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  • 3M -- MMM - Barchart Chart of the Day 4/7's Chart of the Day - 3M Company (MMM) Barchart Research Team - - Wed Apr 06, 10:10PM CDT Related Stocks MMM - 3M Company Sym Last Chg Pct MMM 93.45 -0.37 -0.39% The "Chart of the Day" is 3M Company (MMM), which showed up on Wednesday's list of... More »
    Apr. 7, 2011 MMM, long lidea
  • FXE Drops. Watch This Support Level
     This morning the Currencyshares Euro Trust(NYSE:FXE) is declining after the European Central Bank(ECB) raised their key bank lending rate by 25 basis points to 1.25 percent. This move by the ECB was already telegraphed by the market over the past month and today the FXE is declining lower... More »
    Apr. 7, 2011 FXE
  • Barchart Morning Call 4/7
     Barchart Morning Call - 1 hr 57 mins ago Overnight Developments Global stocks are mixed with the European Euro Stoxx 50 index up +0.57% and June S&Ps up +0.50 of a point. The dollar is higher and Treasuries are weaker while copper rose to a 1-1/2 week high. As expected,... More »
    Apr. 7, 2011 Barchart Morning call
  • BUY Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF (GDX)
    We have been long gold via the SPDR Gold ETF (GLD) for all but a few months since the inception of the portfolio in January 2007. We believe the prices of commodities in general and gold in particular are headed north as the effect of the massive government spending inevitably leads to inflation... More »
    Apr. 7, 2011 GLD, GDX, Gold
  • Announcement of CD Yields from Zions Direct Auctions - Results for Auctions of FDIC-insured Certificates of Deposit through April 5, 2011
    SALT LAKE CITY – April 7, 2011 – Zions Direct (, the online broker-dealer that allows its customers to purchase FDIC – insured Certificates of Deposit in its daily web-based auctions, announces their weekly auction results. In auctions closed from March 30,... More »
    Apr. 7, 2011 Zions Direct, FDIC CDs, treasuries
  • Pull Out The Walking Sticks: Gas Prices Are Going Up – Part II
    Last month I wrote a post about higher gas prices coming to the pumps entitled Pull Out The Walking Sticks: Gas Prices Are Going Up. At the time I was focused on the Libyan conflict as one of the reasons gas prices would rise. The other factor I mentioned was seasonality: In addition,... More »
    Apr. 7, 2011 XLE, OIL, spoke funds
  • Pre-market News and Views
     The S&P 500 e-mini futures(ES M1) are trading higher by 2.75 points to 1331.75 per contract. The major stock market indexes continue to climb and remain on a sixteen trading day rally. The highly followed Dow Jones Industrial Average has climbed by 871.0 points in just three weeks time... More »
    Apr. 7, 2011 Pre Market Outlook
  • Forget Bull or Bear...This is a Worker Ant Market By Charles Payne,
    The market continues to march higher, with the resolve of a group of worker ants simply on a mission. It's said that ants are the only animal group outside of mammals where interactive teaching has been observed, and so it is the stock market takes on a learned personality that periodically... More »
    Apr. 7, 2011
  • [11-4-7]永远比市场领先一步
    这两个交易日运气不错,节前对清明假期加息导致假后反弹的预判正确,尽管今天(第二天)反弹力度已然不足。前期增配的中联重科、昊华能源、银行地产(招行、光大、冠城大通)整体表现不错,取得较显著超额收益。这两天的成绩一方面来源于对市场风格转换进一步深化的把握还算准确,一方面也离不开个股选择上对于基本面优秀乃至超预期公司的正确发掘。在今年这样的震荡市中,对市场情绪和风格切换的准确把握非常重要。今年以来几乎任何一波版块和个股的行情都缺乏持续性,踩对节奏、先于市场进入、见好就收是唯一能够胜出的策略。市场或许不缺优质股票,而市场参与者对优质股票的看法也都大同小异,但获得一致认可的优质股票在今年不一定能够... More »
    Apr. 7, 2011
  • StreetOne Technical Analysis, LLC Market Summary-04/7/2011
    by David Chojnacki After a decent open to the upside, the Market weakened and began to sell off thru the morning hours.  In the PM buyers stepped in once again and slowly pushed the indices to the upside.  At the close, the DJIA gained 32 points, the S&P was up 2.9 points, and... More »
    Apr. 7, 2011 CHII