April Giveaway, Free Top Selling Books For Education

The Falkin Investing Organization, a 501c (3) nonprofit dedicated to free financial education worldwide gives out free financial books every month to randomly selected participants. As of today we are now accepting April requests. To receive a book, you simply need to write a personal letter (no emails) to the Organization, and choose the book […]

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Blain’s Nightly Stock Picks, March 27 2008

As I stated in my morning stock report that a fall for the NASDAQ under 2300 should lead to a rough day overall, and that is just what we got. Both major indices fell on increasing volume today suggesting the market may need more work. The NASDAQ tumbled 1.87%, and the S&P 500 lost 1.15%. […]

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Morning Stock Report, March 27 2008

Economic news has the market split on the future outlook this morning as the indices are almost unchanged. Unchanged that is less the NASDAQ which is still feeling the results from the Oracle earnings last night. The big economic news today is that GDP growth was only .6% compared 4.9% in the last quarter. Basically, […]

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Blain’s Nightly Stock Picks, March 26 2008

The market today started sour after a negative durable goods report, and the rest of the session was really uneventful… …until Oracle tanked 10% on earnings at the closing bell. This brought down the rest of the NASDAQ in post-hours trading which now looks to start the day tomorrow on a gloomy note. On the […]

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Morning Stock Report, March 26 2008

The market has gapped .5% this morning to the downside as durable goods came in with a negative note. Orders to factories of big ticket manufactured goods fell for a second straight month which provides more evidence of a struggling economy. I am surprised we didn’t see more negativity yesterday after consumer confidence fell hard […]

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Sunday Market Insight, Defining the Trends

The market ended last week both with positive gains and also with positive momentum. With the fed cut and Bear Stearns news behind us, could we really be ready for a rally? At the close Friday both indices still finished within their current horizontal channels which can be seen visually below. Momentum suggests the NASDAQ […]

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