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Will the Real Stock Market Please Stand Up?

Which of the following markets is the real one for 2014?

1) The market that rose Tuesday and Wednesday.

2) The market that plummeted again on Thursday.

3) Both 1 and 2. We just keep rinsing and repeating all year long.

It sure is feeling more like #3 is the case. In fact, 2011 was similar to that with great volatility. In the end the S&P squeaked out a 2% gain on the year (all from dividends). That wrenching process paved the way for exceptional gains the next two years.

So perhaps that is what is happening now with more good times further down the road. And in that light, this grinding process becomes more palatable.

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Bull & Bear of the Day

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Plug Power (PLUG)

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Boardwalk Pipeline Partners (BPW)

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Options Strategies

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Video Reports

Making Sense of the Low Q1 Expectations?

Expectations for Q1 remain low, but growth is expected to ramp up in the coming quarters.

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Kevin Matras goes over the iron condor strategy, which is the perfect strategy when you think a stock will trade within a broad range.

Invest in Surging Frontier Market ETFs

These smaller markets offer higher growth and income potential (GULF, MES, VNM).

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