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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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Hot Stocks on Tuesday, April 22

Hot Stocks on Tuesday, April 22

Television pundit catches the GWPH buzz and points out that it is not one of those “medical marijuana” stocks.

3D Printing Stocks Make Giant Leaps on Tuesday

3D Printing Stocks Make Giant Leaps on Tuesday

Despite Tuesday’s enormous jumps, many 3D printing stocks have low relative strength indices

Earnings Reports Send Stock Market Higher on Tuesday

Earnings Reports Send Stock Market Higher on Tuesday

The stock market surged again on Tuesday, after a batch of better-than-expected earnings reports sent the S&P 500 to day 6 of its winning streak.

Hot Stocks on Monday, April 21

Hot Stocks on Monday, April 21

Our list of “hot stocks” for Monday is 100 percent biotech

Tech Stocks Continue Their Recovery

Tech Stocks Continue Their Recovery

Technology stocks resumed their healing process on Monday after a prolonged beating, which began last month

Upbeat Economic News Sends Stock Market Higher

Upbeat Economic News Sends Stock Market Higher

The stock market received more encouraging economic news on Monday, when the Leading Economic Index climbed to 100.9.

Eurozone Retail Remains Weak: Weekly International ETF Report

Eurozone Retail Remains Weak: Weekly International ETF Report

The monthly Eurozone Retail PMI reading from Markit Economics concerning March remained in the range of contraction.

Solar Struggle Stumps Investors

Solar Struggle Stumps Investors

From the “momentum mania” months, through the tech sector selloff, investors have treated the solar sector in an erratic fashion

A Big Week for Economic Reports

A Big Week for Economic Reports

The week of April 21 brings plenty of important economic reports which could significantly impact the stock market

Gold Makes a Crucial Decline: Weekly Gold ETF Update

Gold Makes a Crucial Decline: Weekly Gold ETF Update

Gold prices took a hard fall after economic reports indicated a strengthening American economy

Pressure Builds to Weaken Euro: Weekly Currency ETF Report

Pressure Builds to Weaken Euro: Weekly Currency ETF Report

The euro weakened slightly as the European Central Bank faced more pressure to intervene.

Another Great Speech by FOMC Member Richard Fisher

Another Great Speech by FOMC Member Richard Fisher

Dallas Federal Reserve President and FOMC member Richard Fisher delivered another fantastic speech in Hong Kong on April

Hot Stocks with Traction

Hot Stocks with Traction

Take a look at how some of our “hot stocks” from Monday and Tuesday performed during the following days

Weekend Events in Ukraine Could Threaten Stock Market

Weekend Events in Ukraine Could Threaten Stock Market

Despite Thursday’s agreement concerning the Ukrainian crisis, ongoing turmoil in the region could impact Monday’s stock market activity.

Investors Watch Rail Traffic Zip Along

Investors Watch Rail Traffic Zip Along

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

Hot Stocks on Thursday, April 17

Hot Stocks on Thursday, April 17

A mystery lies behind the move to the top of our list of “hot stocks” for Thursday

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