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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...

Stock Market Today

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: