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Here we are, entering the fifth month of the year, and 2014 has been pretty much a bore. Sure, there have been some points of excitement, but take one good look at the Dow 30 on a percentage basis, and you’ll see we’ve gone pretty much nowhere. There were headlines Wednesday about the Dow making lifetime highs – – which is true, of course – – but, again, looking at the chart below, it surely doesn’t mean much.
Gold is likely to fall further before it rallies is Mark Hulbert’s headline. In support of his thesis he presents the latest Hulbert HGNSI:
Long Hertz Global Holdings (HTZ)
Social media stocks have, predictably, found strength lately. If you look at the ETF based on these stocks, it’s been painting a steady falling-down-the-stairs pattern for months now…….