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Stock market’s 5-month win streak should cheer the bulls

Nothing is written in stone, but history shows that the stock market’s recent performance has almost always been followed by further gains. The S&P 500 SPX, +0.18% has been in a nearly uninterrupted uptrend since the end of October. On a total return basis, taking dividends into account, it has risen in every month since, for 10 straight

Sell (or short) these 3 stocks before you get burned

If you’re looking to invest in the stock market right now, there may be more profit to be made in being a bear rather than being a bull. After all, there’s a whole heap of uncertainty — from geopolitics to natural disasters to concerns about valuation. Adding to the uncertainty is that September is typically

Fund flows show investors favoring bonds over stocks

Weekly flows into global mutual funds indicate that investors are maintaining a bullish bias for bonds and gold, while still scouring stocks—seen by some as pricey—for bargain opportunities, according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch research. Over the past week, investors poured $6.6 billion into bonds funds and $3.7 billion into stocks. Gold funds attracted