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Stocks retreat as geopolitical concerns mount09/23/14
The market isn't doing badly under the circumstances, says managing director Leo Kelly of HighTower's Kelly Wealth Management. He calls the market's movement "benign relative to the news flow," and believes earnings will drive stocks going forward.
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The market pullback is just "normal digestion," says chief equity officer Doug Sandler at Riverfront Investment Group. He says economic data will be of growing importance as the Federal Reserve ends its bond purchases.
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"The market is floating in a sea of liquidity," says chief investment strategist Doug Roberts at Channel Capital Research. He says there's enough liquidity around to send stocks higher through yearend.
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Investors have a lot to be optimistic about, says editor Jeff Reeves of InvestorPlace.com. Although "valuations are a little stretched," he sees no reason for concern.
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Recent economic figures provide a reason for optimism, says chief investment officer Jim Baird at Plante Moran Financial Advisors. He says tomorrow's independence referendum in Scotland, as well as Fed policy in the months ahead, remain headwinds.
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Wall Street awaits the Fed
There are many reasons for investors to sit on their hands, says chief strategist Jim McDonald at Northern Trust Global Investments. In addition to the Fed, McDonald says traders are awaiting action from the ECB and the independence vote in Scotland.
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Stocks pull back ahead of the Fed
"A certain degree of caution makes sense," says chief investment officer Brad McMillan at Commonwealth Financial. Investors are also awaiting this week's referendum on Scottish independence. McMillan says a 'yes' vote "could change a lot of things."
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Stocks slump amid interest rate worries
President Laif Meidell at American Wealth Management sees no reason for concern. He says the market is floundering, and "trying to get its arms around what the next play is." He expects next week's FOMC meeting to be a non-event.
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Stocks back in the red after one-day advance
Stocks are slumping again, pressured by disappointing economic data. The market needs "a little fear and foreboding," says portfolio manager Stephen Massocca of the Wedbush Hedged Dividend Fund. He says that would be healthy for the long-term.
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