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Why Janet Yellen May Surprise and Not Taper Wednesday

The Fed could cite potential weakness in this sector for why more data is necessary before continuing along the same path.

Protect Against Volatility: Don't Be So Quick to Nix the VIX

System volatility is at an all-time low -- but you still need to watch out for event-day turmoil.

Earnings, Ukraine Forcing Investors Into Safer Assets

Geopolitical strife in Ukraine and weakness in the US earnings season is pushing investor funds into Treasuries and downside hedging.

Is VXST the Best Volatility Play You've Never Heard Of?

The CBOE Short-Term Volatility Index is an underappreciated trading vehicle.

Finance and Trading Terms Explained: What Is Reflation?

Whether you've never heard of it or just need a refresher, we've got the lowdown on this financial term.

Have Traders Called It Quits on Irrational Stock Market?

Where has all the volume gone? It could be that only investors are left buying and selling stocks in this market.

All Sectors Suffer in Nasdaq's Worst Day Since August 2011

Today's financial recap and tomorrow's financial outlook.

Opinion: 'Solutions' for High-Frequency Trading Problem Show Lack of Understanding and Creativity

The proposed ideas are just as silly as the notion that HFT actually helps the markets.

Investor Sentiment Falling Fast

New market direction found! The main question on investors' minds is, what was the cause of the decline?

Stocks: Investor Sentiment Falling Fast

New market direction found! The main question on investors' minds is, what was the cause of the decline?
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