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>>>
Congress usually reserves words like “tyranny,” “destructive,” and “dangerous” for condemning intolerant regimes in the Middle East and elsewhere.
But now those same terms are being used to call for the elimination of the federal consumer protection agency that has cracked down on big banks and shady payday lenders.
Republican Rep. Jeb Hensarling....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>>>
Jim Cramer fills his blog on RealMoney every day with his up-to-the-minute reactions to what’s happening in the market and his legendary ahead-of-the-crowd ideas. This week he blogged on:
How bank stocks must be doing if even Wells Fargo is gaining How Donald Trump and fossil fuels mix
Click here for information on RealMoney, where you can see all the blogs, including Jim....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>>>
Legendary investor Warren Buffett advises to be fearful when others are greedy, and be greedy when others are fearful. One way we can try to measure the level of fear in a given stock is through a technical analysis indicator called the Relative Strength Index, or RSI, which measures momentum on a scale of zero to 100. A stock is considered to be oversold if the RSI reading falls below 30.
What little progress stocks made to start the week was erased on Tuesday, as investors retreated.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average slid 6.72 points, or 0.03%, to 20651.30. The S&P 500 Index was down 3.38 points, or 0.14%, to 2353.78. The Nasdaq fell 14.15 points, or 0.24%, to 5866.77.
The Wall Street Journal blamed geopolitical developments and a lack....More>>>