Investors with so many reasons to take profits (busiest week for earnings reports ahead, the release of bank stress tests, poor economic data) are clearly biased toward owning stocks.
Stocks recovered late yesterday in anticipation of Goldman's blowout numbers and now are off their lows today ahead of Intel's report after the bell.
Not only is profit taking the norm after a monster pop like we had Monday, but traders are seeing another good reason to sit this one out.
If the S&P 500 can get to 800 this week, it will mark a 20 percent advance from the 12-year low of 666.79, technically a bull market.
The Fast Money traders and a growing number of analysts are starting to highlight the risk of Congress overshooting in response to the outrage over the AIG bonuses.
Why are hedge fund whales making bullish bets on gold, when this precious metal has proven itself to be a long-term loser since 1970?
Too many analysts are making too many calls. How on earth is anyone supposed to sort through the multitude of conflicting notes on the banks today?
The Bernanke 60 Minutes interview lived up to billing with his comments that the country has avoided a Depression lifting market averages this morning.
Jim Cramer reveals three things that must be in place before you even think about investing.
Stocks are flying high but investors could soon decide the signal from the bond market may not be positive, especially for equities.
The "Fast Money" traders give their final trades of the day.
Investors buying a mutual fund in a taxable account by year-end can get stuck paying taxes on gains they didn't earn.
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