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Smaller Investors, not Always Wrong

Recently, financial media 'gurus' who used to be focused on fundamentals have shifted to being perceived experts on technical chart patterns, but many of the tools they use do not live up to their mythological expectations. 

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AAPL Streaming Media Deal Unlikely

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) (trading report) is on the right track, but their solution is an unlikely one.

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TSLA Downside Risk Exists

Most of the time, traders want to see defined trading channels when they make buy or sell decisions, but when stocks gyrate as much as Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) has recently otherwise disciplined traders sometimes find themselves making very bad decisions.  Reasonably, it is difficult to trade TSLA based on news because one day the news is negative, the next it is not, but anyone trading based on news might also be distracted to such a degree as to dig themselves a hole.  The stock is trading at 375 times trailing EPS, and with news and valuation risk, stocks with P/Es like this move all over the place.  In my opinion, there is a better way to approach TSLA.

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Dow Averaging 3% Since 2000

Recent headlines make you believe that the market has been doing exceptional, and it is had a nice run recently, but let's get real.  The Dow Jones industrial average (NYSE:DIA) has barely increased by 3% annually on average since January 1, 2000, and that beats the S&P 500 (NYSE:SPY) and NASDAQ (NYSE:QQQ) handily.  In addition, if current sentiment has anything to do with it, another major peak may be on the horizon.

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USO and UCO are Not Buys Here

Oil prices have been inching higher since last year, and the conflict in the Ukraine yesterday was only a blip in that trend.  Granted, the undulation in Oil was aggressive, and it has people looking at Oil again.  That is why this article is being written, because people are being tempted back into Oil, but that may not be the best decision.

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