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Municipal Bond Yield Book, circa 1942

The municipal bond market is reaching a tipping point. E-trading is going to push it over.

When I started in this business back when dinosaurs roamed the earth, all you needed to trade bonds was a phone, the Pink Sheets and a Monroe-Trader bond calculator. For those of you already lost, the Pink Sheets were booklets, printed on pink paper....More>>>

Can Luxfer Translate Its Skillset Into Real Results?

Leadership is a funny word – you can be the best at something, but if that “something” isn’t all that valuable, then it’s hard to make real money from that leadership. That’s my initial impression of Luxfer (NYSE:LXFR) as I do believe this company has a strong position in specialty metal and metal products (including magnesium alloys/powders, zirconium,....More>>>

Can Luxfer Translate Its Skillset Into Real Results?

Leadership is a funny word – you can be the best at something, but if that “something” isn’t all that valuable, then it’s hard to make real money from that leadership. That’s my initial impression of Luxfer (NYSE:LXFR) as I do believe this company has a strong position in specialty metal and metal products (including magnesium alloys/powders, zirconium,....More>>>

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China's local stock market has fallen for four consecutive weeks. Investors are spooked.   And for good reason…   China has been cracking down on speculation and financial leverage. And that has caused turbulence in the market. As Bloomberg reported over the weekend…   The [Chinese government's] tightening campaign has erased at least $453 billion....More>>>

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The U.S. dollar rose on Friday after a meeting between President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe produced no major pronouncements on either countrys currency policy.

Trump has accused Japans car makers of engaging in unfair trade practices and the country of undervaluing the yen. His recent complaints about the dollars strength had raised worries in Japan that he might....More>>>

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On Wednesday, our Under the Radar Moversnewsletter suggestedsmall cap oncology stock Champions Oncology (NASDAQ: CSBR) as a buy for our short-term portfolio:

Normally we’d like for a new “turnaround” trade to be decisively above the 200-day moving average line (green) before pulling the trigger. We’re going to go ahead and step into Champions Oncology anyway, though,....More>>>

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American families can afford bigger helping of Thanksgiving dinner this year.

A classic Thanksgiving dinner will cost$49.87 for a gathering of 10, just under $5 per person, according to figures out this week from the American Farm Bureau Federation. The total is a step back from 2015s all-time high of $50.11.

If you adjust for inflation, the price is lower this year than when we first....More>>>

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Why Jack Bogle Prefers Index Funds to Index ETFs

The Department of Labor’s Conflict of Interest Rule, if implemented in its current form, will force advisors to choose between employer-sponsored retirement plan business and traditional wealth management, according to....More>>>

Top 5 Value Stocks To Watch Right Now

For the first time since I started investing, I have added a stock to my portfolio which is at its all-time high: Broadcom (NASDAQ:AVGO).

AVGO data by YCharts

Broadcom has got some safety issues, but I think they are controllable at the moment. The main reason I have added it to my portfolio is because it is a great combination of a value stock and a growth stock. It has a solid....More>>>

Hot Safest Stocks To Own For 2017

January 3, 2017: Here are four stocks trading with relatively heavy volume among 23equities making new 52-week lows in Tuesday’s session. On the NYSE, advancers led decliners by about3 to 1and on the Nasdaq advancers led decliners by nearly 2 to 1. Total volume reached about 75of the daily average.

Xerox Corp. (NYSE: XRX) dropped about 23% on Tuesday to post a new 52-week low of $6.46....More>>>