Stocks Mixed After Weak Energy Prices Offset Strong Earnings

The major U.S. indexes were mixed over the past week. Reports that OPEC and Russia are ready to increase production amid concerns over a slowdown in Iran and Venezuela pushed down WTI crude oil prices sharply to less than $70.00 per barrel. The Energy Select Sector...
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Bank of America outlines tips investors can use to beat the market

There are several ways fund managers and investors can outperform the benchmark stock indexes, according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch. div > div.group > p:first-child"> So far this year, 60 percent of active fund managers are beating their respective...
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No recession until late 2020, so keep buying stocks, Credit Suisse says

A U.S. recession probably won't happen for another two years, and in the meantime stocks are a good bet, according to closely-followed Credit Suisse analyst Andrew Garthwaite. div > div.group > p:first-child"> "We conclude that a US recession is unlikely...
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Moody's warns of 'particularly large' wave of junk bond defaults ahead

With corporate debt hitting its highest levels since before the financial crisis, Moody's is warning that substantial trouble is ahead for junk bonds when the next downturn hits. div > div.group > p:first-child"> The ratings agency said low interest rates and...
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How much is call reluctance costing you?

How much is call reluctance costing you?

Shutterstock photoProfessional salespeople are the most important players in the marketplace. The justification for my position springs from a classic business maxim: Nothing happens until somebody makes a sale. But professional selling is as hard as it is important -...

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