Archive for February 11th, 2012

No end soon to markets’ herd-like moves

February 11, 2012

The extended rally for stocks is making everyone feel better – and nobody more than traditional long-only active equity managers. During 2011, it was harder than ever for them to justify their existence. …

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This Weekend’s Barron’s: Patterns Suggest Dow Will Rise ~ Caesars Is a Risky Bet ~ Will Israel Attack? ~ Dana’s Growth Potential

February 11, 2012

This sneak preview offers highlights from this weekend’s Barron’s. Come back to Barrons.com on Saturday morning.

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U.S. stocks have worst day of the year

February 11, 2012

U.S. stocks make their biggest drop of the year Friday, quitting five weeks of gains for the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite, on worries that efforts to keep Greece from defaulting were falling apart.

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The Week’s Top Stock Gainers

February 11, 2012

The stock market slipped slightly this week, but some stocks still soared.

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Which Stocks Look Ready to Pop and Drop with Earnings Next Week?

February 11, 2012

Stocks tend to be most volatile around earnings season, when a good or bad report can make or break it. However, a good or even great earnings report doesn’t necessarily translate into a huge pop for a …

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