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The best small-cap stocks don't necessarily reside - or stay - in their signature index, the Russell 2000. Here's a better way to find them.
The market has been up, down and all over the place lately. So have our stocks. Oddly enough, from last Thursday’s close through yesterday’s close our portfolio is relatively unchanged—down just 2% using a simple average of each stock’s weekly return.
WHAT TO DO NOW: The Emerging Markets Timer continues to flash a buy signal, as the iShares Emerging Markets Fund (EEM) remains above its lower 50-day moving average. We have no changes in the portfolio today.
Despite generally improving economic numbers, the Fed’s Market...
Has every ship run aground? Have all the oceans frozen over? You might think so if you've followed the dramatic tumble of the Baltic Dry Index. The index tracks the price to ship dry goods--everything from corn to cement--and unless the world suddenly eating...