The stock market has been on cruise control for the holidays, with the bulls teasing the bears occasionally but giving little back. Powered by the Fed’s cash machine, the SPY has continued on its strong December path. The market is now in blue sky territory, and not even China interest rate hikes and lower consumer confidence readings can stop it. Read more about Sector Detector: Technology Rises while Basic Materials Falls in Rankings

Marching Toward 2011

by David Brown, Chief Market Strategist, Sabrient Systems

So, was Santa's bag half full or half empty? And was it candy or coal? Read more about What the Market Wants: Marching Toward 2011

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Peering into the New Year with Intrepidity and a Glass of Champagne

by Daniel Sckolnik of ETF Periscope

“And it's interesting, when you look at the predictions made during the peak of the boom in the 1990s, about e-commerce, or internet traffic, or broadband adoption, or internet advertising, they were all right - they were just wrong in time."   ~ Chris Anderson

“I figure lots of predictions is best. People will forget the ones I get wrong and marvel over the rest."    ~ Alan Cox Read more about ETF Periscope: Peering Into the New Year with Intrepidity and a Glass of Champagne

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Here's the latest Stock World Weekly. We hope all of you had a great holiday weekend! - Ilene

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The bulls continue to steamroll bears during December, despite closing November with ominous weakness. Powered by the Fed, the SPY bounced convincingly from strong support at 118 and has not looked back, even powering through November resistance at 123 with only a brief pause to reload. Read more about Sector Detector: Healthcare and Technology Retain Top Scores as Holidays Arrive

Santa Fed Just Keeps on Giving

by David Brown, Chief Market Strategist, Sabrient Systems

Is that Santa Claus streaking across the sky with a sleigh full of toys?  Nah, it's good ol' Santa Fed dropping bags of POMO money into the economy . . . and it seems to be working, at least on some levels. Read more about What the Market Wants: Santa Fed Just Keeps on Giving

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Just in Time for the Holidays, a Little Last Minute Window Dressing

by Daniel Sckolnik of ETF Periscope

“A stockbroker urged me to buy a stock that would triple its value every year. I told him, "At my age, I don't even buy green bananas.” -- Claude Pepper Read more about ETF Periscope: Just in Time for the Holidays, a Little Last Minute Window Dressing

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Phil explains how the oil markets are a colossal scam, once again enriching the big bankers at the expense of everyone else.  And of course, our propaganda machine mainstream media is making matters worse rather than engaging in objective reporting. - Ilene Read more about Fake-Out Thursday – Oil Scam Continues Unabated

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Contrarian Alert: Sentimental Consumers and a Two-Year High

by Daniel Sckolnik of ETF Periscope

“A good decision is based on knowledge and not on numbers.”  ~ Plato

Calling all Contrarians. This might be your moment. Read more about ETF Periscope: Contrarian Alert: Sentimental Consumers and a Two-Year High

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The Guggenheim Insider Sentiment ETF (NFO) -- which is based on the Sabrient Insider Sentiment Index --  has beat the market since its  inception in 2006.  This article from TheStreet.com (originally published at Insider Monkey) tells you why . . . Read more about News & Events: Insider Trading ETF Outperforms Market

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Read this week's Stock World Weekly, from Phil's Stock Worldhere. Click here for the archives. - Ilene Read more about Stock World Weekly

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