Bonds and stock markets are sending conflicting signals about the outlook for the U.S. economy.
Treasury yields, which move inversely to prices, declined to their lowest levels in more than five weeks on Friday. Meanwhile, U.S. stocks remain just below their record highs, and the CBOE Volatility Index, colloquially known as the fear index has remained relatively subdueda sign that investors....More>>>
You probably heard that stocks had their worst one-day fall this year last Wednesday. Is a big, bad, one-day move something to worry about? I wanted to find out… So I asked our True Wealth Systems computers a simple question… "What has happened to stocks in the past after one-day falls as big as Wednesday's (or bigger)?" I didn't know....More>>>
Sometimes I discuss stocks which sit out of my comfort zone, simply because they have a few characteristics which could be of interest to any kind of investor but don’t necessarily fit my portfolio. For example a blue chip stock which has features of positive capital gains combined with interesting dividend. In this case I am talking about Accenture (NYSE:ACN). A little bit more than a year....More>>>
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The recent U.S. stock rally, which began off the bottom in late June and saw the market break to new all-time highs in early July, has been anemic by almost any measure. While not that much seems to be happening on the surface, underneath it the internals have been undergoing change. The groups leading the rally are not the same groups leading the market prior to the rally. It is not uncommon for....More>>>
There are numerous trading techniques to consider for each and every options trade, so Fred Oltarsh at Options Strategy Network details five of the ones he considers extremely vital for trying to put the percentages in the trader’s favor.
The key to trading options contracts successfully (individual stocks and futures as well) is to put the percentages in your favor. This involves....More>>>
Tesla is set to reap massive revenues from the industry which powers every other one: energy. Solar energy will power TSLA stock going forward.
Since its IPO in 2010, Tesla (NSDQ:TSLA) has had short periods of volatility and also uncertainty about its viability as a game-changing company. Elon Musks ambitious projects had raised some eyebrows on the Wall Street. However, recent developments....More>>>
bebe stores’ (NASDAQ:BEBE) fiscal second-quarter report had something for the bulls and the bears. A -10.5% comparable sales figure in the key holiday quarter lends support to the “what are you thinking buying this declining business?” bear case. But a few green shoots – most notably positive free cash flow for the first half – give some comfort to BEBE bulls. And,....More>>>
EFX,FEYE,GOOG,GOOGL,PANW,Symantec: A plan coming together (or a bunch of smoke and mirrors?),
Symantec (SYMC) reported the results of its Q2 a few days ago. The results were a small miss on EPS with in-line revenues. Managements forecast for its fiscal Q3 was for revenues and EPS below the prior consensus and for a short fall on both the earnings and revenue line for the year as a whole.