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U.S. Stocks Slide Amid Mixed Earnings

by John R Stephensonon October 24, 2013 8:53 pm BST
U.S. stocks continued to slide amid lackluster earnings for the third quarter yesterday as the S&P declined 8.3 points, or .47% to 1,746.36. Many investors continue to sit on the sidelines due to the abundance of headline and regulatory risk present today, and poor earnings reports have done little to assuage present fears. Yesterday the […]

ETFs – The New Haven?

by John R Stephensonon October 24, 2013 8:34 pm BST
Investors have been quick to realize the value in ETFs amid a lackluster bond market and high-priced mutual funds. Evidence of this can be seen in the S&P 500 rallying 2.4% to 1,744.50 last week after Congress reached an agreement to the budget impasse, soaring past the all time high we saw on September 18th before […]