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Anatomy of a Stock Market Sell-Off

"Mr. Market" is the analogy Warren Buffett uses to help investors understand the market as though it were a person.

Usually, Mr. Market is as rational as the efficient market we all dream about. But Mr. Market also suffers periods of manic depression – as the recent stock market sell-off shows.

Today I'm going to use technical analysis to show what we're up against as investors and why I continue to say don't cash out now...

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Stock Market Today Moving on AAPL and Oil Price News

Good morning! Right now futures indicate the stock market today opening higher than yesterday's close.

The Dow added 19 points yesterday, but the market reacted negatively to a poor earnings report issued by International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: IBM). According to reports, investment guru Warren Buffett and his Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK.A) lost nearly $1 billion after IBM shares sunk by more than 7% yesterday.

Here’s what else you should know to make your Tuesday profitable:

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Your Stock Market Correction Survival Guide

While the markets did not quite make it to official stock market correction territory this week, the 6% drop in less than a month should have reminded investors that they always need to be prepared for a downturn.

And mind you — despite a rebound today (Friday), this correction may not be over. That means investors need a plan.

These strategies will help you survive - and even profit from -- a stock market correction...

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Stock Market Futures Rise Ahead of Market Open

Stock market news, October 17, 2014: Good morning! Stock market futures today (Friday) indicate a market open 185 points higher than yesterday's close. Markets are rallying after positive economic data in the U.S. eased nerves. European stocks soared the most in seven months this morning.

Here's a roundup of the top stories affecting the stock market today - plus our "Tip of the Day"...

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Stock Market Futures Slipped Thursday Morning on These Top Stories

Stock market news, October 16, 2014: Stock market futures were back in the red this morning (Thursday) as European markets slipped on growth concerns. Additionally, investors are growing nervous about the Federal Reserve's plans to wind down the last of its stimulus efforts. Dow futures fell more than 150 points, suggesting the markets are poised to fall back below the 16,000 mark this morning.

Get a roundup of the top news stories affecting the stock market today here...

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Yes, the Dow Jones Fell 460 Points Today – Here's What Happened

The Dow Jones dropped sharply Wednesday, falling as much as 460 points during the session amid weak economic data and renewed concerns about the Ebola virus. The DJIA rebounded in the afternoon, but still suffered a 173-point decline.

The S&P 500 fell again on the day, its sixth decline in eight sessions.

Here are the top stories from the stock market today...