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The Big Picture: How to Decipher What the Market Is Saying

To be a successful investor, you can't just buy a good stock. You have to buy the very best stocks at the very best time.

And it's not enough for you to simply study the stock itself, you also need to analyze the market conditions in which it is trading.

Five decades of historical studies on past market cycles show that three out of four stocks decline when the general market averages correct. That's why market direction is one of the several critical factors in making money in stocks. How do you tell which way the...

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The Sell Decision: What to Do After a Severe Market Meltdown

As usual, no one “rang the bell” when the 2002–2007 bull market topped out in October/November a year back. Thus, from where we stand now, it would seem somewhat lame to say ‘these are the reasons you should have lightened up long before the recent meltdown.’

This article, instead, will focus on what to do in and after a severe bear market if you are investing your own...

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