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March 28, 2008

A better April? We think there’s a good chance of it. Stock prices backpedaled this week, surrendering about a third of last week’s explosive gains. All in all, though, the picture still looks encouraging for April and beyond.

March 20, 2008

Was that the bottom? I mean, THE bottom? Well, there’s a good chance it was. Monday’s stock market low had all the marks of a final, panicky washout. But even more encouraging was today’s action, in which financial stocks skyrocketed while inflation-sensitive commodities (especially gold) plunged.

Feeling the Pain

Stock market investors aren’t happy campers tonight, with the major indexes closing the session at fresh 2005 lows. More selling appears likely at tomorrow’s open on the heels of this afternoon’s wet-blanket earnings report from technology bellwether IBM. But is the world coming to an end? Hardly.

Now They're Talking Turkey

Wall Street’s sharp sell-off yesterday and today is exactly what the stock market needed. For the past couple of weeks, I’ve warned you that share prices (in general) were too high and values stretched too thin. A “correction” now is essential if the market is to restore its health and move on to new recovery highs.

Now They’re Talking Turkey

Wall Street’s sharp sell-off yesterday and today is exactly what the stock market needed. For the past couple of weeks, I’ve warned you that share prices (in general) were too high and values stretched too thin. A “correction” now is essential if the market is to restore its health and move on to new recovery highs.