The winner of last week's Bespoke Prediction Poll guessed that the Dow would close the week at 11,498.00 -- just 0.01% percent from today's actual close of 11,496.57. Congratulations to Jason Meshnick for the winning prediction and receiving one free month of the Bespoke Premium service! Please enter your prediction for where the Dow Jones Industrial Average will close next Friday. The index is currently trading at 11,496.57. Predictions must be in by this Sunday at midnight. The person with the closest answer will receive one free month of the $40/month Bespoke Premium service. Thanks for participating!
Below we provide the titles of the in-depth B.I.G. Tips reports we released this week. If any spark your interest, they are all available to our Premium subscribers. These are anticipatory, ahead-of-the-curve research reports that cover markets, economies, stocks, commodities, housing and anything else related to making people money.
This week's B.I.G. Tips reports: Week in Review (our widely followed weekly newsletter on the markets), Earnings Estimate Revisions (stocks with the biggest increases and decreases in analyst estimates), Stock Ratings (a look at the most and least loved stocks from the major financial websites), Earnings Season Update (key earnings season stats and the best and worst reports), Shorts Running Scared (most heavily shorted stocks go through the roof), Bank and Broker Matrix (updated charts of how financial companies are faring during the current credit crisis), Stocks Up, Oil Down (market performance following similar scenarios in the past), Earnings Beat Rates (comparing this quarter's earnings to past quarters), Oil Breaks Uptrend (more declines to come), S&P 500 In Flux (many stocks shouldn't even be in the index anymore), Retail Sales by Category (breaking down this month's retail sales report), Long-Term Sector Relative Strength (ominous signs for energy?), Sector Bear Markets (a look at average declines for sectors during bear markets).
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