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See Which 10 Guru Fund Managers Hold American Airlines Group

published about 7 hours ago
When hedge fund manager "titans" think alike, investors are wise to pay attention. At Holdings Channel, we have reviewed 3,609 13F filings for the 09/30/2014 reporting period, and noticed that American Airlines Group (NASD: AAL) was held by 10 of the particular managers we have flagged as "titans" most widely followed by investors. It is not every day we see this many notable hedge fund managers thinking alike, so we wanted to take a closer look.

What Are Technical Indicators Saying About The Market?

published about 8 hours ago
What Are Technical Indicators Saying About The Market?
It was just a week ago that financial headlines bemoaned the market having suffered its worst week in 2 ½ years. The bears came out of hiding with scary forecasts. Plunging oil prices, previously thought to be a positive for global economies, were suddenly seen as a major negative, along with the collapse of Russia’s economy and currency. Warnings of a potential global meltdown, perhaps even a 1998 style mini-crash, grew in number.

FOMC Statement: Inflation Determines Timing of First Move -- We Will Likely Be Waiting a Long, Long Time

published about 9 hours ago
The market focus was initially on the statement swapping into “can be patient” from “considerable time”. Post the Yellen press conference; markets increasingly focused on no rise in rates before the April 30 / May 1 meeting. Reading through the statement and listening to Yellen's Q&A the market should be focused on the timing of inflation rather than a set schedule from the Fed -- and the Fed's concern about low inflation has risen. From our perspective, inflation is going ... more

Friday Sector Laggards: Consumer Products, Services

published about 9 hours ago
Friday Sector Laggards: Consumer Products, Services
In afternoon trading on Friday, Consumer Products stocks are the worst performing sector, showing a 0.1% loss. Within that group, Hasbro (NASD: HAS) and Mattel (NASD: MAT) are two of the day's laggards, showing a loss of 5.8% and 5.3%, respectively. Among consumer products ETFs, one ETF following the sector is the iShares U.S. Consumer Goods ETF (AMEX: IYK), which is up 0.2% on the day, and up 11.51% year-to-date. Hasbro, meanwhile, is up 2.96% year-to-date, and Mattel, is down ... more

Friday Sector Leaders: Energy, Materials

published about 9 hours ago
Friday Sector Leaders: Energy, Materials
Looking at the sectors faring best as of midday Friday, shares of Energy companies are outperforming other sectors, up 1.7%. Within the sector, Transocean (NYSE: RIG) and Denbury Resources (NYSE: DNR) are two large stocks leading the way, showing a gain of 6.7% and 5.7%, respectively. Among energy ETFs, one ETF following the sector is the Energy Select Sector SPDR ETF (AMEX: XLE), which is up 1.7% on the day, and down 8.72% year-to-date. Transocean, meanwhile, is down 54.89% year-to-date, ... more