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Annual Returns

Annual returns can be a useful performance measure, but it’s often over emphasized by the investment sales literature.  It’s also sometimes used interchangeably with annualized returns, creating confusion because these are two very different performance measures.  234 more words

Investment Terminology

$ES_F Volume Profile: Friday, 19-Dec-14

ETH Session
Value area volume: 1,221,832 (71.0%) ▼
Range 79 ticks ▼
High 2076.25 ▲
VAH 2068.00
POC 2063.00 ▲
VAL 2059.75
Low 2056.50 ▲
Volatility 13.96 ▼
Avg(5 day) Volatility 20.24 ▼

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Hot stock market edges up at open

After its biggest two-day gain in three years, the stock market opened up slightly higher Friday.

The Dow Jones industrial average was up around 20 points, or 0.1%, to 17,799, at the open. 101 more words


After big rally, stocks eye new record highs

The biggest two-day rally in three years has the Dow and S&P 500 within reach of new highs, just two days after being 5% off their Dec. 384 more words


Forget Wal-Mart: China Cuts Out the Middleman - China Real Time Report - WSJ

Wal-Mart and Amazon have become America’s main conduits for cheap, mass-produced goods from China’s factory floors. But who needs them anymore? As the WSJ’s Dennis K. 321 more words

China Alert

$ES_F Volume Profile: Thursday, 18-Dec-14

ETH Session
Value area volume: 1,448,042 (70.0%) ▼
Range 233 ticks ▲
High 2062.75 ▲
VAH 2047.00
POC 2033.75 ▲
VAL 2029.50
Low 2004.50 ▲
Volatility 18.00 ▼
Avg(5 day) Volatility 21.46 ▲

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