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CI Market Dashboard: Bulls Losing Patience

To read about the activity with the individual CI Market Dashboard indicators this week, visit the Dashboard website. Week in Review Last week’s decision by the Federal Reserve to drop “patient” from its policy statement regarding future interest rate moves has traders obsessing over every piece of economic news as they try to gauge when that increase will finally come. Many seem to be taking a wait-and-see...

Rumored music streaming service by Apple

Sources are indicating that Apple Inc (AAPL) is working on a streaming music service to rival competitors such as Spotify given the lack of traction for its current iRadio service. This is an attempt to leverage the purchase of Beats for $3 billion last year. More exclusive albums and possibly music channels tailored to your region are on the menu. According to the rumors, Nine inch nails frontman Trent Reznor...

Wealthfront Says Tax-Loss Harvesting For All

Recently, Charles Schwab launched Schwab Intelligent Portfolios to compete in the up-and-coming “Robo-Advisor” space that is making waves in the investing arena. Charles Schwab is one of the first “mainstream” financial advising companies that has made this leap, otherwise it’s mainly been new companies that have appeared – like Wealthfront. Up until now, Wealthfront has offered free tax-loss harvesting...

CI Market Dashboard: Fed Losing Patience, Dashboard Indicators Less Bearish

To read about the activity with the individual CI Market Dashboard indicators this week, visit the Dashboard website. Week in Review U.S. monetary policy was front-and-center in the minds of investors this week, with the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting this week and the movement in the U.S. dollar playing key roles in the market’s movement. Whether or not the Fed drops “patient” from is policy...

Bearish Sentiment Exceeds Bullish for First Time in 32 Weeks

Bullish sentiment fell for the fourth week in a row in the latest AAII Investor Sentiment Survey. This is the first four-week losing streak for bullish sentiment since January/February of 2014. Overall, the readings for March 19, 2015, are: Bullish: 27.16%, down 4.44 percentage points Neutral: 41.36%, down 1.64 percentage points Bearish: 31.48%, up 6.07 percentage points The bull/bear spread, which...

Internet Explorer isn’t Dead but its Dying

Microsoft (MSFT) announced that Internet Explorer will not be the default internet browser when Windows 10 is officially released, but will instead default to their new browser which is currently called Project Spartan. This new browser has been built from the ground up and is more like a Firefox or Chrome, according to Microsoft. You will be able to save websites for reading later while offline or even to write...

New “If This Then That” Applications

A new company named IFTTT, which stands for If This Then That, recently created a new phone application designed to reach out to those who many not be so “tech-savvy.” The new app, called IF, works with automation tools that make it easier for all your apps and gadgets to work together. A user creates “recipes” based on what they want the application to do. These are somewhat like commands that can essential...

Apple TV is Coming This Fall, Maybe

According to rumors that have been heating up of late, Apple (AAPL) TV is getting ready for its launch this September. In this context, Apple TV is not referring to the little hockey puck sized device that you can plug into your tv but a package of tv offerings that will be available on the device. According to sources, the package would total about 25 channels including such mainstays as ABC, CBS and FOX. This...

CI Market Dashboard: “Good News is Bad News” Mentality Grips Market

To read about the activity with the individual CI Market Dashboard indicators this week, visit the Dashboard website. Week in Review This week marked the sixth birthday of the current bull market. Some are wondering if the prolonged market rally is starting to wind down, as the recent string of up and down sessions has the major U.S. indexes moving sideways. Last week’s strong jobs report increased the likelihood...

Happy Pi Day!

Here’s wishing you the most irrational of days!     ...