Stocks & ETFs to Buy

I recently wrote that, while the downdraft in big-name technology stocks post-election had given the rest of the sector a bad rap, there were a number of smaller tech stocks with good technical patterns. Semiconductors caught my eye a few days ago, and now software stocks are the ones catching… Read More

I recently wrote that, while the downdraft in big-name technology stocks post-election had given the rest of the sector a bad rap, there were a number of smaller tech stocks with good technical patterns. Semiconductors caught my eye a few days ago, and now software stocks are the ones catching… Read More

As the market breaks to new highs and fundamental valuations reach record levels, taking bullish positions in stocks may feel a little risky. If you’re like me, you usually try to wait for pullbacks to get the best entries. But the U.S. dollar (USD) is another story. Its strength isn’t… Read More

As the market breaks to new highs and fundamental valuations reach record levels, taking bullish positions in stocks may feel a little risky. If you’re like me, you usually try to wait for pullbacks to get the best entries. But the U.S. dollar (USD) is another story. Its strength isn’t… Read More

As the majority of the market embarked on the so-called “Trump rally” last month, some of the largest technology stocks were left in the dust. But the tech behemoths’ struggles overshadowed some of the sector’s smaller stocks, which did indeed rally with the market after the election.  In particular, one… Read More

As the majority of the market embarked on the so-called “Trump rally” last month, some of the largest technology stocks were left in the dust. But the tech behemoths’ struggles overshadowed some of the sector’s smaller stocks, which did indeed rally with the market after the election.  In particular, one… Read More

While many investors were watching the election, companies were beginning to close out earnings season with some of the best news we’ve seen in more than a year.  According to FactSet, with 98% of the companies in the S&P 500 having reported earnings for the third quarter, the earnings growth… Read More

While many investors were watching the election, companies were beginning to close out earnings season with some of the best news we’ve seen in more than a year.  According to FactSet, with 98% of the companies in the S&P 500 having reported earnings for the third quarter, the earnings growth… Read More

Some stocks give us plenty of opportunities to play big moves in both directions. For instance, I last wrote about Walt Disney (NYSE: DIS) in March, as the stock was in the midst of a three-month rally. Shares peaked in May and then spent the next five months falling, eventually… Read More

Some stocks give us plenty of opportunities to play big moves in both directions. For instance, I last wrote about Walt Disney (NYSE: DIS) in March, as the stock was in the midst of a three-month rally. Shares peaked in May and then spent the next five months falling, eventually… Read More

Long gone are the days when pundits would say, “What’s good for General Motors is good for America.”  The phrase is actually a misquote of one of the automaker’s former CEOs, but it became commonly used to mean that General Motors (NYSE: GM) was a market bellwether. Read More

Long gone are the days when pundits would say, “What’s good for General Motors is good for America.”  The phrase is actually a misquote of one of the automaker’s former CEOs, but it became commonly used to mean that General Motors (NYSE: GM) was a market bellwether. Read More

Any market analyst will tell you that a low price doesn’t necessarily signal an undervalued stock. If a stock’s trend is down, then the odds are fairly high that it will move even lower. That’s why it’s critical to wait for a stock to prove it has found its legs. Read More

Any market analyst will tell you that a low price doesn’t necessarily signal an undervalued stock. If a stock’s trend is down, then the odds are fairly high that it will move even lower. That’s why it’s critical to wait for a stock to prove it has found its legs. Read More

It’s the “Las Vegas of Asia.” Sitting at the mouth of the Pearl River Delta — about an hour’s ferry ride from Hong Kong on the south end of mainland China, the former Portuguese colony of Macau is the only place in China where gambling is legal. And in the… Read More

It’s the “Las Vegas of Asia.” Sitting at the mouth of the Pearl River Delta — about an hour’s ferry ride from Hong Kong on the south end of mainland China, the former Portuguese colony of Macau is the only place in China where gambling is legal. And in the… Read More

Consistently uncovering stocks that will outperform the market is no easy task. Many traders mistakenly go after low-priced stocks, buying a bunch of shares and hoping to make a big profit from a small move in dollar terms. But a low share price is not the same thing as being… Read More

Consistently uncovering stocks that will outperform the market is no easy task. Many traders mistakenly go after low-priced stocks, buying a bunch of shares and hoping to make a big profit from a small move in dollar terms. But a low share price is not the same thing as being… Read More

If you listen to the market — and you should always listen to the market — then you must recognize and accept the changes in the post-election world. The market is telling us, “Out with old, in with the new.” The “old” are sectors like technology, utilities and other big… Read More

If you listen to the market — and you should always listen to the market — then you must recognize and accept the changes in the post-election world. The market is telling us, “Out with old, in with the new.” The “old” are sectors like technology, utilities and other big… Read More