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Don’t Be Fooled by the Valeant Stock Price Surge This Week

The Valeant stock price surged more than 25% this week after the firm released Q2 earnings.

But shares of VRX are down nearly 10% again today, and we think they're heading much lower.

In fact, we think the company will go bankrupt. Here's why...

Washington

The Buried Truth About President Barack Obama's Wage Growth

Don't believe all the hype about U.S. wage growth's ever-increasing rise upward.

This major government institution just admitted it made a few math errors...

Dow Jones

Dow Jones Industrial Average Today Falls 37 Points as Oil Prices Slide

The Dow Jones Industrial Average today fell 37 points as oil prices tanked.

But the energy sector wasn't the only thing dragging down markets.

Here's everything you need to know about what happened in the markets today...

China

Satellite Images Show China Building Massive Military Hangars in South China Sea

The South China Sea dispute is getting even more controversial.

Now, it appears China is building massive military jet hangars in the area, based upon several satellite images.

And they're near completion...

Market Correction

My Chart Shows Why We Can’t Trust These Market Highs

Good news is good news again – for now.

The Labor Department's announcement that July unemployment held steady at 4.9% while adding a better than expected 225,000 jobs was enough to snap the four-day pullback and get traders in the mood to buy.

Those numbers don't necessarily reflect the street reality of the economy, but of course they were enough to get the S&P 500 to yet another new all-time high, even if the Nasdaq Composite, Dow Jones Industrials, and the Russell 2000 didn't quite make it.

This is a near-term bullish development, especially when you consider that, before this recent upward trend, we've gone 14 months between all-time highs.

But... when you see the chart I'm about to show you, you'll agree it's not quite time to pop the champagne corks...

The Fed

Kill the Fed, Free the Markets – How to Replace America’s Scheming Central Bank

Repairing the damage the Fed's schemes have inflicted on free markets will require replacing it altogether.

Our expert says the fix is easier than you'd think...

IPOs

When Is the Airbnb IPO Date?

Home-sharing company Airbnb is engaging in another round of hefty funding, leaving anxious investors asking when we will see the Airbnb IPO date.

While we have no official IPO date set, here's when you can expect to see the Airbnb IPO...

Dow Jones

Dow Jones Industrial Average Today Climbs as Traders Celebrate Jobs Report

The Dow Jones Industrial Average today is climbing because traders are optimistic about the U.S. economy.

The Labor Department reported on Friday 255,000 new jobs were created last month, beating expectations of 180,000.

But that's not the only story you need to know today- here's all the important stock market information to get you ready for August 8...

Stocks

The 3 Best Stocks to Buy Now in the $21.8 Billion Virtual Reality Sector

The best stocks to buy now are strong companies developing products and content for virtual reality (VR).

By 2020, the VR market is projected to reach $21.8 billion in sales.

The future capabilities of VR are going to change the world. And these are the three companies that will earn the most money in this emerging market...

stocks

Why We're Still Avoiding WMT Stock Despite Today's Major Acquisition News

The WMT stock price has gained nearly 1% today on some big acquisition news.

Reports say that Wal-Mart plans to acquire online retailer Jet.com.

Despite the news, there's one reason we're avoiding Wal-Mart stock in 2016...