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John Burke

About John Burke

John T. Burke, Jr., Investing Editor, is based in Miami, Florida and joined Wall Street Sector Selector in March of 2012. John covers ETFs, major financial markets, global economic developments, and significant investment trends today. With decades of experience as a practicing attorney, he offers top level insight and analysis of the current investing environment.

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Fed Fears Sink Stock Market on Thursday

Fed Fears Sink Stock Market on Thursday

Leading the list of reasons for Thursday’s stock market swoon was an increased fear that the FOMC would raise interest rates sooner than expected.

Hot Stocks on Wednesday, July 30

Hot Stocks on Wednesday, July 30

A takeover by CME Group sent GFI Group to the top of our hot stocks list on Wednesday

3d Printing Stocks Print Money on Wednesday

3d Printing Stocks Print Money on Wednesday

3D printing stocks battled bearish chart patterns to make huge gains on Wednesday

Investors Run Scared after GDP Overshoot

Investors Run Scared after GDP Overshoot

A shocking jump in second-quarter GDP raised Investors’ fears that the FOMC would raise interest rates as it concluded its meeting on Wednesday.

Hot Stocks on Tuesday, July 29

Hot Stocks on Tuesday, July 29

Another biotech stock made a mystery jump to lead our hot stocks list on Tuesday. Does someone know something

Biotech ETFs Fight the Fed on Tuesday

Biotech ETFs Fight the Fed on Tuesday

Exactly two weeks after the Federal Reserve sank the biotech sector, the four major biotech ETFs made a second return to their July 14 levels

Hot Stocks on Monday, July 28

Hot Stocks on Monday, July 28

Another recent IPO led on our hot stocks list for Monday

Investors Remain Cautious ahead of GDP Report

Investors Remain Cautious ahead of GDP Report

Investors were risk-averse on Tuesday, as attention focused on tougher sanctions against Russia and anxiety about Wednesday’s release of GDP data

Another Selling Wave for 3D Printing Stocks

Another Selling Wave for 3D Printing Stocks

The week began with another selloff of 3D printing stocks, as investors again lost their appetites for speculation

Merger Activity Fuels Stock Market Advance

Merger Activity Fuels Stock Market Advance

A weekend of merger activity helped give the stock market a modest advance on Monday.

Eurozone’s Cross-Currents: Weekly International ETF Report

Eurozone’s Cross-Currents: Weekly International ETF Report

The Eurozone’s economic expansion is being hampered by geopolitical turmoil and unrelenting sluggishness in France

Latest Bullets from Federal Reserve’s James Bullard

Latest Bullets from Federal Reserve’s James Bullard

On July 17, St. Louis Federal Reserve President James Bullard, gave us some insight on the Fed’s monetary policy

Surprising Drop in Gold Prices: Weekly Gold ETF Update

Surprising Drop in Gold Prices: Weekly Gold ETF Update

Gold investors became anxious as the yellow metal’s price fell, despite ongoing geopolitical turmoil.

Euro Fades on Dollar Strength: Weekly Currency ETF Report

Euro Fades on Dollar Strength: Weekly Currency ETF Report

The euro lost more unwanted strength last week, as a stronger dollar made life easier for the European Central Bank

Investors See Ongoing Surge in Rail Traffic

Investors See Ongoing Surge in Rail Traffic

Investors are keeping a close eye on the latest news from the transportation sector, which serves as a measure of economic health

Investors See a Slight Rise in Mortgage Applications

Investors See a Slight Rise in Mortgage Applications

As investors keep an eye on the housing market slowdown, the weekly reports on mortgage originations provide current, useful data.

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