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The Science of Making Money in Stocks

For the first time this year the Dow lost money for 3 sessions in a row. That alone should tell you how easy the sailing has been up to this point. And why we need to pay the price now with an extended consolidation period.

Most importantly, there is simply no good argument that would explain why the 4 year bull rally would end now. So let the range bound scenario play out. When the smoke clears the economy will still be growing. So too will earnings. And stocks will be much more attractive than most other investment alternatives (especially versus bonds, cash or gold).

Consider this. Have you ever wondered why some people have tremendous success in the market and other fail miserably? It all comes down to two things as is shared in this new commentary:

The Science of Making Money in Stocks

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Bull & Bear of the Day

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New Oriental Education & Technology (EDU)

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This MLP is going through a challenging time with declining demand and weak prices.

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Stock Picking Ideas from Economic Reports

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Roundtable Top Picks for the Week of June 10th

Ideas for Financial and Oil Services and Home Builders. Opportunities covered include Dow Jones US Financial Services ETF (IYG), Newpark Resources (NR) and Ryland Homes (RYL).


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