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Felix Salmon is the Chief Financial Correspondent at Axios and is also the host of the Slate Money postcast.

Felix is widely admired as one of the most insightful commentators on the finance world today. Felix has an impressive history having worked at Portfolio Magazine, ... more

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STOCKS I FOLLOW

AABA Altaba Inc.
AAPL Apple Inc.
AGG iShares Trust - iShares Core U.S. Aggregate Bond ETF
AHBIF ANHEUSER-BUSCH INBEV
AIBYY ALLIED IRISH PLC ADS
AIG American International Group Inc
AIZ Assurant Inc.
ALL Allstate Corporation
AMZN Amazon.com Inc.
AN Autonation Inc
AOL AOL Inc. (now part of VZ)
ARGT Global X MSCI Argentina ETF
AXP American Express Company
BA The Boeing Company
BAC Bank of America Corporation
BATS Bats Global Markets
BBK BlackRock Municipal Bond Trust
BBVA Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria S.A.
BCS Barclays PLC
BID Sotheby's
BIG Big Lots Inc.
BIL SPDR Barclays 1-3 Month T-Bill ETF
BK Bank of New York Mellon Corp.
BLK BlackRock Inc.
BNPQY BNP PARIBAS SPONS AD
BOND PIMCO Total Return Exchange-Traded Fund
BP BP p.l.c.
BX The Blackstone Group L.P.
BXUB Barclays Bank PLC
BXUC Barclays Bank PLC
C Citigroup Inc.
CAR Avis Budget Group Inc.
CFA Compass EMP US 500 Vol Wtd ETF
CHIX Global X Funds
CHN The China Fund Inc.
CIT CIT Group Inc.
CMCSA Comcast Corp. Class A Common Stock
CMG Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc.
CN Deutsche X-trackers Harvest MSCI All China Equity ETF
CNET ChinaNet Online Holdings, Inc.
CNY Market Vectors-Renminbi/USD ETN
COIN Converted Organics Inc.
COOP Mr. Cooper Group Inc
CRF Cornerstone Total Return Fund
CROX Crocs Inc.
CS Credit Suisse Group AG
CSCO Cisco Systems Inc.
CWI SPDR MSCI ACWI ex-US ETF
CXSE WisdomTree China ex-State-Owd Entpr ETF
DAL Delta Air Lines Inc.
DB Deutsche Bank AG
DBUK Deutsche X-trackers UK Hedged Equity ETF
DDM ProShares Ultra Dow30
DEUS Deutsche X-trackers Russell 1000 CmpsFtr
DFVL iPath US Treasury 5-year Bull ETN
DFVS iPath US Treasury 5-year Bear ETN
DIA SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average
DLBS Barclays Bank PLC
DOG ProShares Short Dow30
DPST Direxion Daily Regional Banks Bull 3x
DTUL iPath U.S. Treasury 2-Year Bull ETN
DTUS Barclays Bank PLC
DTYL Barclays Bank PLC
DTYS Barclays Bank PLC
DXD ProShares UltraShort Dow30
DXPS WisdomTree UK Hedged ETF
EBAY eBay Inc.
EDV Vanguard Extended Duration ETF
EEH ELEMENTS Linked to the SPECTRUM Large CAP U.S. Sector Momentum Index
EEM iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Index
EGF BlackRock Enhanced Government Fund Inc.
EPS WisdomTree Earnings 500 Fund
EQAL PowerShares Russell 1000 Equal Wght ETF
EQL ALPS Equal Sector Weight ETF
ESGS Columbia Sustainable US Equity Inc ETF
ETFC E*Trade Financial Corporation
EUFN iShares MSCI Europe Financials Sector Index Fund
EWP iShares MSCI Spain Index Fund
EWU iShares MSCI United Kingdom Index Fund
EWUS iShares Trust
EWZ iShares MSCI Brazil Index Fund
F Ford Motor Company
FB Facebook Inc
FCA First Trust Exchange-Traded AlphaDEX Fund 2
FDN First Trust Dow Jones Internet Index Fund
FDX FedEx Corporation
FEX First Trust Large Cap Core AlphaDEX Fund
FIBR Sorrento Networks Corp
FIG Fortress Investment Group LLC
FIS Fidelity National Information Services, Inc.
FKU FstTr ET AlDx2 Shs First Trust United Kingdom AlphaDEX Fund
FMCC Freddie Mac
FMK First Trust Mega Cap AlphaDEX Fund
FNJN Finjan Holdings, Inc
FNMA Fannie Mae
FPX First Trust IPOX-100 Index Fund
FTT Federated Enhanced Treasury Income Fund
FTXO First Trust Nasdaq Bank ETF
FWDD Madrona Domestic
FXE Euro Currency Trust
FXI iShares China Large-Cap
FXP ProShares UltraShort FTSE/Xinhua China 25
GCH The Greater China Fund Inc.
GCI Gannett Co. Inc.
GDOT Green Dot Corporation
GE General Electric Company
GLD SPDR Gold Trust ETF
GLRE Greenlight Reinsurance Ltd.
GM General Motors Company
GOOG Alphabet Inc. (Google)
GOOGL Google (A shares)
GOVT iSh Brc US TrBd Shs
GRPN Groupon Inc.
GS Goldman Sachs Group Inc.
GSLC Guaranty Financial Corp
GSY GUGGENHEIM ENHANCED ULTRA-SH
GTATQ GT Advanced Technologies Inc.
GULF WisdomTree Middle East Dividend Fund
GXC SPDR S&P China ETF
HEWU iShares Currency Hedged UK ETF
HLF Herbalife Ltd.
HLT Hilton Worldwide
HPQ HP Inc.
HSBC HSBC Holdings PLC
HUSV First Trust Hrzn MgdVolatil Domestic ETF
HYDD Direxion Daily High Yield Bear 2X ETF
IAI iShares Dow Jones U.S. Broker-Dealers Index Fund
IAPLF ICAP PLC
IAPLY ICAP PLC SP ADR
IAT iShares Dow Jones U.S. Regional Banks Index Fund
IEF iShares Lehman 7-10 Year Treasury Bond Fund
IEI iShares Barclays 3-7 Year Treasury Bond Fund
INTU Intuit Inc.
IOC InterOil Corporation
IPS SPDR S&P International Consumer Staples Sector ETF
ITE SPDR Lehman Intermediate Term Treasury ETF
IVV iShares S&P 500 Index Fund
IWB iShares Russell 1000 Index Fund
IWL iShares Trust
IWM iShares Russell 2000 Index Fund
IYF iShares Dow Jones U.S. Financial Sector Index Fund
IYR iShares Dow Jones U.S. Real Estate Index Fund
JBLU JetBlue Airways Corporation
JFC JF China Region Fund Inc.
JHML JHancock Multifactor Large Cap ETF
JKD iShares Morningstar Large Core Index Fund
JNJ Johnson & Johnson
JNK SPDR Lehman High Yield Bond ETF
JPM JPMorgan Chase & Co.
JUNE Dhandho Junoon ETF
KBE SPDR Series Trust
KBWB PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II
KBWR PowerShares KBW Regional Banking Portfolio ETF
KHC Kraft Heinz Company, The
KKR KKR & Co. L.P.
KME SPDR Series Trust
KRE SPDR KBW REGIONAL BNKNG
KRS ProShares Short KBW Regional Banking
KRU Crusader Energy Group Inc.
LAQ Aberdeen Latin America Equity Fund, Inc.
LAZ Lazard Ltd.
LECO Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc.
LEE Lee Enterprises Incorporated
LGLV SPDR Russell 1000 Low Volatility ETF
LIT GLOBAL X LITHIUM ETF
LM Legg Mason Inc.
LUV Southwest Airlines Co.
LVMUY LVMH MOET HENN UNSP
LVS Las Vegas Sands Corp.
LYG Lloyds Banking Group plc
MAR Marriott International Inc.
MBI MBIA Inc.
MCHI iShares MSCI China
MCO Moody's Corporation
MDP Meredith Corporation
MET MetLife Inc.
MFGLQ MF GLOBAL (DE)
MGC Vanguard Mega Cap 300 Index ETF
MGI MoneyGram International Inc.
MS Morgan Stanley
MSD Morgan Stanley Emerging Markets Debt Fund Inc.
MSFT Microsoft Corporation
MSY Invesco High Yield Investments Fund
MUB iShares S&P National Municipal Bond Fund
MVIS Microvision Inc.
NDAQ The NASDAQ OMX Group Inc.
NFLX Netflix Inc.
NKE Nike Inc.
NWS News Corporation
NYT New York Times Co.
OCN Ocwen Financial Corporation
OEF iShares S&P 100 Index ETF
OEW Guggenheim S&P 100 Equal Weight ETF
OIL iPath B S&P GSCI Crude Oil TR ETN
ONEO SPDR Russell 1000 Momentum ETF
ONEV SPDR Russell 1000 Low Volatil ETF
ONEY SPDR Russell 1000 Yield ETF
OPD Guggenheim Large Cp Optimizd Divers ETF
OPEN OpenTable, Inc.
OSTK Overstock.com Inc.
OTPIX Nasdaq-100 Profund Investor Class
OVLC Guggenheim US Lg Cp Optimized Vol ETF
PAF PowerShares FTSE RAFI Asia Pacific ex-Japan Portfolio
PCY PowerShares Emerging Markets Sovereign Debt Portfolio
PFE Pfizer Inc.
PGJ PowerShares Gldn Dragon Halter USX China
PIQ PowerShares Dynamic MagniQuant Portfolio
PLW PowerShares 1-30 Laddered Treasury Portfolio
PPLC PortfolioPlus S&P 500 ETF
PRF Powershares FTSE RAFI US 1000 Portfolio
PSO Pearson plc
PSQ ProShares Short QQQ
PST ProShares UltraShort Lehman 7-10 Year Treasury ETF
QABA First Trust NASDAQ ABA Community Bank Index Fund
QGBR SPDR MSCI United Kingdom StratFacts ETF
QID ProShares UltraShort QQQ
QLD ProShares Ultra QQQ
QQEW First Trust NASDAQ
QQQ PowerShares QQQ Trust Series 1
QQQE Direxion Trust
QQXT First Trust NASDAQ - 100 Ex
QUS SPDR MSCI USA Quality Mix ETF
RBS The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc
REZ iShares FTSE NAREIT Residential Index Fund
RF Regions Financial Corporation
RINF ProShares Inflation Expectations ETF
RISE Sit Rising Rate ETF
RSP Rydex S&P Equal Weight ETF
RWO SPDR DJ Wilshire Global Real Estate ETF
RYARX Rydex Series Fds Inverse S&P 500 Strategy Fund
S Sprint Nextel Corporation
SAN Banco Santander S.A.
SBUS ETFS Diversified-Factor US Large Cap
SBUX Starbucks Corporation
SCGLY SOCIETE GENERALE SPO
SCHO Schwab Short-Term US Treasury ETF
SCHR Schwab Fixed-Income ETFs
SCHW The Charles Schwab Corporation
SCHX SCHWAB US LARGE CAP ETF
SDOW ProShares Indices
SDS ProShares UltraShort S&P500
SEA Guggenheim Shipping ETF
SH ProShares Short S&P500
SHV iShares Barclays Short Treasury Bond Fund
SHY ISHARES LEHMAN 1-3Y ETF
SIRI Sirius XM Radio Inc.
SLM SLM Corporation
SLV iShares Silver Trust
SNOFF SINO-FOREST CORP (FG
SPDN Direxion Daily S&P 500 Bear 1X ETF
SPGI S&P Global
SPHB PowerShares S&P 500 High Beta Portfolio ETF
SPHQ PowerShares Exchange-Traded Funds Trust
SPLG SPDR Portfolio Large Cap ETF
SPLV PowerShares S&P 500 Low Volatility Portfolio ETF
SPLX UBS ETRACS M Reset 2xLvg S&P 500 TR ETN
SPMO PowerShares S&P 500 Momentum
SPOT Spotify
SPTL SPDR Portfolio Long Term Treasury ETF
SPTS SPORTS MEDIA INC
SPUU Direxion Daily S&P 500 Bull 2X ETF
SPXE ProShares S&P 500 ex-Energy
SPXL Direxion Daily S&P500 Bull 3X ETF
SPXN ProShares S&P 500 ex-Financials
SPXS Direxion Daily S&P500 Bear 3X ETF
SPXT ProShares S&P 500 ex-Technology
SPXU ProShares Trust
SPXV ProShares S&P 500 ex-Health Care
SPY SPDR S&P 500
SQQQ ProShares UltraPro Short QQQ
SSO ProShares Ultra S&P500
STI Suntrust Banks Inc.
STT State Street Corporation
SYE SPDR MFS Systematic Core Equity ETF
T AT&T Inc.
TAPR Barclays Inverse US Treasury Aggt ETN
TBF PROSHARES TR 20+YR TRSY
TBT ProShares UltraShort Lehman 20+ Year Treasury ETF
TBX ProShares Indices
TBZ Toy Biz Inc
TDF Templeton Dragon Fund Inc.
TGT Target Corporation
TIP iShares Lehman TIPS Bond Fund
TLH iShares Barclays 10-20 Year Treasury Bond Fund
TLT iShares Lehman 20+ Year Treasury Bond Fund
TM Toyota Motor Corporation
TMF Direxion Daily 30Y T
TMUS T-Mobile US, Inc.
TMV Daily 20 Year Plus Treasury Bear 3x Shares
TQQQ ProShares UltraPro QQQ
TRI Thomson Reuters Corporation
TST TheStreet Inc.
TTT ProShares UltraPro Short 20+ Year Trs
TUZ PIMCO 1-3 Year U.S. Treasury Index ETF
TWTR Twitter Inc
TWX Time Warner Inc.
TYBS
TYD Direxion Daily 10 Yr Trs Bull 3X Shares
TYNS
TYO Direxion Shares ETF Trust
UBER Uber
UBS UBS AG
UBT ProShares Ultra 20+ Year Treasury ETF
UDOW ProShares Indices
UDPIX Ultra Dow 30 Profund Investor Class
UGA United States Gasoline Fund LP
UNB Union Bankshares Inc.
UPRO ProShares UltraPro S&P 500 ETF
USA Liberty All-Star Equity Fund
USB US Bancorp
USO United States Oil Fund, LP
USSD WisdomTree Strong Dollar US Equity ETF
UST ProShares Ultra 7-10 Year Treasury
V Visa Inc.
VFINX Vanguard Index Trust 500 Index Fund
VG Vonage Holdings Corp.
VGIT Vanguard Intermediate
VGK VANGUARD EUROPEAN ETF
VGLT Vanguard Long
VGSH Vanguard Short
VONE V-One Corporation
VOO VANGUARD FIVE HUNDRED INDEX
VUSTX Vanguard Long Term Treasury Fund
VV Vanguard Large-Cap ETF
VZ Verizon Communications
WCRX Warner Chilcott plc
WDRW Direxion Daily Regional Banks Bear 3x
WETF WisdomTree Investments Inc.
WFC Wells Fargo & Co.
WMT Wal-Mart Stores Inc.
XHB SPDR S&P HMBLDRS IDX FND
XLF Financial Select Sector SPDR
XLG Rydex Russell Top 50 ETF
XOM Exxon Mobil Corporation
XPP ProShares Trust
XRLV PowerShares S&P 500ex-Rate SnsvLwVtl ETF
XSRAF XSTRATA PLC
Y Alleghany Corporation
YANG Direxion Daily China 3x Bull
YAO Guggenheim Shares China All-Cap ETF
YINN Direxion Daily China 3x Bear
YXI ProShares Trust
ZF The Zweig Fund Inc.
ZION Zions Bancorporation
ZROZ PIMCO ETF Trust
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