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Chart of the Day: September Storm Brewing

With a week left before Labor Day, we must look at the chart above. It shows the average monthly returns of the S&P 500 since 1928. Most people think that October is the worst month. They associate that month with the crash of investment bank Lehman Brothers in 2008. But it turns out that the […]

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Buy SPY: Here's Where the S&P 500 Will Be by 2018


The S&P 500 fell in the last two trading sessions, and the "five-year-olds" in Washington are holding up tax reform.

Nevertheless, the S&P is poised for a new milestone.

Money Morning Chief Investment Strategist Keith Fitz-Gerald tells us the three factors that will get it there.

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The Truth (About the Stock Market) Is Out There

Investors want to believe the Fed can support the stock market, and pundits are working hard to convince everyone that the bear market is over.

Don't fall it. This rally is unsustainable, and the Fed's forging monetary policy with flawed data that's doomed to fail.

Here's what's really going on in the markets right now - and what you should do about it...

Why This Indicator Is a Bullish Sign for the S&P 500

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Morgan Stanley recently issued an alert saying that going long on the S&P 500 Index presented the best buying opportunity in 20 years.

That might sound absurd to some, but not to you. That's because I've been keeping you on top of profit-making opportunities before Wall Street catches on.

Today, I'm once again getting you out in front with a chart that shows you how the market has crossed another critical bullish threshold.

Very few people are talking about this yet. And that makes it a big opening for you...

This Chart Proves the Stock Market Rebound Has Legs

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The mainstream media would have you think last Friday was a nightmare. They're wrong.

In fact, the S&P 500's small loss for the day confirmed an uptrend that began Feb. 11. Today I'll show you why I'm so optimistic about a stock market rebound.

And I'll show you why - despite what the media wants you to believe - now is no time to be sitting on the sidelines. This chart proves it...

2016 Stock Market Crash: How Low Will the S&P Drop

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2016 Stock Market Crash: Global markets have tanked so far this year, and the S&P 500 has already fallen 10.4% from its May 2015 high.

Investors are now wondering how far the S&P 500 could drop during a 2016 stock market crash, so we turned to Money Morning Global Credit Strategist Michael Lewitt for his prediction. After reviewing market data, he has revised his original S&P 500 prediction for Money Morning readers.

But first, here's why investors are panicking about a possible 2016 stock market crash...

How to Profit from China's Stock Market Crash Today

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Investors around the world are worried about a stock market crash in China. But instead of panicking, there's a way you can profit from China's stock market crash.

The Shanghai Composite Index fell 8.5% today (Monday) in the largest one-day drop for Chinese stocks since Feb. 27, 2007. The index is now down more than 27% from early June.

Here's how you can profit from China's stock market crash today...

The Week's Big Story Isn't in Wall Street's Losses

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After an "impressive" May jobs report, the Dow Jones Industrial Average (INDEXDJX:.DJI) ended its third consecutive week on a down-note, losing 56.12 points (-0.31%) on Friday while the S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) also fell for the third consecutive week, dropping 3.01 points (0.14%) on the day.

On the week, the Dow lost 161 points or 0.9% to 17,849.46 while the S&P 500 fell 15 points or 0.7% to 2092.83. For the year, the Dow has gained a mere 26 points, far less than 1%, while the S&P 500 has climbed by 33 points or only 1.6%.

The NASDAQ Composite (INDEXNASDAQ:.IXIC) has done much better, ending the week basically flat at 5068.46; it is now up about 7% on the year as social media, biotech and tech stocks continue to rise.