With the S&P 500 at record highs that is precisely the environment in which we find ourselves today.
Stocks have pushed high enough that investors have to plan for a pullback in the not-too-distant future.
Too much bullishness is widely in evidence as investors and traders have been totally conditioned to 'buy the dip' and believe that the Fed has their backs.
Apple is the most valuable company after shares jump more than 19% since mid-April. The catalyst: the company's decision to boost its dividend 15% and buy back billions of dollars in shares.
Moms and pops in developing markets see the world very differently than professional traders do.
The April jobs report looked solid, but the labor picture is being distorted as employers respond to Obamacare.
In the latest installment of Investor Beat: the stock market hits a new high in the wake of better-than-expected jobs numbers.
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All hail the bull market, which ended the week with a big rally. But it also is starting to look a little like 1987, which suffered an epic blow-out.
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