Why a Stock Market Correction Is Coming in 2015 – InvestorPlace

A stock market correction, technically speaking, occurs any time a major benchmark index loses at least 10% of its value. When an index suffers losses of 20% or more, it earns the right to be called a “bear market.” On average, stock market corrections occur every 1.5 years, while bear markets occur about every nine years.Source: ©iStock.com/blewisphotographyAs you may have noticed, the U.S. […]

Biotechs Rally!

Biotechs Rally!Biotech stocks were really strong today. BIIB led the group with a $18.59 pop! ALXN added nearly $10. AMGN gained $5.34, erasing yesterday’s loss. JAZZ climed +3%. ILM popped $6.61.At first glance, BTK looks to be healthyBTK has been consolidating for more than a month. Its daily MAs have bunched together. Just yesterday, BTK was look bearish when it […]

S&P 500 Annualized Returns – Business Insider

Bloomberg, US TrustSee AlsoThis Crazy Chart Perfectly Illustrates Why You Should Never Expect ‘Average’ ReturnsThis Brilliant Chart Reveals How Patience Pays Off For InvestorsWe’ve Seen Uglier Stock Market Sell-Offs In 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010…Regular 10% returns per year in the stock market are a myth. So are 9% returns and 11% returns.In introductory finance courses, you might be taught that […]

Long Trade Idea Of The Day: Principal Financial Group | Benzinga

The market is open through the end of the week, and while stocks are moving at a snail’s pace Thursday afternoon, there are still some decent trading opportunities to take advantage of.
With the “Santa Rally” in full effect, let’s take a look at a quick trade in the Financials sector that is likely to be successful in the final four […]