Stocks & ETFs to Buy

Prognosticating on stocks in the wake of an election is fraught with peril for writer and reader alike. Just look at how the Dow Jones Industrial Average went from being down 800 points overnight to closing Wednesday up more than 250 points. That’s some swing!  However, the market seems to… Read More

Prognosticating on stocks in the wake of an election is fraught with peril for writer and reader alike. Just look at how the Dow Jones Industrial Average went from being down 800 points overnight to closing Wednesday up more than 250 points. That’s some swing!  However, the market seems to… Read More

Let me say that what follows is in no way, shape or form an endorsement of Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump. Frankly, I’m not happy with either candidate and simply want what’s best for our country, its citizens and its economy.  Political beliefs aside, I am a believer in statistics. Read More

Let me say that what follows is in no way, shape or form an endorsement of Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump. Frankly, I’m not happy with either candidate and simply want what’s best for our country, its citizens and its economy.  Political beliefs aside, I am a believer in statistics. Read More

Even in a market that seems to be floundering ahead of an unusual (to put it mildly) presidential election, there are always stocks giving us nice technical setups.  One such stock is Waste Management (NYSE: WM), a waste collection and recycling company that also develops landfill gas-to-energy facilities in the… Read More

Even in a market that seems to be floundering ahead of an unusual (to put it mildly) presidential election, there are always stocks giving us nice technical setups.  One such stock is Waste Management (NYSE: WM), a waste collection and recycling company that also develops landfill gas-to-energy facilities in the… Read More

Technical patterns are similar to the scarecrow in the “Wizard of Oz.” They may not “know” where the stock is supposed to be going, but they lead the way successfully because so many people trust in them, just as Dorothy trusted in the brainless-but-loveable character. Like the scarecrow, chart patterns… Read More

Technical patterns are similar to the scarecrow in the “Wizard of Oz.” They may not “know” where the stock is supposed to be going, but they lead the way successfully because so many people trust in them, just as Dorothy trusted in the brainless-but-loveable character. Like the scarecrow, chart patterns… Read More

I consider myself an early adopter of technology, and when it comes to Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL), I’d say I’m borderline obsessive. In fact, my obsession goes back to the early 1980s, when I first laid my hands on my Apple II home computer.  But it isn’t just about having the… Read More

I consider myself an early adopter of technology, and when it comes to Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL), I’d say I’m borderline obsessive. In fact, my obsession goes back to the early 1980s, when I first laid my hands on my Apple II home computer.  But it isn’t just about having the… Read More

I recently found myself sitting in the warm Texas sun with a few beers, some of the best barbecue in Dallas and friends visiting from all over — Australia, Zimbabwe, South Africa and a few from the States. Two topics kept coming up in our conversation: travel and… Read More

I recently found myself sitting in the warm Texas sun with a few beers, some of the best barbecue in Dallas and friends visiting from all over — Australia, Zimbabwe, South Africa and a few from the States. Two topics kept coming up in our conversation: travel and… Read More

I think it’s safe to say market sentiment is not particularly positive these days. Billionaire investor Ken Fisher says this is the “most joyless” bull market ever seen, while my research has been warning for some time that we are headed for a market correction… or worse. When investors are… Read More

I think it’s safe to say market sentiment is not particularly positive these days. Billionaire investor Ken Fisher says this is the “most joyless” bull market ever seen, while my research has been warning for some time that we are headed for a market correction… or worse. When investors are… Read More

With the Federal Reserve seemingly conflicted about when to raise short-term interest rates, it is no wonder the market has been chopping sideways for weeks, unsure of which direction to break out. Some interest-rate sensitive sectors have fared worse, but this now sets up a buying opportunity.  Looking… Read More

With the Federal Reserve seemingly conflicted about when to raise short-term interest rates, it is no wonder the market has been chopping sideways for weeks, unsure of which direction to break out. Some interest-rate sensitive sectors have fared worse, but this now sets up a buying opportunity.  Looking… Read More

Pundits have been making a big deal out of the S&P 500’s tight range over the past few weeks. That’s because this type of pattern typically sets the index up for an explosive move when it finally breaks out of the range. The same pattern can easily be spotted on… Read More

Pundits have been making a big deal out of the S&P 500’s tight range over the past few weeks. That’s because this type of pattern typically sets the index up for an explosive move when it finally breaks out of the range. The same pattern can easily be spotted on… Read More