Industry Rankings: Insurance And Other Financial Stocks Looking Strong

Every day, Validea uses John Reese’s Guru Strategy investing models to rank dozens of industries using a myriad of financial and fundamental data. The rankings include a value index, a growth index, and an overall index that takes both growth and value factors into account. Here’s a look at some of the current top-rated industries using the growth index.

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How Fracking And The Fed Staved Off A Recession

The Economic Cycle Research Institute finally threw in the towel on its off-the-mark 2012-13 recession call earlier this month. But given the firm’s stellar long-term track record, ECRI’s take on where the economy is heading now — and why it missed the mark on its recession call — are important to understand.

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Guru Strategy Ratings: HSY, BA, LOW All on the Move

Each week, we take a look at which stocks John P. Reese’s Validea.com Guru Strategy computer models have newfound interest in, and which they have soured on. Here’s a look at some of the stocks John’s strategies have upgraded or downgraded today.

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What Does Tobin’s Q Really Mean?

As the market has climbed higher and higher, many bears have pointed to the elevated “Q ratio” as a reason for concern. But just what does the Q’s high level mean for investors today?
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Dalio’s Bridgewater Sees No Bubble Trouble

Don’t count hedge fund guru Ray Dalio’s Bridgewater Associates among the investors who think the stock market is in bubble territory.

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Hulbert: Don’t Buy The “Summer Rally”

As summer closes in, many advisers will start claiming that the “summer rally” will be coming with it, says MarketWatch’s Mark Hulbert. But, Hulbert says, don’t listen to them.

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Mobius: Blame The Internet For Deflation

Deflationary pressures have been at work in the US for some time now, part of why the Federal Reserve has kept interest rates so low. And Templeton Asset Management’s Mark Mobius says the Internet is to blame.

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