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Valuation Models Say Stock Market Losses Ahead

Overpaying for anything is a bad idea. But it’s an especially bad thing when it comes to investing in the stock market.

James Montier at GMO correctly observes:

“Over the years I’ve witnessed many attempts by the practitioners of this most dark art to justify why tried and tested measures of valuation are no longer meaningful,

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Are Corporate Earnings Being Gamed?

Are corporate earnings really as great as the executives at the helm and Wall Street want us to believe?

Over 70% of S&P 500 (^GSPC) companies that have already reported beat analysts’ earnings estimates during the fourth quarter. Furthermore, 66% reported higher sales revenue, which is above four year averages,

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Have Bullish Sentiment Extremes Caught Up with Stocks?

Memo to equity bulls: 2014 is not 2013. And thus far, it’s been a bumpy road for stocks.

The  S&P 500 (NYSEARCA:SPY) broke below 1,800 for the first time this year. Have bullish sentiment extremes finally caught up with the stock market?

AUDIO: Listen to Ron DeLegge @ The Index Investing Show

Via our Technical Forecast issued on Jan.

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Gold Miners Are Beating the S&P 500

If you drop a penny from your pocket, it will be a very small bounce. But if you drop the penny from atop the Empire State Building, the magnitude of the bounce will be great.

In the case of mining stocks, that bounce from a very long and painful fall has been so great – they’re now collectively outperforming the S&P 500 (NYSEARCA:SPY) year-to-date.

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