Here’s a quick, executive summary of stories from this trading week, with a link to the full articles online.
Two Stocks in my Favorite Industry Sector
What’s the one sector that’s been making money through thick and thin this year? Three words: health care technologies. Dr. Martin Weiss gives you the two top-performing stocks in this sector from his Ultimate Portfolio. Find out what they are here.
The Skinny on Breadth
Why is market breadth so thin lately? Jon Markman’s view is that a few large companies — like Amazon.com, Google, and Netflix — are pushing indices higher than they really should be. What actions should you take in preparation? Markman explains.
Cash Will Be Abolished. Here’s why…
The governments of France, Spain and Italy have already placed restrictions on cash withdrawals and transactions. Larry Edelson says the worst is yet to come, as governments seek to move to fully electronic currencies. Find out why.
Why Too Many Bears Can be a Good Thing for Stocks
With the trend in stocks so undecided, investors are becoming paralyzed, too. Mike Burnick explains why this may be the best time to buy.
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Why I’m Getting More Cautious Now Than at Any Time in Years
Commodities are getting crunched, Chinese stocks have tumbled, and cracks are appearing here at home…and that’s just in the last few weeks. Find out why Mike Larson is hesitant about long-term risk, and what he plans to do about it.
The Week’s Hot News
Money and Markets columnist Mike Larson takes a look at key financial and political events around the globe after the market close. Here are the week’s highlights:
Who Wins, Who Loses as Obama Pushes Climate Change Plan
The Obama administration is fighting global warming with new energy regulations. Find out who the winners and losers are.
Apple Falling From the Market Tree; Here’s Why …
The failed Apple Watch, China, and low smart phone sale numbers are all hurting the tech giant. But what’s coming next may hurt even more. Mike explains.
Fed Warns of Rate Hike, But Will Jobs, Inflation Data Allow?
Comments from relative centrist bank officials in Atlanta and St. Louis dovetail with Chairman Yellen’s remarks about raising interest rates in September. But what about the recent, dismal economic data? Mike explores the potential outcomes.
Cult Stocks Cut Down in Latest Challenge for the Market
Single-serving coffee cup makers, wearable tech, and futuristic cars all sound like great inventions of the future. But these cult stocks have a dark side. Read here to find out why.
The Money and Markets Team