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Stock Market

How Hurricane Sandy Has Affected Stocks

“Reconstruction effort after Hurricane Sandy coupled with positive mega-economic trends in China will boost performance by some stocks,” a prediction by BofA equity strategist Savita Subramanian claimed.

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Should You Invest in Stocks When You’re Near Retirement?

The worst mistake an investor can make near retirement is to be too exposed to stocks.  We have only to look at the recent financial crisis to remind us that too much exposure to risk can bring a lifetime of savings tumbling down to almost nothing.

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Wall Street’s reaction to Obama expected

Wall Street was not a fan of Obama first time round so its reaction to his reelection was hardly unexpected. The additional problem this time is that the President and Congress need to agree a deal within weeks or tax increases and spending cuts will automatically kick in on January 1st with the consequence of no agreement the possibility of the USA slipping back into recession.

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The Market Keeps Ramping Up – What to do with Your Dollars

The stock market is growing, and it does not seem to show any signs of slowing down. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is closing in on 14,000 to levels not seen since before the global credit crisis. Is the worst over? What about the European crisis? What about China? And what does the real estate market say?

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Is it Bye-Bye time for Blue Chips?

The stock market picture today still paints a robust picture. Despite the same, there is a slight weakening in its bullish trend. And it is still to be confirmed by the Dow Jones Transportation Average. Warning signals are being sent by branded blue chips companies.