Posts Tagged ‘past’

One Way to Beat the Market: Own Stocks Just for One Day

Sunday, January 2nd, 2011

A very simplistic form of market-timing has worked for the past 11 years. It involves owning the Standard & Poor’s 500 stocks, but only for the first day of every month.

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One Way to Beat the Market: Own Stocks Just for One Day

Look Ahead: Rate Fears Stalk Market as 2010 Draws to Close

Wednesday, December 29th, 2010

While traders fear rising bond yields could crimp stocks’ gains in 2011, some bond strategists don’t expect interest rates to rise beyond the range of the past year.

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Look Ahead: Rate Fears Stalk Market as 2010 Draws to Close

Weaker Dollar Seen as Unlikely to Cure Joblessness

Tuesday, November 16th, 2010

A weakening currency traditionally helps a country raise its exports and create more jobs for its workers. But the declining value of the dollar may not help the United States increase economic growth as much as it might have in the past. The New York Times reports.

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Weaker Dollar Seen as Unlikely to Cure Joblessness

Recession May Be Over, but Joblessness Remains

Monday, September 20th, 2010

The United States economy has lost more jobs than it has added in the past year even as the recession ended in June 2009. The New York Times reports.

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Recession May Be Over, but Joblessness Remains

Global Currency Trade Jumps to $4 Trillion a Day: Survey

Wednesday, September 1st, 2010

Trade on global currency markets has jumped by a fifth over the past three years to $4 trillion a day, roughly equal to the annual economic output of Germany, a major central bank survey showed on Wednesday.

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Global Currency Trade Jumps to $4 Trillion a Day: Survey

Even as Market Jumps Higher, Investors Head For Exits

Friday, July 9th, 2010

Perhaps the past week’s stock market rally was only a mirage: Fund-flow data showed retail investors ran for the exits even as the major averages were staging their biggest surge in months.

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Even as Market Jumps Higher, Investors Head For Exits

Europe’s Weekend Will Determine Wall Street’s Week

Saturday, May 8th, 2010

The volatility that zapped stock prices in the past week could continue to deliver some jolts in the week ahead.

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Europe’s Weekend Will Determine Wall Street’s Week