Caterpillar, Amazon were among the many big stocks reversing suddenly lower in dramatic fashion on Tuesday

Something strange happened in the stock market Tuesday as big stocks reversed sharply lower after opening higher. div > div.group > p:first-child">Thirty stocks in the S&P 500 dropped more than 5 percent from their opening prices with many of the names...
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Why the market is blowing off what has been a really good earnings season

Corporate America is well on its way to what could be a record-breaking profit season, and investors don't really care. div > div.group > p:first-child">First-quarter reports so far are turning one of the market's most time-honored truths on its head — that...
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Ford Stock Is Too Cheap to Ignore: Here's Why

Iconic automaker Ford Motor Company (F) began 2018 with an earnings warning on Jan. 16. This warning was confirmed by a negative reaction to fourth quarter results released on Jan. 24. The company is set to report first quarter earnings after the close on April...
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Jury still out on whether inflation will rear its head. Some 'TIPS' on how to deal

Is inflation back? div > div.group > p:first-child">After a decade of trying to stimulate prices in the morbid economy and avoid a deflationary funk, the Federal Reserve has finally returned to its traditional role of inflation fighter.It may be switching...
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Rusal Extension Could Kill Aluminum's Rally

Rusal Extension Could Kill Aluminum's Rally

Alcoa Corporation (AA) shares fell nearly 15% on Monday – its biggest single-day loss in nearly 10 years – after the U.S. government extended the deadline for companies to terminate their relationship with Rusal, the Russian aluminum giant that is under sanctions. The...

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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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