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Net Real Stimulus is Negative

Net Real Stimulus is negative and liquidity flows are reversing as a result.  This has not yet impacted equity prices, but it will as the process continues.  Reasonably, there is a hangover from the fabricated money that has been sloshing around in our economy, but soon investors will realize that it will require new money to create added growth.  New money is something they are not likely to get given the negative NRS as shown below.

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Valuation Concerns for Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)

Pacific Crest recently suggested that investors in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) look to protect profits.  That has surprised many investors in Apple, but it could be based on an important understanding.  Valuation absolutely matters, and although the hacking incident may be forgotten (fixed) soon, the incident did open the door for analysts to reconsider their positions.

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Fundamentals Vs. Technicals at Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS)

When making a decision to buy or sell a stock two things must be considered carefully, every time.  Both of these are very important, but to some people one may be more important than the other.  There is nothing wrong with putting emphasis on one or the other, but both of these must be reviewed every time buy or sell decisions are made; otherwise the decision will not be an educated decision.  The two factors that must be considered are fundamental analysis and technical analysis for the stock in question.  Both of these help us define value as well as future price action.

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Profit Stop Example Using ProShares Ultra Dow30 (ETF) (NYSEARCA:DDM)

There are massive risks in a market that moves in one direction, there are also massive risks in markets that have light volume, and the action over the past two weeks has had both.  This article explains where investors should set their profit stops so in case this rally stalls and the market begins to collapse the gap-down risk can be minimized.

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Tim Hortons Inc. (USA) (NYSE:THI) Is Better than Burger King Worldwide Inc (NYSE:BKW)

According to our evaluation Tim Hortons Inc. (USA) (NYSE:THI) is a much better company than Burger King Worldwide Inc (NYSE:BKW) and as a result competitors to Burger King are likely to be interested in Tim Horton's as well.  Not only would they get a well run company with consistent earnings and revenue, but in addition they would levy a blow to Burger King, a company who has been struggling in recent years.

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