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Valuation analysis update for Amgen, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN)

In addition to being an update to our previous fair value analysis for Amgen, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) this article also identifies Amgen as an attractive trading vehicle.

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The FOMC and our ProShares UltraShort Dow30 (ETF)(NYSEARCA:DXD) Trade

Stock Traders Daily, through a strategy called the Strategic Plan Strategy, has recommended that clients buy ProShares UltraShort Dow30 (ETF)(NYSEARCA:DXD) These trades were initiated in the first week of March, according to the rules set forth in the Strategic Plan Strategy.

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Stock Traders Daily issues Guidance for Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP)

Today, Stock Traders Daily issued the follow Guidance for UNP:

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Trading Analysis for Merck & Co., Inc. (NYSE:MRK)

Investors in Merck & Co., Inc. (NYSE:MRK) have reason to be concerned.  Earnings growth last quarter was negative, if analysts are right about their expectations for calendar 2015 earnings growth will be -3.4%, worse than it was last time, but analysts have good expectations for calendar 2016 and expect earnings growth to rebound to 9.71% at the end of calendar 2016, so if they are right EPS growth is likely to come again in a year or so.  That means Merck is subject to immediate risks and concerns to value oriented investors.

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Trading Analysis for Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT)

Our combined analysis for Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) describes a company that lacks fundamental value and a stock that is trading near technical support levels.  Our identification of fair value is based on earnings growth, and earnings are not expected to grow meaningfully at Wal-Mart anytime soon.  Earnings growth has actually been contracting for the past four quarters, if analysts are right about earnings expectations for 2015 earnings will only grow by 1.19%, and if they are right about calendar 2016 earnings growth will only be 2.56%.  It is hard to justify a PE multiple of almost 17 times earnings when growth rates are virtually nonexistent.

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