChipotle Mexican Grill is expected to report earnings next week, and some CMG stock investors are nervous about what to expect.The post Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (CMG) to Report Q2 Ea…
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  • Why Nike Inc (NKE) Stock Deserves Your Attention Again
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  • Trade eBay Inc (EBAY) Stock From the Auction Block
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  • Netflix, Inc.’s (NFLX) Stock Is as Hot as Its Content
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  • Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (LOW) Just Fell Off the Shelf — Grab It
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  • Can Tesla Inc (TSLA) Stock Escape No-Man’s Land?
    InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsTesla is wading around in a frustrating current-less pool. When will the fog lift on TSLA stock, and what will get things going again?The post Can Tesla Inc (TSLA) Stock Escape No-Man’…
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  • Alphabet Inc (GOOGL) Q2 Earnings: Is Disappointment in Store?
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  • Trade Alphabet Inc (GOOGL) Stock for a Major Earnings Breakout
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  • Why Rite Aid Corporation (RAD) Stock Can Survive These Stormy Waters
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  • How Much Longer Can Snap Inc (SNAP) Stock Compete With Facebook Inc (FB)?
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  • Friday’s Vital Data: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT), Qualcomm, Inc. (QCOM) and Twitter Inc (TWTR)
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  • Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) Stock Faces Danger in the Cloud
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  • BP plc (BP) Considering Spinoff to Form New Energy MLP
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  • Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (VRX) Stock Is Back From the Abyss
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  • Has Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) Stock Overshot Itself?
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  • Tesla Inc (TSLA) Stock Rises as New Model 3 Pics Appear
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  • 7 Stocks to Buy to Get in on the Internet of Things
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  • It’s Official: Galaxy Note 8 from Samsung Hits Aug. 23
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  • Trade of the Day: E I Du Pont De Nemours (DD)
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  • 3 Stocks to Watch on Friday: eBay Inc (EBAY), Visa Inc (V) and Capital One Financial Corp. (COF)
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  • Nvidia Corporation (NVDA) Stock Will Hit New All-Time Highs Soon
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  • General Electric Company (GE) Stock – Another Beat, Another Pullback
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