Foreign Leads Domestic

December 6, 2012

After two months of declining markets, U.S. stocks rallied to end November with a gain while foreign markets proved even more resilient. Who would have guessed? Fear of unresolved debt issues at home and abroad, on top of persistently slow growth, continue to deter investors. Though despite much gloom and doom, markets chugged along. Remember […]

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Will Upgraders Buy Back into Foreign Funds?

September 27, 2012

Europe was one of the strongest performing areas in August, and these funds continued to do well in September. If this continues, Upgraders may be prompted to add foreign funds to their portfolios as early as October. “We are starting to see European funds rising up the ranks,” FundX CIO Jason Browne told Marketwatch’s Chuck […]

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A Surprisingly Strong Summer

September 6, 2012

Stocks climbed steadily this summer and continued to forge ahead in August. The S&P 500 rose 7.9% for the three months ending August 31, 2012; the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 6.4%, and the NASDAQ 100 was up 10.1%. So far, 2012 is following the typical pattern for presidential election years. If that continues, September […]

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