Plenty of Ways Into This Market

Don't you ever say this market doesn't give you chances to get in at terrific prices, ones that you don't deserve. Take Yelp (YELP). Last week I told you to be ready for the company to report a terrific number and then announce a secondary offering of stock meant to fund its worldwide expansion. That's exactly what this online yellow pages did, and the firm sold a ton of stock Thursday. That knocked shares down a couple of points -- to a level where, if you snared some, it could be considered a steal when we look back.

Or take Wednesday, when I revealed the pattern of this market. For days the indices rallied into the Federal Reserve meeting. That's because market players were confident the central bank would leave its easy-money policy unchanged since the economy is soft, courtesy the brainlessness of our politicians. Then the Fed announces it must leave monetary policy easy because, lo and behold, the economy's soft. Then sellers come in and sell all of the big cyclical companies that might be threatened by the softness in the U.S. economy, even as a huge number of these companies are international....455 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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