Not Even A Bull Market Can Interest People In Stocks – Howard Gold’s No-nonsense Investing – Marketwatch

Stocks move higher as US jobs grow at healthy clip

EDT Not even a bull market can interest people in stocks Opinion: Equity ownership falls to the lowest level in over half a century Want to see how this story relates to your watchlist? Just add items to create a watchlist now: Add By Howard Gold Shutterstock How often have you heard some Wall Street shill talking about all the cash on the sidelines waiting to come back into the market? Or some pundit worrying that too many investors have rushed into stocks, signaling an imminent sell-off? Well, now, we can safely ignore those claims and others like them.

Post to Facebook Stocks move higher as US jobs grow at healthy clip Stocks are closing higher after the U.S. government reported more healthy job growth in May. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index notched its eighth record high in the last 10 trading days. Check out this story on CancelSend A link has been sent to your friend’s email address. Posted!

Beware these overpriced stocks – – MSN Money

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Once momentum stocks reverse course, these traders make haste for the exits. Individual investors also buy these stocks, and I fear many of them have little idea of how overpriced they are. So let’s quickly review the basics. There are dozens of different ways to value a stock. The simplest is the price-earnings ratio.

5 Things to Know About Apple’s Stock Split – ABC News

Apple is executing a 7-for-1 split. That means every Apple stockholder gets six additional shares for every share they owned as of June 2. The distribution will increase Apple’s outstanding stock from about 861 million shares to about 6 billion shares. To adjust for that swing, Apple’s stock price will likely fall from Friday’s closing price of $645.57 to the $90 to $95 range. …AND BRING APPLE MORE PRESTIGE Although it’s unclear if this was Apple’s intent, the lower price could clear the way for the company to be included among the 30 stocks in the Dow Jones industrial average.

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