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Calling the top: 2350 on the S&P 500

How high can the stock market go until it hits a ceiling and tops out? One stock strategist says 2350 on the S&P 500-stock index will be the high-water mark for this bull market. 331 more words

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Nasdaq acts as market’s pace car

Just when it looks like the U.S. stock market is tired, the tech- and biotech-packed Nasdaq composite accelerates again and pulls the rest of the market up with it. 271 more words

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Market's pricey P-Es could impede bull's advance

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NEW YORK Mind your Ps and Es. That’s what Wall Street’s doing, as a key valuation metric – the price-to-earnings ratio, or P-E  – suggests the stock market isn’t cheap anymore. 230 more words

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Here's how much YouTube is worth

An analyst at Bank of America thinks your favorite place for cat videos is worth big money.

Analyst Justin Post wrote a note this week saying that YouTube, the popular video streaming site bought by Google in 2006, is worth about $70 billion on its own. 51 more words

Tech

Surging U.S. dollar hammers stocks, oil prices

The greenback surged to a one-month high Tuesday, as traders bet that a strengthening U.S. economy will prompt the Federal Reserve Board to hike interest rates in coming months. 215 more words

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Stocks Overvalued Compared to Bonds

There was a minor bond scare as prices tumbled and yields soared.

The drop in bond prices makes bonds more attractive relative to stocks, at least that’s what the SPY:TLT ratio says. 243 more words

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Investors that sold stocks in May missed out on gains

Investors that followed the old Wall Street strategy of “Sell in May and go away” are probably second-guessing that trading decision. The reason: The broad U.S. 152 more words

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