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‘December’s return may be sub-par’: A Wall Street chief strategist warns that stocks could limp into year-end after an explosive November

History shows that December’s returns may be sub-par following an explosive November for stocks, according to CFRA’s Sam Stovall. The chief investment strategist highlighted several historical data points that indicate weak gains are ahead. For example, in every November since WWII, whenever the S&P 500 gained 5% or more, December’s […]
‘December’s return may be sub-par’: A Wall Street chief strategist warns that stocks could limp into year-end after an explosive November
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A top Wall Street investment strategist breaks down how to invest heading into an unpredictable US election — and what to do if the outcome is contested

Business Insider spoke with Sam Stovall, CFRA chief investment strategist, on how to invest during an unpredictable US election season. Stovall cautioned investors against trying to “guess” who will win the election, especially given how incorrect the polls were in 2016. The chief strategist also said investors could use a […]
A top Wall Street investment strategist breaks down how to invest heading into an unpredictable US election — and what to do if the outcome is contested
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How Stocks Performed After The Worst Hurricanes

[credit provider=”Bloomberg.com” url=”http://www.bloomberg.com/video/80894728/”] The stock market is pretty unpredictable, especially in the near-term.As the U.S. east coast gets hit by the storm of the century, should investors expect stocks to tank?
How Stocks Performed After The Worst Hurricanes
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Stocks Have Predicted Who Will Be President With 88% Accuracy

[credit provider=”Bloomberg.com” url=”http://www.bloomberg.com/video/80894728/”] Presidential election fever is heating up.  Later this morning, Mitt Romney will announce his pick for Vice President.However, his pick might not be as important as the direction of the stock market.
Stocks Have Predicted Who Will Be President With 88% Accuracy
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S&P: Stocks Are Trading Like They Have In Election Years Since 1900

[credit provider=”Bloomberg.com” url=”http://www.bloomberg.com/video/80894728/”] Sam Stovall, noted stock market historian and S&P Capital IQ’s Chief Investment Strategist, is out with his latest Stovall’s Sector Watch note.If history is a guide, then the worst of the year may be behind for stocks.  He draws on over a hundred years stock market performance […]
S&P: Stocks Are Trading Like They Have In Election Years Since 1900
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If History Is A Guide, Then Stocks Could Rise Another 12.5% From Here

[credit provider=”Bloomberg.com” url=”http://www.bloomberg.com/video/80894728/”] “As always, remember history is a guide, but never gospel,” warns Sam Stovall.Ironically, few people know and talk more about stock market history than Stovall, S&P Capital IQ’s Chief Investment Strategist.
If History Is A Guide, Then Stocks Could Rise Another 12.5% From  Here
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STOVALL: Here’s What Happens Next In A Bull Market

[credit provider=”Bloomberg.com” url=”http://www.bloomberg.com/video/80894728/”] WAIT, is this the first or third year of the bull market?This is the debate among the chartists who hate rounding numbers.  From Sam Stovall’s Sector Watch:
STOVALL: Here’s What Happens Next In A Bull Market