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Interview With Michael Gayed: The Market Sector That's Most Unloved

The investment strategist explains what really makes markets go up and down, and shares his thoughts on specific sectors.

Russia Sends Dow Down 200+; Is Ukraine a Black-Swan Event?

Tension in the Crimean region of Ukraine sent the Dow plunging, but the Fear Index remains relatively subdued. What's behind the disparity?

The Great Mini-Rotation: Investors May Move Into These Sectors Next

From the Buzz & Banter: Investors move their money from overbought sectors to weak sectors during a bull market, keeping the rally alive.

Things are Looking Up in Ukraine, Really

There are positive signs despite the chaos. Investors should not pile into Ukrainian securities just yet, however.

Jeff Saut: Reports of Consumer Spending's Death Have Been Greatly Exaggerated

But habits may have changed. When folks aren't buying houses and cars, they tend to spend money on casual dining and apparel.

Beware the Parabolic Curve in Biotech

Biotech stocks outperformed the market during the 2008 financial crisis. In late 2011, something changed: Loose money piled in.

Slightly Hawkish FOMC Minutes Turn Markets Lower

End of Day Roundup: Today's financial recap and tomorrow's financial outlook.

Busy Election Season Adds Spice to Emerging Markets

Twenty-three nations encompassing 40% of the world's population will go to the polls this year. Keen investors will keep a close watch on the politics for potential shifts in the wind.

Trading Radar: Early February Data to Rule Price Action

Economics, earnings reports, and market events for the week ahead.

Why May Elections in Europe Could Trigger a Global Equities Correction

Increased volatility could have an impact on US equities.