Picking stocks in a bull market is so easy the GEICO caveman could do it. After all, when the broader market indices, like the S&P 500, trade at average price-to-earnings (P/E) and price-to-sales ratios (P/S) of 24.4 and 2.2, respectively, just about every stock in the index is rising.
Of course, buying a market with such high multiples is fraught with danger. Both ratios are at extreme....More>>>
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September 13, 2017: Markets opened mixed Wednesday and none of the major indexes has strayed far from the break-even line with less than an hour to go until the closing bell. The producer price index rose by 0.2%, a little less than expected. Among the sectors, energy has posted the largest gain following the report on U.S. inventories while real estate and healthcare lagged. WTI crude....More>>>
President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris climate change accord has certainly resulted in a backlash from corporate America. Despite some evidence pointing to the accord as being a “bad deal” for American taxpayers and workers, CEOs including Tesla Inc (NASDAQ: TSLA)’s....More>>>
U.S. equities once again danced around the unchanged line on Wednesday. The lack of volatility remained as headlines were filled with the fallout from President Donald Trump’s decision on Tuesday to fire FBI Director James Comey.
The political chaos that has resulted (with many calling it a constitutional crisis, despite the move being well within Trump’s executive powers)....More>>>
Apple Inc stock has gained around 40% YTD. Does AAPL stock still have any upside left?
After creating a new all-timehigh of $145.46, shares of Cupertino, California, based tech giant Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) have been trending downwards over the past week. For the first time in more than 4 months Apple stock breached the technically important 20-day moving average line. Apple....More>>>
As a company, Carter’s (NYSE:CRI) primarily operates in the baby and young child apparel segments. Its main brands are Carter’s and OshKosh, with the latter being acquired in 2005. As of 2016, these two brands have combined to hold a market-leading share of 17.8% (14.9% for Carter’s & 2.9% for OshKosh) in the $21 billion target market for kids between....More>>>
March 20, 2017: Markets opened slightly lower Monday and traded close to the break-even line all day. Leading indicators and consumer sentiment readings were both strong. Only the materials sector traded high late in the afternoon while energy and utilities were the laggards. The blue chips were performing best. WTI crude oil for April delivery settled at $48.22 a barrel, down 1.2% on the....More>>>
After an impressive rally post its last earnings, is DIS stock a buy going into its Q1-2017 earnings?
Walt Disney Co(NYSE:DIS) is scheduled to report its Q1-2017 earnings on Feb 7th, after the market close. DIS stock price in 2016 had been more or less flat but it has gained more than 16% since the company’s last quarterly earnings on Nov 10th, 2016. Disney had missed....More>>>
Market research firm MBLM has released its latest Brand Intimacy Report, which measures the emotional attachment consumers have to various brands. The study reveals that a strong connection is a key ingredient to a better relationship with customers. This translates to better results for the company over the long term, and likely will have a positive effect on its stock price.