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Pisani: Is the retail investor getting back in right near the top?

Just back from a Thanksgiving vacation, and I couldn’t help but be amazed at watching the market inch to historic highs — twice — in a week! But I haven’t changed my opinion: The market is advancing on thin ice. There are several reasons I’m suspicious. Investor sentiment has switched dramatically, from outright skeptical to bullish. That’s not a good ... Read More »

Pisani: Share buybacks increase: Good news?

It’s fairly typical for companies to announce buyback programs this time of year. Often, existing buyback programs are ending, and the company will announce a new program. However, given the notable decline in stock prices, market watchers are paying particular attention to whether existing programs are being expanded, or those companies who have never had buybacks will implement them in ... Read More »