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Prepare for 'triple taper tantrum' in 2016, says Morgan Stanley

Investors spooked by the "taper tantrum" of 2013, when global markets took fright at the U.S. Federal Reserve's first hint that it might taper its monetary expansion policy, take note: 2016 could be the year of the "triple taper tantrum". "What is unknown is whether the economic situation will pan out as we see it," said M…

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    If this key trend ends, stocks could be in trouble CNBC

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    If this key trend ends, stocks could be in trouble

    The American economy can't grow alone forever, traders warn.

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    But the search for tax efficiency can get complicated...

    Cramer: Don't make this ETF & mutual fund mistake

    But the search for tax efficiency can get complicated...

  • Is China easing losing its mojo?
    What China reserve requirement cut means for stocks CNBC

    Some estimate China's lower requirements for bank reserves could free up about $160 billion.

    Is China easing losing its mojo?

    Some estimate China's lower requirements for bank reserves could free up about $160 billion.

  • How To Invest Your Money In The Second Half Of 2015 Forbes

    The first half of 2015 is practically in the rearview mirror. SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF (DIA) added 1.8% year to date, through June 26. SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY) returned 3%. The tech-heavy PowerShares …

    The first half of 2015 is practically in the rearview mirror. SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF (DIA) added 1.8% year to date, through June 26. SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY) returned 3%. The tech-heavy PowerShares ...

  • Why marijuana stocks might go up in smoke Consumer Reports

    If you’re like many investors, you always have an eye out for the next big growth market. If you can get in early, you might be able to profit handsomely—maybe even make a killing. For many, the ...

    If you’re like many investors, you always have an eye out for the next big growth market. If you can get in early, you might be able to profit handsomely—maybe even make a killing. For many, the ...

  • Maybe investors shouldn't fret the rising dollar CNBC

    With second-quarter earnings season coming up, could investors actually be overestimating the deleterious effects of a strong U.S. dollar?

    Maybe investors shouldn't fret the rising dollar

    With second-quarter earnings season coming up, could investors actually be overestimating the deleterious effects of a strong U.S. dollar?

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    Photo illustration of logo of car-sharing service app Uber on a smartphone over a reserved lane for taxis in a street in Madrid

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  • How Restaurant Investors Can Interpret Initial Jobless Claims Market Realist

    In the week ending June 18, 2015, claims fell by 12,000 to 267,000. Jobless claims indicate a tight labor market. A tighter job market may put pressure on wages.

    In the week ending June 18, 2015, claims fell by 12,000 to 267,000. Jobless claims indicate a tight labor market. A tighter job market may put pressure on wages.

  • Why stocks are in store for a correction: Paulsen CNBC

    The stock market is stuck between a rock and a hard place, with only a narrow window open for another leg higher absent a correction, James Paulsen.

    Why stocks are in store for a correction: Paulsen

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    Tim Ferriss has dedicated much of his career to the study of learning. As a result, he's...

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    Investors should consider the positives and negatives before including KMI in their portfolios. If KMI’s earnings and revenues fall in 2Q15, this shouldn't affect its long-term outlook.

  • Canadian small-business investment shows shift in economy: PayNet Reuters

    Small-business investment increased in most parts of Canada in the first quarter, with the exception of two of the country's most oil-sensitive provinces, as firms adjusted to the fallout of lower crude …

    Anti-spam legislation means small business must scramble

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    The May inventory report for steel shipments paints a gloomy picture of the steel industry. In May, service center steel shipments fell 12.6% year-over-year.

    The May inventory report for steel shipments paints a gloomy picture of the steel industry. In May, service center steel shipments fell 12.6% year-over-year.

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    Emerging market stocks (VWO) have been treading water in the last few years, due to slowing growth, deteriorating global demand and lower commodity prices.

  • Why Did Microsoft Add BlueStripe to Its Acquisition Portfolio? Market Realist

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    On June 10, 2015, Microsoft acquired BlueStripe—an application management technology provider. The financial details of the acquisition weren't disclosed.

  • How Investors Can Win By Finishing in the Middle US News

    Dalbar, a Boston firm that researches individual investors' performance, has shown that the average mutual fund investor tends to buy high and sell low, underperforming basic indexes such as the Standard …

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  • Should You Include BreitBurn Energy Partners in Your Portfolio? Market Realist

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    ~61.1% of analysts rate BreitBurn Partners a “hold,” ~16.7% rate it a “buy,” and ~22.2% rate it a “sell.”

  • Why XLE’s Fund Flows Have Shown Major Fluctuations Market Realist

    Fund flows into the Energy Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLE) have turned into a new outflow towards the end of May 2015.

    Fund flows into the Energy Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLE) have turned into a new outflow towards the end of May 2015.

  • Should You Include Buckeye Partners in Your Portfolio? Market Realist

    Buckeye Partners’ (BPL) outlook looks positive from a long-term investment standpoint. At a broader level, ~54% of analysts rate Buckeye Partners as "hold."

    Buckeye Partners’ (BPL) outlook looks positive from a long-term investment standpoint. At a broader level, ~54% of analysts rate Buckeye Partners as "hold."

  • Why Antitrust Authorities Are Investigating Apple Music Market Realist

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    It seems that Apple's (AAPL) recent launch of its Apple Music subscription service hasn't gone over well with antitrust authorities.